DC-area tornado warnings, watches in stormy start to Memorial Day weekend

A tornado watch is in effect until 2 p.m., with a flood watch in effect through this evening

12:04 p.m. — Reston to Potomac tornado warning discontinued

Storm Team4’s Mike Stinneford said the storms are coming from the southwest and sweeping northeasterward across the region, bringing damaging winds, hail and possibly a few tornadoes to the D.C. area with them.

11:50 a.m. — Severe thunderstorm warning for much of D.C. area until 12:30 p.m.

11:20 a.m. — Severe thunderstorms entering Loudoun County; tornado warning southwest of Fredericksburg

10:05 a.m. — Storms entering north central Virginia; damage reported between Roanoke and Lynchburg

Express forecast Today: Strong to severe storms possible. Highs: Mid-70s to near 80. Tonight: More strong storms; evening flooding? Lows: Low to mid-60s. Tomorrow: Clearing morning, mainly sunny afternoon. Highs: Mid-70s to around 80. Sunday: Mostly sunny. Highs: Low to mid-80s.