Flash Flood Watch in Effect as Storms Hit DC Area

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A flash flood watch is in effect for D.C. and surrounding counties in Maryland and Virginia as showers and thunderstorms move through the region overnight.

Storm Team4 Meteorologist Somara Theodore says the storms will dump a significant amount of rain, which could result in flash flooding.

D.C., Alexandria and Falls Church as well as Montgomery, Prince George's, Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, Fauquier, Prince William and Stafford counties are under a flash flood watch until 2 a.m. Monday.

The storms are also bringing strong winds gusting about 40 mph

Severe weather is expected to subside around 2 a.m., Theodore said.

Stay with Storm Team4 for updates to this forecast.

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