Huntington, New Alexandria and Countywide Flooding Update
Portions of Fairfax County continue to receive heavy rain and roads are flooded throughout the county.
The National Weather Service predicts significant rainfall amounts over the next several hours and throughout the evening.
Flooding in Huntington and New Alexandria Areas
- Streets are expected to flood in the Huntington and New Alexandria area of the county and it is very likely that there will be structural flooding. If you have not moved your cars to higher ground, please do so immediately. Residents should NOT park at the Huntington Community Center; this area flooded in previous years, so please park at higher ground.
- To get ready now before structural flooding, you will want to move any important documents or items to higher ground.
Driving on County Roads
- Many roads throughout the county are flooded. We ask for your patience and safety in traveling this evening. Do not drive in flooded roads – “turn around, don’t drown.”
- Plan on alternate routes and take your time so everyone arrives home safely.
- State law requires headlights to be on when windshield wipers are in use.
- Slow your speed for weather and road conditions – and be watchful for fallen trees, power lines, debris and other hazards that may get blown onto or fall across a roadway.
- Add extra time to reach travel destinations.
- Increase driving distances between vehicles.
- Buckle up and don’t drive distracted.