The National Weather Service has issued an Areal Flood Watch for Alexandria with rain expected this afternoon and most of this weekend.
While it’s clear skies this morning, the forecast for rain comes after heavy rainfall last night.
“Avoid small streams and do not drive through water on roadways,” the City of Alexandria said in a release.
1020 AM EDT Fri Aug 5 2022
…FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING…
* WHAT…Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall is possible. […]
* WHEN…From 3 PM EDT this afternoon through this evening.
* IMPACTS…Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…
– Showers and thunderstorms will develop this afternoon and may last into the evening. Any thunderstorms will be capable of producing very heavy rainfall, with localized totals of two to four inches possible. Much of the rain may fall within a one to three hour period, making rapid rises in creeks and streams possible, as well as flash flooding in urban areas.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.
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