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Flood Warning Issued for Arlington

Arlington County is under a Flood Warning through 5:30 a.m.

Heavy rain overnight may cause flooding along streams and in flood-prone areas, forecasters say. D.C., Falls Church, Alexandria, and Fairfax County are also included in the warning.

More from the National Weather Service:

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING…

* UNTIL 530 AM EDT FRIDAY.

* AT 1126 PM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN THAT WILL CAUSE FLOODING. UP TO ONE INCH OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN AND AN ADDITIONAL INCH OR TWO IS EXPECTED OVERNIGHT. THIS WILL CAUSE  CREEKS AND STREAMS TO RISE OUT OF THEIR BANKS AS WELL AS FLOODING IN URBAN AREAS.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE… ARLINGTON, ALEXANDRIA, CENTREVILLE, DALE CITY, BETHESDA, RESTON, ANNANDALE, SPRINGFIELD, COLLEGE PARK, SOUTH RIDING, HERNDON, FAIRFAX, LANGLEY PARK, VIENNA, GROVETON, FALLS CHURCH, HUNTINGTON, CORAL HILLS, BLADENSBURG AND MANTUA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TURN AROUND, DON’T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE DANGERS OF FLOODING.

Arlington also remains under a Flash Flood Watch, which was issued around 11 p.m.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH…

* UNTIL 4 AM EDT FRIDAY

* REPEATING ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE LOCALIZED RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES IN A RELATIVELY SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME. THIS MAY CAUSE RAPID RISES OF WATER ON STREAMS AND CREEKS AND IN URBAN AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.

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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