National Weather Service: Tornado Watch in Effect Until 3 A.M. in Alexandria

Two rounds of showers, damaging wind gusts and scattered thunderstorms are expected overnight Sunday.

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Alexandria, Va – Batten down the hatches! A tornado warning is in effect for Alexandria and throughout the DMV until 3 a.m.

The National Weather Service issued the warning at 6:19 p.m. Two rounds of showers, damaging wind gusts and scattered thunderstorms are expected overnight Sunday.

Virginia Counties under the warning are: 

  • Albemarle
  • Clarke
  • Fauquier
  • Highland
  • Madison 
  • Page 
  • Rockingham
  • Stafford
  • Arlington
  • Culpeper
  • Frederick
  • King George
  • Nelson 
  • Prince William 
  • Shenandoah
  • Warren
  • Augusta
  • Fairfax
  • Green
  • Loudoun
  • Orange
  • Rappahannok
  • Spotsylvania

The Virginia cities under the warning are:  

  • Alexandria 
  • Falls Church 
  • Manassas
  • Waynesboro
  • Charlottesville
  • Fredericksburg
  • Manassas Park 
  • Winchester 
  • Fairfax
  • Harrisonburg
  • Staunton