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.
In addition to the Flood Watch for the potential for flooding across eastern WV, much of MD, D.C., and northern & northwest VA., a Tornado Watch has now been issued until 10pm for parts of central and southern VA. That area should be alert for the possibility of tornadoes. pic.twitter.com/QkmHVDXqnl
— NWS Baltimore-Washington (@NWS_BaltWash) May 6, 2022
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