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Storms have caused flash floods in sections of Roanoke, requiring the rescue of more than two dozen people.
Residents in the Huntington area of Fairfax County are being warned to move their cars from low-lying areas.
The rain the region has seen in the past week, along with the rain from Tropical Storm Andrea, may have created a hazard for homeowners who have private wells, septic systems or land near rivers and streams.
The Mayor of Laurel has declared an immediate municipal civil emergency due to release of water from Howard Duckett Dam.
Storage tanks and a tunnel that could hold millions of gallons of stormwater are being proposed to provide flood relief to two Washington neighborhoods.
Fairfax County voters overwhelmingly approved a $30 million bond issue to build a levee and a pumping station for the Huntington area, according to unofficial election results.
Addressing the District's flooding issue would be a massive undertaking that would require a major overhaul of the city's antiquated sewer and storm drainage system.
70-year-old George Umberger had work to do Tuesday evening as the Monocacy River neared its predicted crest of 21.5 feet.
Fairfax County has ordered Fenwick Drive and Arlington Terrace in the Huntington area to evacuate immediately.
WTOP's Kate Ryan visits the approach to Route 4 in Upper Marlboro, Prince George's County.