The National Weather Service says today will be similar to yesterday: Hot and humid with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening, a few of which may be severe. A cold front tonight will bring much cooler weather to the region tomorrow.
The National Weather Service says hot and humid today with heat indices reaching the century mark in some places. This combination will also result in scattered thunderstorms this afternoon, a few of which may become severe with damaging winds and large hail.
The National Weather Service says an indirect effect of Dorian is yet to come. Water built up at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay may come north as winds diminish, potentially causing moderate tidal flooding. Coastal Flood Watches are in effect for Anne Arundel, Calvert, St. Marys, DC and Arlington/Alexandria.
VDOT says crews have equipment and materials ready and staged to swiftly respond to any state-maintained roads blocked by flooding or debris
Residents from eastern Virginia are bracing for impacts from Hurricane Dorian.
Coastal and eastern Virginia could be impacted later in the week by Dorian