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Severe weather impact: Heavy rains lead to damaging flooding in DC metro area

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StormWatch7 spent Friday afternoon on weather alert as severe storms brought heavy rainfall to our area in the evening hours.

A Flash Flood Warning was issued in the D.C. area and surrounding regions until 8 p.m. and a Flood Watch was effect for the 7News viewing area through 11 p.m. 

READ MORE: Weather Alert: Flash Flood Warning issued as heavy rain moves through region Friday

A 7News viewer captured this stunning flooding video at the corner of Nannie Helen Burroughs Avenue and Minnesota Avenue in DC.

Heavy rains pelted Union Market in Northeast D.C.

Caption: Rain pours down at Union Market Friday (Andrew Callins, 7News)

7News' Olivia Garvey took this video of the rain coming down at the Citi Open tennis tournament in  in Rock Creek Park in D.C.

A southern Prince George's County resident shared a video of a ravine behind their home that they say is usually dry. Friday it looked more like a new river had formed.

Caption: {p}A southern Prince George's County resident shared a video of a ravine behind their home that they say is usually dry.{{ }}{/p}

Twitter user Mike Saccone shared a video from the Fort Totten Metro station on the Red Line, where he says the rain was mixed with hail.

D.C. Fire & EMS shared pictures of a tree coming down on Lafayette Avenue, NE.

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Stick with StormWatch7 throughout the weekend as more severe weather is expected to enter our area!

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