7:35 PM | Severe storms headed from Virginia into the District and much of Maryland is getting pounded as well

Powerful storms have formed west of the District and will pound areas between Manassas, Virginia and the District including Chantilly over the next 45 minutes or so. These storms contain very heavy rain, wind gusts to 50 mph, vivid lightning and small hail. Another batch of powerful thunderstorms is currently pounding the region between Baltimore and Annapolis and will continue to move slowly to the northeast over the next hour producing flooding rainfall and some damaging wind gusts along the way.