Flood Warning Issued Until 5:15 p.m.

Posted at 12:30 p.m.

Flood Warning

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning, in effect until 5:15 p.m., for the City of Fairfax and the central portion of Fairfax County.

Measured rain between 1 to 1.5 inches has been observed, with continuing rain expected of an additional .5 to .75 inches this afternoon into this evening. Showers and a thunderstorm also are possible later this evening up until 11 p.m., with intermittent showers overnight. (More on the forecast here.)

There are several roads in the county that have been impacted by flood waters. If you come across roads covered in water, please turn around, don`t drown. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

At this time county officials do not anticipate any issues in the Huntington area.

Emergency management, public safety and public works staff will continue to monitor the storm and weather throughout the day and additional updates will be issued as needed. If you aren’t yet sign up for severe weather alerts from Fairfax Alerts, you may want to do that now.

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