Flash Flood Warning for Alexandria Until 6:45 PM TONIGHT (7/27)

by Lee Hernly, Editor

Flash Flood

UPDATE (5:00 PM):: This warning has been cancelled by the NWS.

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued the following Flash Flood Warning for Alexandria, Virginia and the surrounding area from NOW until 6:45 PM TONIGHT (Monday, July 27, 2015).

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…
THE CENTRAL DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA…
EAST CENTRAL FAIRFAX COUNTY IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA…
THE CITY OF ALEXANDRIA IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA…
ARLINGTON COUNTY IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA…
THE CITY OF FALLS CHURCH IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA…

* UNTIL 645 PM EDT

* AT 344 PM EDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING
HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE AREA. UP TO ONE INCH OF RAIN HAS ALREADY
FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

THIS INCLUDES FLOOD PRONE ROADS LOCATIONS
MILITARY ROAD AT 36TH ROAD…18TH STREET AT UPTON STREET…17TH
STREET NORTH AT NORTH BUCHANAN ST…SOUTH TROY STREET NEAR LONG
BRANCH…BRADDOCK ROAD AT WEST STREET…AND RHODE ISLAND AVENUE
NORTHEAST BETWEEN 2ND AND CAPI.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

DO NOT ENTER OR CROSS FLOWING WATER OR WATER OF UNKNOWN DEPTH.

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