Flash flooding is occurring on roadways across the region.

A flash flood warning from the National Weather Service is in effect until 5:15 p.m.

Here’s the latest from the weather service:

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR URBAN AREAS AND SMALL STREAMS IN…

  CITY OF FAIRFAX IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA

  CITY OF MANASSAS IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA

  CITY OF MANASSAS PARK IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA

  FAIRFAX COUNTY IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA

  PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA

* UNTIL 515 PM EDT

* AT 115 PM EDT…RADAR INDICATED SEVERAL ROUNDS OF MODERATE RAINFALL MOVING THROUGH THE AREA. RAINFALL OF ONE TO THREE INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED…WHICH WILL CAUSE RISES ON AREA STREAMS…WITHSOME OF THEM POTENTIALLY COMING OUT OF THEIR BANKS. SOME MINOR FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS CAN ALSO BE EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEEN REPORTED. STREAM RISES WILL BE SLOW. HOWEVER…ALL INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS IMMEDIATELY.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS…AND PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN AREAS… HIGHWAYS…STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

 Prince William police say drivers on the following roads in the county are currently seeing flash flooding: 

East End Locations:

Old Bridge Rd/Troupe St

  • Mud covering roadway — Passable

Tanyard Hill Rd between Town of Occoquan & Old Bridge Rd

  • Water covering roadway — Passable

Neabsco Rd/Jefferson Davis Hwy

  • Water covering roadway — Passable

Old Triangle Rd/Orange St

  • High water on Old Triangle Rd — One lane not passable

West End Locations:

Wellington Rd/Vulcan Ln

  • Water covering roadway — Passable

Aden Rd/Parkgate Dr

  • Water covering roadway — One lane passable

Brentsville Rd/Bradley Forest Rd

  • Water covering roadway — Passable

If you need to report high water or impassable roadways, please call the non-emergency number at 703-792-6500.

Officials in Stafford County are seeing flooding on some streets, too:

Stafford County Sheriff’s Office is reporting road closures at Harrell Road, the intersection of Rt.1 & Kings Crest and the 100 block of Sanford Rd.

 

 

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