The Washington, D.C., region is predicted to see strong thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening, with the possibility of precipitation and floods.
Take an umbrella and water-resistant footwear with you. This morning will be dry. The high will be between 85 and 90 degrees.
Between 3 and 11 p.m., rain and thunderstorms, some of which could be severe, will travel from the north to the south. A weather alert has been issued by Storm Team 4.
Focusing on two eras is Storm Team 4. From 4 to 8 p.m., there is a risk of storms beginning east of the Blue Ridge and along Interstate 95. Later on this evening, keep an eye out for a complex of thunderstorms in the Shenandoah Valley and around Interstate 81.
From 3 to 11 p.m., regions west of Dulles International Airport, sections of Upper Montgomery County, and the Blue Ridge are under flood surveillance.
Metro Washington might receive a little over an inch of rain. In regions under flood watch, volumes are probably closer to 2-3 inches. After nightfall, the likelihood of flooding will be greatest, so use additional caution when travelling on Wednesday evenings.
Thursday will be overcast and quite chilly. A few rains are to be expected, especially in the morning.