Get Ready For Rain, Potential Flooding Thursday And Friday

Reston Parkway in the rain, April 30, 2014/Credit: Ed SchudelThe National Weather Service says Northern Virginia residents should prepare for heavy rain and possible flooding Thursday and Friday.

The NWS has issued a flash flood watch from Thursday afternoon through Friday for Fairfax County and most of Northern Virginia.

The NWS says showers and thunderstorms with periods of heavy rain will begin this afternoon and continue through Friday morning. Two to three inches of rainfall is expected. Flash flooding is possible, especially along small rivers and streams.

A flash flood watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding.

File Photo Credit: Ed Schudel

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