Adding to expected rain and a flood watch, a tornado watch has been issued from now until midnight.
The National Weather Service issued the alert at 12:49 p.m. today. The watch covers Maryland, the District, ad 34 counties in Virginia, including Fairfax County and Arlington.
Potential for widespread damaging winds and some tornadoes today across parts of the Southeast and Mid Atlantic regions. Tornado Watches have been issued for parts of Georgia, South and North Carolina, and southwestern Virginia. pic.twitter.com/MTGRpt8VLV
— NWS Eastern Region (@NWSEastern) April 19, 2019