Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued for Alexandria Saturday

US Capitol Lightning Strike (Photo: Twitter/SenateSergeantAtArms)
(Photo: Twitter/SenateSergeantAtArms)

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Alexandria, Virginia and the surrounding area until 11:00 PM this evening, Saturday, August 12, 2017.

REMINDER:  A watch does not necessarily mean that severe weather is actually occurring, only that atmospheric conditions have created a significant risk for severe weather to occur.