Get ready for another summer thunderstorm. A Flash Flood Watch will be in effect in Fairfax County this afternoon and evening.
The National Weather Service says that thunderstorms and showers could bring 1-2 inches of rain with some areas possibly getting up to 4 inches.
“A cold front will move into the area Wednesday and then stall out,” according to NWS. “Numerous slow-moving showers and thunderstorms will pose a risk of flash flooding.”
A slow moving cold front will enter our area and stall Wednesday, allowing showers and storms to develop and linger, warranting a Flash Flood Watch. The watch is for areas east of the Blue Ridge Mountains and Central Shenandoah Valley effective noon to 11:00 pm Wednesday. pic.twitter.com/lCmSux7ZxN
— NWS Baltimore-Washington (@NWS_BaltWash) August 11, 2020