Flash Flood Watch in effect until Tuesday morning


11:55 p.m.
A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 6 a.m. Tuesday.

7:42 p.m.
The storms have caused a large tree to fall onto a Metrobus at McPherson Square in D.C. There are no reported injuries.

7:12 p.m.
The Washington Nationals game against the Toronto Blue Jays has been postponed due to the rain. It will be made up as a doubleheader on Tuesday. First game starts at 1:05 p.m.

7:05 p.m.
A Flash Flood Warning is in effect until 9 p.m. for Washington D.C. and Prince George's County. The National Weather Service says radar is showing about 1 1/2 inches of rainfall is occurring and may potentially cause flash flooding.

A Flash Flood Watch remains until late Monday night for a majority of the D.C. region.

6:54 p.m.
FOX 5's Sue Palka warns of ongoing rain and lightning throughout the D.C. area. Watch out for flooding!

6:46 p.m.
A Severe Thunderstorm Warning is in effect until 7 p.m. for D.C., Prince George's County, Arlington County and the city of Alexandria.

6:41 p.m.
A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Montgomery County, Fairfax County and Loudoun County until 7:15 p.m.

4:26 p.m.
Montgomery County fire officials say a tree struck by lightning damaged a home in Silver Spring Monday afternoon.

A Flash Flood Watch was put into place early Monday (starting at 12 p.m.) as overnight rain lingered in the area.

The D.C. region could see a great deal of rain in a short period of time starting in the late afternoon and lasting late into the evening.

There have been many reports of fallen trees and lightning strikes in the area that have damaged homes.

Quick flooding could occur and some of the rain systems have the potential to become severe thunderstorms.

After a record-breaking May, cooler temperatures are settling into the region. 73.2 degrees was the average temperature for May – the highest ever for D.C. Temperatures reached 90 degrees or above seven times during the month.

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