Heavy Rains Continue Tonight; Please Stay Home (9:15 p.m.)
The National Weather Service is predicting another hour of heavy rain bands, then the rain will relent. However, heavy rain bands will resume later this evening. Fairfax County has received five inches of rain in the last three hours.
- Motorists and pedestrians are cautioned to stay off the roads and away from flooded areas. The rain has caused flooding on roads and in areas that are not usually affected, and especially at night it is difficult to see high water areas.
- Unless it is an emergency, residents should stay home and not risk being out in this storm.
- Please also keep your children inside and away from streams and creeks.