Friday, April 19, 2013
Heavier rains expected after 4 p.m.
Update: Alexandria is no longer under a tornado watch. However, it's still under a hazardous weather advisory as of Friday 10 p.m. Thunderstorms continue to move through the area. Alexandria is under a tornado watch, in effect until 10 p.m. Friday. Isolated showers are possible Friday afternoon across most of the Mid-Atlantic region ahead of an advancing cold front, according to the National Weather Service. These showers are expected to be light through 4 p.m. Heavier showers and thunderstorms are expected later Friday afternoon and into the evening.
Friday, January 25, 2013
More than 500 trucks will be out salting roads, officials say.
Northern Virginia woke up to a blanket of snow Thursday and began preparing for the Round 2 forecasted for Friday. Weather forecasters say to expect more snow to start falling between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Friday. There is a 70 percent chance that Northern Virginia will get hit with snow, said Steve Goldstein, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service. He said it won’t be a lot, but will fall throughout Friday's rush hour. “We’re looking at another inch or maybe an inch and a half,” Goldstein said. The region was coated with about an inch of snow Thursday morning. Virginia Department of Transportation salted main roads to help ease the morning commute. Joan Morris, a spokeswoman for VDOT, said crews will pre-treat main roads Thursday …
Friday, July 20, 2012
National Weather Service says rainfall could amount to an inch to 2 inches per hour this afternoon in Alexandria and surrounding areas.
The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch for Alexandria and surrounding areas beginning at noon Friday and lasting for much of the evening. In Del Ray, showers are expected with the possibility for a thunderstorm this afternoon. The weather service predicts rainfall could amount to an inch to 2 inches per hour in afternoon storms. That amount could cause local rivers, streams or creeks to overflow and flood surrounding low-lying areas, NWS says. Several more showers are expected to happen in intervals throughout the evening and overnight hours, NWS says. The watch ends at 11 p.m. Friday. A chance of storms continues throughout the weekend, but will bring some heat relief: Temperatures in Del Ray will hover around 77 on …