A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued by the National Weather Service for the Washington, D.C., metropolitan region until 9 p.m. on August 20, 2019. A severe thunderstorm watch means conditions are favorable for severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area. This includes the possibility of heavy rain, lightning, strong winds and hail. Persons in these areas should be on the lookout for threatening weather conditions and listen for later statements and possible warnings.
Stay Weather Aware throughout the week by checking the information below that is kept current by the National Weather Service.