Updated 3:10 p.m. — NWS issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning shortly after 3 p.m. for the area. “Severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Leesburg to Middleburg to near Hume, moving east at 10 mph,” according to NWS.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning including Washington DC, Arlington VA, Alexandria VA until 4:15 PM EDT pic.twitter.com/AtqyJBS7UL
— NWS Severe Tstorm (@NWSSevereTstorm) July 22, 2020
Earlier: A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for Fairfax County and surrounding areas today (Wednesday).
The National Weather Service issued the watch at noon. The watch will be in effect until 7 p.m.
The Tysons-area is also under a Heat Advisory until 8 p.m. Forecasters recommend that people stay out of the sun, drink lots of fluids and seek air-conditioned spaces.
Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 7 PM. pic.twitter.com/AwzmDzbjWS
— NWS Baltimore-Washington (@NWS_BaltWash) July 22, 2020