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Flash flooding hits D.C. area

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Flash flooding hits D.C. area

Flash flooding hits D.C. area

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood emergency in the D.C.

Metropolitan area on Monday as roads and backyards flooded and a rush of water poured through the ceiling of the Virginia Square Metro stop in Arlington, Virginia.

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Roads are flooded and hundreds of cars are stranded in the D.C.

Metropolitan area after a flash flood emergency was issued on Monday.

Torrential rainfall hit the D.C.

Area including Arlington, Virginia, where a rush a water poured through the ceiling of the Virginia Square Metro stop and the rain flooded the backyard of a resident Hodge Seck who lives near a creek.

"I was actually out at a doctor's appointment when the downpour started," Seck told Reuters.

"I drove home in blinding rain and ended up having to wade through knee-deep water in my yard.

Really unbelievable." Hundreds of cars are stranded on George Washington Memorial Parkway.

Police are encouraging people to stay off the roads.





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