Severe thunderstorm and flood warnings in effect in the DC zone
Severe thunderstorm warnings are in effect Wednesday night for Frederick County, Md., And Loudoun County, Virginia.
A flood warning was also issued for parts of Carroll and Frederick counties in Maryland and Clarke, Page, Frederick and Shenandoah counties in Virginia.
Flash flood watches were in effect throughout the DC area, including the District, Anne Arundel and Prince George counties in Maryland, and areas of Virginia, including Loudoun, Fairfax and Prince William and the towns of Arlington, Falls Church and Alexandria.
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Severe storms are possible until around midnight, although the likelihood of weather disturbances is limited as the rush hour for storms is after dark when it is cooler, explains Storm Team4.
There is an isolated risk of flash flooding because it has been raining lately, the National Weather Service – the remnants of Hurricane Ida flooded the capital region just a week ago.
Wednesday started with a sun that pushed temperatures from the 60s to the mid-80s.
Thursday will start with clouds, occasional showers and temperatures in the 60s. You may see some sunshine at noon, then the chances of rain should dry up by the evening drive.
The peaks will remain in the mid-1970s.
Friday and Saturday are spectacular with abundant sunshine and low humidity. Mornings should be cool with temperatures in the 50’s, then highs could be around 80 °.
Much warmer air will return on Sunday and stay next week: expect highs to approach 90 ° Sunday through Thursday.
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