Update at 1:50 p.m.— Along with the Flash Flood Watch, an Extreme Thunderstorm Watch was just issued for the location. Destructive winds, hail and torrential rainstorms are possible, forecasters claim.

Extreme Thunderstorm Watch in impact until 11 PM. Key threat is destructive winds.

— NWS Baltimore-Washington (@NWS_BaltWash)

Previously: Storms packing heavy rainstorms can create unexpected flooding later on today.

The National Climate Solution has issued a Flash Flood Look For Arlington as well as much of the area. The watch is in effect beginning at 2 p.m. this mid-day, till morning Sunday.

More from NWS:

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for the DC/Baltimore city areas and also NE MD from 2 PM Saturday to 2 AM Sunday. Browse through for security ideas throughout potential flood events.

— NWS Baltimore-Washington (@NWS_BaltWash)



The National Weather Condition Solution in Sterling Virginia has provided a

* Flash Flood Expect parts of DC, Maryland as well as northern Virginia, consisting of the complying with locations: in DC, Area of Columbia. In Maryland, Anne Arundel, Cecil, Central as well as Southeast Howard, Central as well as Southeast Montgomery, Northern Baltimore, Northwest Harford, Prince Georges, Southeast Harford as well as Southern Baltimore. In north Virginia, Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria and Fairfax.

* From Saturday mid-day through late Saturday night.

* Numerous rounds of thunderstorms are anticipated Saturday mid-day via Saturday evening, possibly sticking around right into early Sunday early morning. Local rainfall amounts of as much as 1-2 inches per hr will be feasible at times. Complete rains amounts of 1-3 inches, with locally higher amounts feasible.

* Hefty rainfall basically amount of times will cause the potential for streams and also creeks to promptly rise out of their financial institutions in addition to the potential for flash flooding in metropolitan areas.


You ought to keep an eye on later on forecasts and also be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

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