Updated at 3:10 p.m. — The watch has been cancelled.
The threat for severe thunderstorms has passed, so the severe thunderstorm watch has been cancelled. However, winds will continue to gust up to 45-55 mph for the rest of the afternoon.
— National Weather Service Baltimore-Washington (@NWS_BaltWash) April 9, 2020
A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is now in effect for Fairfax County.
The National Weather Service issued the watch at noon today (Thursday). It will last until 4 p.m.
— Fairfax Fire/Rescue (@ffxfirerescue) April 9, 2020