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Flash Flood Watch Issued

by ARLnow.com August 25, 2011 at 8:38 am 1,485 3 Comments

A flash flood watch has been issued for Arlington and the rest of the D.C. region due to showers and thunderstorms expected to arrive in the area later today.

The National Weather Service says one to two inches of rainfall can be expected in a short period of time.

FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH THIS EVENING

* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP TODAY… AND BE NUMEROUS TO WIDESPREAD THIS AFTERNOON INTO EARLY THIS EVENING. A FEW OF THESE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HEAVY RAINFALL. WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE TO TWO INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED IN THE INTERSTATE 95 CORRIDOR THROUGH THIS EVENING. HOWEVER… A BAND OF HEAVIER RAINFALL… PRODUCING RAINFALL IN EXCESS OF TWO INCHES IN JUST A COUPLE OF HOURS… WILL BE POSSIBLE.

  • G Clifford Prout

    Donaldson Run. There! I win.

    • Nunya

      +1

    • bobco85

      Can someone please explain the whole “Donaldson Run” inside joke? I’ve walked along the trail next to the creek (it’s a nice little trail), but I’m relatively new to this site and don’t get the reference.

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