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JUST IN: Flash flood warning issued for Alexandria

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for Alexandria.

“Avoid small streams and do not drive through water on roadways,” the city’s emergency services said.

The city is also under a severe thunderstorm warning.

More from the National Weather Service:

The Flash Flood Watch continues…

* From 2 PM EDT this afternoon through Friday morning.

* Several rounds of thunderstorms are expected this afternoon through early Friday morning with localized rainfall rates of up to 1-2 inches per hour possible. Total rainfall amounts of 1-3 inches, with locally higher amounts up to 4 inches are possible.

* Heavy rain in short periods of time will cause the potential for streams and creeks to quickly rise out of their banks as well as the potential for flash flooding in urban areas.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

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