A Flash Flood Warning is in effect until 8:15 p.m. in Alexandria, just days after massive flooding throughout the city. A Flash Flood Watch was issued earlier today and was previously in effect until 3 p.m.
The National Weather Service warned of “Life threatening flash flooding of creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses.”
NWS issued the warning at 5:24 p.m. Between one and three inches of rain is expected.
“Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads,” NWS said in the warning. “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
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