Rough, rainy weather expected for Thursday PM rush

Get ready for the possibility of a nasty Thursday afternoon rush hour.

Heavy rain, strong winds and even hail are possible. Here’s the Tweet from the National Weather Service.

T-storms developing in the upper Ohio Valley will strengthen as they spread east today, affecting the Potomac Highlands midday & reaching I-95 during the PM commute. A few storms could produce damaging winds or large hail. All storms will have heavy rain. Monitor weather today.

— NWS DC/Baltimore (@NWS_BaltWash) May 10, 2018

The NWS says 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. is the most likely time for Fairfax County, as the storms move from west to east.


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