High Winds Expected, Tornado Warnings Lifted

High Winds Expected, Tornado Warnings Lifted

Plus: Senators say no more Metro funding if buying Chinese rail cars; Fire damages Silver Spring restaurant

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Tornado warnings expire, high winds expected Monday

An overnight tornado warning and tornado watch had been lifted for most of Maryland Monday morning as severe weather made its way out of the area, but high winds — with gusts up to 50 mph — are expected to continue throughout the day.

The storms left thousands in Maryland and Virginia without power early Monday. [WTOP]

Senators say no more Metro funding if buying Chinese rail cars

Congress would approve 10 more years of critical federal funding for Metro, but only if the transit agency agreed to not buy its next generation of rail cars from China, new proposed legislation says. [Washington Post]

Fire damages Silver Spring restaurant

Moderate damage, but no injuries, were reported after a fire broke out at Krazy Steve’s restaurant in Silver Spring early Monday. [FOX 5]

Today’s weather

Windy with a high of about 56 degrees. A wind weather advisory is in effect from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m.

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