Arlington and surrounding areas are nether a caller Flash Flood Warning Monday evening.
An country of precise dense heavy rainfall is moving northbound into Alexandria and Arlington. The rainfall is apt to origin flash flooding, forecasters say.
More from the National Weather Service:
BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
524 PM EDT MON AUG 16 2021
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR… CENTRAL DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA… WEST CENTRAL PRINCE GEORGES COUNTY IN CENTRAL MARYLAND… ARLINGTON COUNTY IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA… SOUTHEASTERN FAIRFAX COUNTY IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA… THE CITY OF ALEXANDRIA IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA… THE CITY OF FALLS CHURCH IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA…
* UNTIL 815 PM EDT.
* AT 524 PM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN MOVING INTO THE WARNED AREA. RAINFALL AMOUNTS BETWEEN 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE EXPECTED WITHIN AN HOUR. FLASH FLOODING IS ONGOING OR EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.
HAZARD…LIFE THREATENING FLASH FLOODING. THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING FLASH FLOODING.
IMPACT…LIFE THREATENING FLASH FLOODING OF CREEKS AND STREAMS, URBAN AREAS, HIGHWAYS, STREETS AND UNDERPASSES.
TURN AROUND, DON’T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.
Flash Flood Warning including Washington DC, Arlington VA, Alexandria VA until 8:15 PM EDT pic.twitter.com/Rq5DsKYz7e
— NWS Baltimore-Washington (@NWS_BaltWash) August 16, 2021
If you live/work/are successful the country circled successful green, dense rainfall is forming, this volition origin FLASH FLOODING (rapidly rising water).
If you are adjacent an country wherever this has happened before, instrumentality enactment especially! pic.twitter.com/ooHMkGyXpD
— Ryan Miller (@RyanMiller_WX) August 16, 2021
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