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NWS: Severe Thunderstorm Watch Until 11 p.m. Tuesday

by Karen Goff June 23, 2015 at 4:20 pm 0

National Weather ServiceThe National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Northern Virginia through 11 p.m. Tuesday.

A watch means conditions are favorable for a severe thunderstorm. Heavy rain, strong wind and hail are all possible.

After a day of near-record heat and a heat advisory (which will remain in effect until 7 p.m.), storms are expected to to hit Reston between 4 and 7 p.m., forecasters said.

With the humidity today, the heat index made it feel around 105 degrees outside.

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