flash flood watch

High water floods the road on the Cabin John Parkway. (Photo credit: @notstilettoshy)

Heavy Rain, Severe Thunderstorms Drenching Region

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.


A repair truck passes a flooded street as Sandy approached landfall.  (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Heavy Rains Bring Flooding, Hinder Morning Commute

Heavy rains closed some roads and downed trees in the Washington area overnight.


A flooded street. (Photo credit: Chief Scott Graham/Montgomery County Fire Dept.)

Flash Flood Watch in Effect

As rain moves through the D.C. Metro area this afternoon and evening, a Flash Flood Watch is in effect for much of region.


(Photo credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

D.C. Area Under Tornado Watch

The entire Washington metro area is under a tornado watch as severe weather continues to batter the mid-Atlantic.