A storm with gusting winds whipped through Washington County Thursday afternoon, dropping more than an inch of rain, downing tree limbs and knocking out power to more than 10,000 people.
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Heavy bursts of rain were sandwiched between intervals of drizzle during a three-hour period. Wind gusts hit 46 mph.
Maryland State Police at Hagerstown, the Washington County Sheriff's Department and Hagerstown City Police each reported several minor accidents related to the storm that hit the area around 3:10 p.m.
The Hagerstown Fire Department were called out on 25 incidents resulting from the storm, said Battalion Chief Ron Horn.
He said the storm caused automatic alarms to activate in the city and a tree fell on a home on Magnolia Avenue. No one was injured.
"It was a run of the mill thunderstorm calls," he said.
Traffic lights throughout Hagerstown were knocked out and city officers and fire police directed traffic at major intersections, including Wilson Boulevard and Pennsylvania Avenue.