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UPDATE: Flash Flood Warning In Effect Until 10:45 p.m. in Alexandria

(Updated at 7:10 p.m.) The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Alexandria until 10:45 p.m.

NWS advises people to shelter in place.

According to the National Weather Service:

At 650 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the area. Up to one inch of rain has already fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of one to two inches are possible in the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly.

HAZARD…Life threatening flash flooding. Heavy rain producing flash flooding.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Life threatening flash flooding of creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses.

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