Hazardous Weather Outlook

Posted at 11 a.m.

he National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for Fairfax County and the National Capital Region. Low pressure and its associated cold front will trigger showers and thunderstorms late today through Saturday. Hazardous weather is possible Friday afternoon into Saturday.

According to the National Weather Service, widespread showers and scattered thunderstorms that may lead to scattered incidents of flash flooding are expected Friday afternoon through Saturday. Scattered incidents of flash flooding are possible from torrential downpours. Isolated severe thunderstorms also are possible on Friday with damaging winds.

  • Flash Flooding threat: Region-wide (DC metro, Northern and Central Virginia, Eastern West Virginia, Western and central Maryland)
  • Severe threat: East of I-95.

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