Areal flood warning issued for Alexandria

Weather radar around Alexandria, image via National Weather Service

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flood warning for Alexandria after heavy rainfall yesterday afternoon (Friday).

“The National Weather Service has issued an areal Flood Warning for Alexandria,” the NWS said in a text alert. “Avoid small streams and do not drive through water on roadways.”

The flood warning is expected to stay in effect until 7:45 a.m. this morning (Saturday).

Much of the area has been under a flood watch since 3 p.m. this afternoon with forecasts predicting heavy rainfall throughout the evening.

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