Thunderstorms Lash U.S. Mid-Atlantic, Disrupt Travel, Cut Power

Powerful thunderstorms packing heavy rain and high winds lashed the U.S. Jim Hayes, a National Weather Service meteorologist in College Park, Maryland, said the fast-moving band of storms stretching from Virginia to southern New Jersey dumped up to an inch of rain in less than an hour in some places. Amtrak, the U.S. passenger rail service, said the bad weather had cut service between Washington and Philadelphia. Flightaware.