WASHINGTON - For those trying to enjoy outdoor activities Friday evening, you may want to bring an umbrella or a poncho around as a Severe Thunderstorm Watch was issued until 10 p.m. Friday.
The FOX 5 Weather Team warns a cold front is bringing scattered storms that will pass through the region and may bring heavy downpours, high winds along with possible hail.
The National Weather Service also issued a Flash Flood Watch for the majority of the region until 11 p.m. Friday.
The weather could have an impact on several outdoor concerts around the D.C. area Friday night. The biggest one is the Jay-Z and Beyoncé concert being held at Fedex Field in Maryland. Nationals Park in D.C. is holding a stadium concert of its own as the Zac Brown Band is headlining the show there.
There have been several reports of trees falling down in Montgomery County and Howard County in Maryland.
13800blk TurkeyFoot Rd, N Potomac, tree down, Road BLOCKED pic.twitter.com/ngSXSIS8dc— Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) July 27, 2018
13100blk Travilah Rd, tree on wires, isolated storm, heavy rain passed thru N Potomac, PE732 awaiting PEPCO pic.twitter.com/Dq7r7o1hBi— Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) July 27, 2018
On Query Mill Rd near Esworthy Rd, tree & wires down, road partially blocked pic.twitter.com/LHLQyXIwIW— Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) July 27, 2018
TRAFFIC ALERT: Route 97 from Frederick Road south to the Montgomery County line is CLOSED due to multiple trees down and other storm-related issues. Many side streets in that area are closed as well due to downed trees. Avoid the area and use caution. pic.twitter.com/OlTTB6mtOR— Howard County Police (@HCPDNews) July 27, 2018
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