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Dangerous Storms Bring Heavy Rain, Damaging Winds and Intense Lightning to DC Area

Here's the full Storm Team4 forecast

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Strong thunderstorms moved through the D.C. region Wednesday afternoon and evening, prompting several storm warning and flood warnings for parts of the area.

Strong winds, heavy rain and lots of lightning have been associated with these storms. Many trees and power lines have fallen, and thousands of power outages were reported. Several roads have closed.

Rain was so heavy in some places traffic came to a stop.

A flood warning is in effect until 9 p.m. for the city of Fairfax and central Fairfax County. See all weather alerts here.

A streak of dangerously hot days continued Wednesday, with temperatures in the 90s and the humidity making it above 100°.

Blistering afternoon highs and sweltering humidity, provided plenty of fuel to power the storms.

Some morning showers are possible Thursday with scattered showers and storms around later in the day once again. The severe weather is not as high, but heavy rain and a few severe storms are possible. Following all of Wednesday's rainfall, there could be a threat of flooding if heavier rain does occur. 

It will start to cool Thursday with highs around 90° through Saturday.

The humidity could make it feel like 100° Friday.

The weekend is looking dry, hot and a bit humid with plenty of sunshine.

Stay with Storm Team4 for the latest forecast.

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