Flood warning as driving rain continues – NBC4 Washington

A flood warning and guard are in effect Saturday as the DC area braces for more soaking rain showers.

Showers, cold temperatures and flooding concerns will continue Saturday and through Mother’s Day.

About 1 to 2 inches of rain has fallen since Friday, according to the National Weather Service, causing flooding in parts of the region.

A flood warning is in effect for the district until 4 p.m.; Montgomery and Prince George counties in Maryland plus Northern Virginia, including Arlington County, Alexandria, Fairfax County, Falls Church, Manassas, Manassas Park, Loudoun County, and Prince William County.

A flood warning means that there is an active flood threat. Stay alert in flood prone areas and remember: Never drive onto a flooded road. Several water rescues and road closures have been reported.

A flood watch is in effect for Frederick, Maryland until noon. Here is a list of severe weather warnings.

Pack an umbrella for on-and-off showers all Saturday amid temperatures into the 50s. The wind picks up in the afternoon. Brace yourself for 1940s chills at 6pm

Mother’s Day starts soggy, ideal for breakfast in bed. The weather will improve in the afternoon, with less clouds and less rain.

Expect the sun to return and highs into the 60s on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, with even warmer temperatures the rest of the week.

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