Tornado Watch issued September 17 at 3:42PM EDT expiring September 17 at 10:00PM EDT by NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC

The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a tornado watch for Stafford, VA; City of Manassas Park, VA; Anne Arundel, MD; Charles, MD; Fairfax, VA; City of Fredericksburg, VA; Spotsylvania, VA; Prince William, VA; Prince Georges, MD; Arlington, VA; City of Fairfax, VA; St. Marys, MD; Calvert, MD; City of Alexandria, VA; City of Falls Church, VA; District of Columbia, DC; City of Manassas, VA; King George, VA starting on 9/17/2018 12:42:00 PM. NSW thinks it is ‘possible’ the event will happen and the event is categorized as ‘extreme.’

The best action to take according to The National Weather Service is to continue to monitor the situation..

Read the full alert from NWS

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED TORNADO WATCH 382 IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS
THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
IN MARYLAND THIS WATCH INCLUDES 5 COUNTIES
IN CENTRAL MARYLAND
ANNE ARUNDEL PRINCE GEORGES
IN SOUTHERN MARYLAND
CALVERT CHARLES ST. MARYS
IN VIRGINIA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 12 COUNTIES
IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA
CITY OF FREDERICKSBURG KING GEORGE SPOTSYLVANIA
IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA
ARLINGTON CITY OF ALEXANDRIA CITY OF FAIRFAX CITY OF FALLS CHURCH CITY OF MANASSAS CITY OF MANASSAS PARK FAIRFAX PRINCE WILLIAM STAFFORD
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF ALEXANDRIA, ANNAPOLIS, ARLINGTON, ARNOLD, BOWIE, CALIFORNIA, CAMP SPRINGS, CHANTILLY, CHESAPEAKE BEACH, CLINTON, COLLEGE PARK, DAHLGREN, DUNKIRK, FAIRFAX, FALLS CHURCH, FALMOUTH, FREDERICKSBURG, GLEN BURNIE, GREENBELT, HERNDON, HUNTINGTOWN, LAUREL, LEXINGTON PARK, LUSBY, MANASSAS, MANASSAS PARK, MCLEAN, NORTH BEACH, ODENTON, PRINCE FREDERICK, RESTON, SEVERN, SEVERNA PARK, SOUTH GATE, SPOTSYLVANIA COURTHOUSE, ST. CHARLES, SUITLAND-SILVER HILL, WALDORF, WASHINGTON, AND WOODBRIDGE.