Weather Alert: Tornado watch in effect for DC region until 9 pm - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG

Weather Alert: Tornado watch in effect for DC region until 9 pm

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WASHINGTON - More storms are in our future, and you'll want to keep an eye to the sky as you head home tonight.  The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for areas much of the FOX 5 viewing area until 9 p.m.  

The watch area includes: D.C., western and central Maryland, northern Virginia, southwest and south-central Pennsylvania and northern and eastern West Virginia.  

Forecasters say tornadoes are possible as storms move through the area.  Damaging winds of up to 70 mph and large hail are also possible.  

The watch means conditions are favorable for tornadoes and severe thunderstorms in and near the watch area.  If you're in that area, you should be on the lookout for threatening weather conditions.  

For instant updates, download the FREE FOX 5 Weather app for your Apple or Android device!  Search "DC Weather in the app store to find it.

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