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Flash Flood Warning for the City of Alexandria

From the City of Alexandria:

 

The City of Alexandria is under a Flash Flood Warning until 1:45 pm today. Heavy rain continues to fall, with two additional inches expected.  Excessive runoff from the heavy rainfall may cause flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, streets and underpasses as well as drainage and low lying spots. 

High waters may be on the roadways and in low-lying areas. Residents are urged to use caution when driving and do not drive through high waters.

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The head of the nation's emergency response agency says people shouldn't underestimate the danger once Hurricane Irene passes.

Federal Emergency Management Agency chief Craig Fugate says flooding, weakened trees and downed power lines pose a danger even after the storm moves north up the Atlantic Coast.

Fugate is urging people not to drive around and sightsee after the storm has passed through their areas. His advice: Stay inside, stay off the roads, and let the power crews do their job.

Fugate made the round of the Sunday talk shows as the storm moved through New York City and the Northeast.

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