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Hazardous Weather Outlook Issued for Alexandria as Remnants of Laura Move Across Region

Thunderstorms will continue throughout Saturday in Alexandria, as the remnants of Hurricane Laura — now a tropical storm — moves its way out of the area. The city remains under a hazardous weather outlook all day, according to the National Weather Service.

Tonight, expect scattered showers and thunderstorms before 10 p.m.

“Some of the storms could produce gusty winds,” according to NWS. “Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.”

There was a flash flood warning issued yesterday, and it led to some light flooding.

While having dinner outside around 6pm @Northside 10 tonight this happened. Thunder and lightning and lots of rain.

Posted by Nora Partlow on Friday, August 28, 2020

According to NWS:

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the Maryland portion of the
Chesapeake Bay, Tidal Potomac River, and adjacent counties in
central Maryland and northern Virginia as well as the District of
Columbia.

DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Isolated severe thunderstorms are possible today as the remnants
of Laura move across the region. The main threat is damaging
winds, although a brief tornado can`t be ruled out. An isolated
instance of flooding is also possible.

DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Heavy rain is possible Monday afternoon and Monday night, which
may result in scattered instances of flooding.

SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are requested to report significant weather via standard
operating procedures.

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