flash flood watch
The Baltimore-Washington corridor is enduring a nasty round of powerful storms that could dump as much as 5 inches of soaking rain on the area before exiting Thursday.
Heavy rains closed some roads and downed trees in the Washington area overnight.
As rain moves through the D.C. Metro area this afternoon and evening, a Flash Flood Watch is in effect for much of region.
The entire Washington metro area is under a tornado watch as severe weather continues to batter the mid-Atlantic.