Arlington, VA

Update at 4:25 p.m. — A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for Arlington through 11 p.m.

Update at 1:15 p.m. — The Flash Flood Watch for Arlington has been cancelled, but storms are still expected later today, according to the National Weather Service.

Earlier: Arlington County and surrounding areas are under a Flash Flood Watch starting at 2 p.m. today.

Forecasters say heavy rain and storms are expected this afternoon and evening, creating the potential for flash flooding.

More from the National Weather Service:

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING… NUMEROUS TO WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING IN A VERY WARM AND HUMID ENVIRONMENT. THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR SHOWERS TO MOVE REPEATEDLY OVER THE SAME AREAS AND TO PRODUCE INTENSE RAINFALL RATES IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME THAT MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. THE GREATEST RISK OF FLASH FLOODING IS ACROSS NORTHERN AND CENTRAL MARYLAND. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED. &&

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