Flash flood warnings and watches were issued in the D.C. area Thursday as soaking rainstorms were expected to dump over an inch of rain.
A flash flood watch extended through Friday evening includes Spotsylvania, Culpeper, Prince William, Fauquier and Stafford counties and the cities of Manassas and Manassas Park.
High temperatures hit the 80s Thursday, giving the region a break from this week’s sweltering heat.
Remember: If you see a flooded roadway, turn around, don't drown.
On Friday, the rain will taper to passing showers by evening. With no sunshine, temperatures will stay in the 60s and 70s.
D.C., Maryland, Virginia Weekend Forecast
The weekend is looking comfortable. There will be rain chances, but not enough to put a kibosh on your outdoor plans.
You’ll still have nice enough summer weather if your heart is set on the beach or pool.
On Saturday, cooler temps will stick around, with highs in the upper 70s to low 80s. Skies will be partly to mostly cloudy.
Sunday will be partly sunny with a chance for showers and storms and highs in the low-to-mid 80s.
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