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Weather Alert: Heavy-Duty Rain Creates Flood Concerns

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More than an inch of rain fell Thursday, prompting flooding concerns throughout the D.C. area.

Flooding and flash floods were the main concern.

Storm Team4 has declared Thursday a weather alert day. The National Weather Service announced a flood watch will be in effect throughout the D.C. area from 10 a.m. through the evening.

Coastal flood advisories are in effect until 8 a.m. Friday for D.C. and 6 a.m. Friday for Arlington and Alexandria.

Flood warnings were put into effect for Fairfax County and the City of Fairfax in Virginia as small streams overran their banks earlier Thursday.

Don't expect sunshine Friday. The heaviest rain ended Thursday evening, but lingering showers will hang around. Friday will stay cloudy with passing showers.

Saturday will be nice as highs over the weekend are expected to hit the 70s.

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