Flooding, damaging winds possible midday Wednesday
Updated at 3:15 p.m. — No outages reported near Hyattsville on the Pepco outage map. Flight delays – BWI at 1hr 8 min delay, DCA at 45 min delay.
Updated at 2:34 p.m. — From Hyattsville City Government: “Playing fields at Magruder Park, Melrose Park & 38th Avenue will be closed today, they’re still too soggy for play. We will reassess fields tomorrow.”
Updated at 2:30p.m. — Flight delays due to storm – BWI at 1hr 8 min dely, DCA at 39 min delay.
Updated at 2:23 p.m. — Storm video/photos from cold front that passed through Hyattsville.
Updated at 1:01 p.m. — National Weather Service issued tornado warning for northern Prince George’s County.
Updated at 12:23 p.m. — National Weather Service issued tornado warning for local area.
Updated at 12:03 p.m. — ABC7 Meteorologist Brian Van de Graaf said on NewsChannel 8 at Noon that it is currently raining to the West, South, and East of the District of Columbia, but no rain has touched the ground in or near D.C.
Updated at 11:03 a.m. — From 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., the Washington, DC region is under a flood watch. A powerful line of storms is expected to hit the region beginning around 11 a.m. this morning, forecasters say. Check live radar to see the storm approaching.
According to the National Weather Service:
A POWERFUL COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE REGION TODAY INTO TONIGHT. EXPECT HEAVY RAINFALL AND SOME FLOODING OF URBAN AND LOW LYING AREAS. A FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 8 PM FOR THE BALTIMORE AND WASHINGTON DC METRO AREAS. IN ADDITION…A FEW STRONG THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WIND GUSTS WILL BE POSSIBLE.