Tornado Watch and Flood Watch issued for Arlington
Arlington and much of the D.C. area is under both a Tornado Watch and a Flood Watch today.
Strong storms with damaging wind, large hail and torrential downpours are possible today, forecasters say.
“A Tornado Watch is in effect for much of the area until 2pm this afternoon,”
While the tornado risk will end mid-afternoon, forecasters suggest, the flood risk will run well into the evening, with the watch set to expire at 11 p.m.
FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING
WHAT…Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be possible.
WHEN…From 11 AM EDT this morning through this evening.
IMPACTS…Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations.
Multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms are likely starting this morning