Flash Flood Watch issued April 19 at 8:23AM EDT until April 20 at 5:00AM EDT by NWS Baltimore/Washington
Albemarle; Arlington, Falls Church, Alexandria; Augusta; Central Virginia Blue Ridge; Clarke; Culpeper; Eastern Loudoun; Fairfax; Frederick; Greene; Madison; Nelson; Northern Fauquier; Northern Virginia Blue Ridge; Page; Prince William, Manassas, Manassas Park; Rappahannock; Rockingham; Shenandoah; Southern Fauquier; Stafford; Warren; Western Loudoun
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* The District of Columbia, portions of Maryland, Virginia, and
eastern West Virginia, including the following areas, in
Maryland, Anne Arundel, Carroll, Howard, Montgomery, Charles,
Frederick, Baltimore, Harford, Prince Georges and Washington
counties. In the District of Columbia, Washington DC. In
Virginia, Albemarle, Arlington, Augusta, Clarke, Culpeper,
Loudoun, Fairfax, Frederick, Greene, Madison, Nelson, Fauquier,
Page, Prince William, Rappahannock, Rockingham, Shenandoah,
Stafford and Warren counties, along with adjacent independent
cities and the northern and central Blue Ridge Mountains. In
easter West Virginia, Berkeley and Jefferson counties.
* From noon EDT today through late tonight
* Showers and thunderstorms with heavy rain are expected to
overspread the region by this afternoon and continue through
this evening before departing late tonight. Repetitive storms
and multiple rounds of heavy rain may result in rainfall
amounts which could exceed 3 inches locally. Flash flooding is
possible, particularly in urban areas and in areas of steep
A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.