By Keosha Johnson
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch until 9 p.m. for D.C., 12 counties in Maryland and 18 counties in Virginia.
NWS also issued a flash flood watch from 5 p.m. until late tonight for parts of Maryland, D.C. and Northern Virginia.
For the latest updates check the NWS website.
Flash flood watch, areas affected:
Maryland: Anne Arundel, Carroll, Harford, Howard, Montgomery, Northern and Southern Baltimore and Prince George's Counties.
Virginia: Arlington, Falls Church, Alexandria and Fairfax
Severe thunderstorm watch, areas affected:
Maryland: Anne Arundel, Howard, Montgomery, Prince George's, Carroll, Frederick, Washington, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Harford, Calvert, Charles and St. Mary's Counties.
Virginia: Greene, King George, Orange, Spotsylvania, Arlington, Culpeper, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, Prince William, Stafford, Clarke, Frederick, Madison, Page, Rappahannock, Shenandoah and Warren Counties.
Cities affected include Fredericksburg, Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Manassas, Manassas Park and Winchester.