Flash Flood Warning including Washington DC, Arlington VA, Silver Spring MD until 2:15 PM EDT pic.twitter.com/0zWk6n1sQ1
— NWS DC/Baltimore (@NWS_BaltWash) August 15, 2017
(Updated at 11:35 a.m.) Much of Arlington and portions of Fairfax County, D.C. and suburban Maryland are now under a Flash Flood Warning.
The National Weather Service issued the warning around 11:15 a.m. It is in effect through 2:15 p.m.
Forecasters say heavy rain may produce flooding. Already, some flooding issues are being reported in part of the county, including along Military Road in north Arlington and in the area of Glebe Road and Chain Bridge.
More from the National Weather Service:
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A * FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR… THE NORTHWESTERN DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA… SOUTHEASTERN MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN CENTRAL MARYLAND… NORTHWESTERN PRINCE GEORGES COUNTY IN CENTRAL MARYLAND… ARLINGTON COUNTY IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA… NORTHEASTERN FAIRFAX COUNTY IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA… * UNTIL 215 PM EDT * AT 1114 AM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE AREA. UP TO ONE INCH OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY. * SOME LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE… ARLINGTON, BETHESDA, LANGLEY PARK, BLADENSBURG, MCLEAN, HOWARD UNIVERSITY, FORT TOTTEN, ROSSLYN, HYATTSVILLE, TAKOMA PARK, KEMP MILL, CHEVY CHASE, SOUTH KENSINGTON, RIVERDALE PARK, FOREST GLEN, MARTIN’S ADDITIONS, NORTH CHEVY CHASE, FRIENDSHIP VILLAGE, GEORGETOWN AND BALLSTON.
— Ready Arlington (@ReadyArlington) August 15, 2017
Rain continues into the afternoon with a potentially nice evening in store. Nats should be fine, stay tuned pic.twitter.com/QOsBl6Ox5v
— Amelia Draper (@amelia_draper) August 15, 2017