Arlington, Alexandria, D.C. and other parts of the Washington region could see strong storms and pockets of flooding.
A Flood Watch has been issued for much of the area and is set to take effect at 5 p.m.
Forecasters say istorms will likely arrive later this afternoon and may pack heavy rainfall and, in more isolated instances, damaging wind gusts. A “brief tornado” is also possible.
More from the National Weather Service:
1049 AM EDT MON SEP 12 2022
…FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING…
* WHAT…FLASH FLOODING CAUSED BY EXCESSIVE RAINFALL CONTINUES TO BE POSSIBLE. […]
* WHEN…FROM 5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING.
* IMPACTS…EXCESSIVE RUNOFF MAY RESULT IN FLOODING OF RIVERS, CREEKS, STREAMS, AND OTHER LOW-LYING AND FLOOD-PRONE LOCATIONS.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…
– SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING AS A COLD FRONT PUSHES THROUGH THE AREA. HEAVY RAINFALL RATES COULD PRODUCE LOCALIZED RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 3 INCHES IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME.
YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.
A Flood Watch was issued for portions of the area this afternoon into tonight. Heavy rainfall rates and slow moving/training storms could drop 2-3 inches of rain in a short time period. A few storms may be severe as well, producing isolated wind damage. pic.twitter.com/BYZV7OLNB6
— NWS Baltimore-Washington (@NWS_BaltWash) September 12, 2022
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