Storms brought heavy rains and strong winds through Maryland and Washington, leaving thousands without power and motorists stranded by flooded roads.
Fire officials in Montgomery County in Maryland say a man was rescued after a basement wall collapsed on him in a Silver Spring home Wednesday night.
Roads in several areas, including an exit from Interstate 95 in Baltimore were closed because of high water.
Two floors of a Metro garage in Springfield, Va., flooded, officials say.
Utility companies in Maryland and Washington reported that more than 27,000 customers were without power Wednesday night.