Tag Archive: Derecho

After Long Wait Lincoln Park in Falls Church Ready For Action

If you have toddlers and/or pre-schoolers in and around Falls Church, VA, then you know the significance of this headline. After last summer’s Derecho slammed through the DC area the City of Falls Church was left particularly damaged. This included significant damage to one of the jungle gym elements at the not necessarily remarkable, but…

Urban “Widow-Makers”: Storms Leave Dangerous Trail In Falls Church

Limb Down in Falls Church

If you have done any amount of back-packing then you are familiar with “widow-makers”. If you have done much back-packing and do not know this term… you should probably learn it before you go out again. “Widow-makers”, in short, are large branches you want to try and avoid putting your tent under because they are…