Flash Flood Watch in Effect for Fairfax County

The National Weather Service issued Flash Flood Watch for Fairfax County and surrounding areas.

The watch was issued around noon and is in effect until 8 p.m. tonight (July 31).

More from NWS:

* Until 8 PM EDT this evening

* Showers and thunderstorms capable of producing very heavy
rainfall are expected across the area this afternoon and into
the evening. This heavy rain may lead to localized total
rainfall amounts of up to 3 inches. Much of this rain may fall
in short periods of time in any given location, resulting in the
risk for flash flooding.

Heavy rain up to 3 inches could pose a risk for flash flooding, according to NWS.

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