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Arlington Under Flash Flood Watch This Afternoon

After an early morning storm, Arlington is expecting more heavy rain today.

The region is under a Flash Flood Watch starting at noon. Forecasters say slow-moving storms could dump several inches of rain, potentially causing flash flooding.

More from the National Weather Service:

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH THIS EVENING…

* A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA WEDNESDAY AND THEN STALL OUT. NUMEROUS SLOW MOVING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL POSE A RISK OF FLASH FLOODING. THUNDERSTORMS COULD PRODUCE ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS UP TO FOUR INCHES POSSIBLE.

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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