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Notes: Regional flights resume after halt on Sunday

Good Monday morning, Alexandria!

⛈️ Today’s weather: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds. High near 90. South wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. At night: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Low around 67. South wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

🚨 You need to know

Flights should be taking off and landing as normal around the region after an equipment issue halted flights on Sunday night.

Last night, flights were grounded at all regional airports due to a problem at a major air traffic control facility in Warrenton.

The Washington Post reported that the delays in Washington had a ripple effect, causing missed connections and delays throughout the nationwide system.

By 7:30 p.m. last night, Patch reported that flights had returned to normal operations.

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