Flash Flood Warning for NW Fairfax County

Storm heading towards Reston/NWS

Update, 5:30 p.m.: A Flash Flood Warning has been issued for northwestern Fairfax County until 8 p.m.

Original story: The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for a swath of Northern Virginia from Middleburg to Reston until 2 p.m. Tuesday.

The rest of Northern Virginia is under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 9 p.m. Tuesday.

The NWS says these storms could include damaging hail and high winds. NWS says there could be 80 mph wind gusts and two-inch hail in eastern Loudoun and western Fairfax from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Recent Stories

A girl holds a book at last year’s reopening of the Lorton Library, one of two hosts of the inaugural Children’s Summer Reading Festival (courtesy Fairfax County Public Library) Fairfax…

A planned renovation of Armstrong Elementary School in Reston will include a new main entrance vestibule (via FCPS) The renovation of Reston’s Armstrong Elementary School is expected to begin in…

Morning Notes

Kids explore the Red Caboose in Vienna (staff photo by Angela Woolsey) Vienna Featured Live on TV Right Now — “Lights. Camera. Action! Tune into the @fox5dc Zip Trip LIVE from…

The American Legion Bridge into Maryland (staff photo by Angela Woolsey) If you find trips on the Capital Beltway into Maryland nightmarish now, imagine what they would be like without…


Subscribe to our mailing list