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UPDATED: Severe Thunderstorm Watch, Flood Watch issued for Arlington

Flowers along S. Joyce Street in Pentagon City flutter in the breeze as storm clouds move into the region in June 2021 (staff photo by Jay Westcott)

Update at 3:15 p.m. — A Flood Watch has also been issued, through 8 p.m.

“Training storms capable of producing 2 to 3 inches per hour may lead to an increased threat for flash flooding over the more urban areas along the I-95 corridor,” the National Weather Service says. “Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. Flooding may occur in poor drainage and urban areas.”

Earlier: Arlington and the entire D.C. area are under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch this afternoon and evening.

The National Weather Service issued the watch just before 2 p.m. It will remain in effect until 9 p.m.

“Scattered severe thunderstorms capable of producing damaging winds and large hail will be possible this afternoon and evening,” the weather service said, noting that wind gusts up to 65 mph are likely.

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