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Flood Warnings for DC Area Amid Heavy Downpours

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A flood warning is in effect for D.C. and surrounding areas in Maryland and Northern Virginia as storms drench the region Monday night.

Parts of D.C., Montgomery, Prince George's, Charles, Anne Arundel and Howard counties in Maryland and Arlington and Fairfax counties in Virginia, as well as Alexandria, Falls Church and Manassas Park cities, are under the flood warning until 2:30 a.m. Tuesday.

A flash flood watch is also in effect for some areas until 2 a.m. as storms are expected to bring up to 2 inches of rain, the National Weather Service said.

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for a swath of counties south of D.C.

Temperatures hit the upper 70s on Monday afternoon and will fall into the 50s and 60s overnight. It’s set to stay breezy all night. 

Scattered showers and cloudy skies are in the forecast for Tuesday. Temperatures are set to be in the upper 50s to mid-60s. 

Wednesday is expected to be sunny and breezy. We stay dry on Thursday, with clouds increasing throughout the day. Winds will be lighter on Thursday.

Another system will impact the region overnight Thursday into Friday and Saturday, bringing more rain to the region. Expect showers to continue through much of the day on Friday, into Saturday morning. 

We have good news as we approach Halloween: Most rain should be out of here by Saturday evening, ahead of Halloween on Sunday.

Stay with Storm Team4 and NBC Washington for more details on the forecast. 

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