A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for Fairfax County. The National Weather Service issued the alert until 4 p.m. today.
A flash flood warning is also in effect until 6:30 p.m. today.
Here’s more from the alert:
HAZARD…Scattered damaging wind gusts up to 60 mph and isolated
hail up to quarter size.
IMPACT…Damaging winds will cause some trees and large branches to fall. This could injure those outdoors, as well as damage homes and vehicles. Roadways may become blocked by downed trees. Localized power outages are possible. Unsecured light objects may become projectiles.
Residents are encouraged to stay indoors and seek shelter.