UPDATED: Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued for Fairfax County

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.

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.

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