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WEATHER ALERT: Live Storm Updates

by ARLnow.com April 27, 2011 at 6:16 pm 2,377 5 Comments

Stay here for live updates as storms make their way through our area tonight.

12:55 p.m. — With the exception of some isolated storminess in North Arlington, it looks like we’ve been spared from the latest batch of severe weather.

7:10 p.m. — This round of storms looks like a bust, at least for Arlington. But there are more storms to the southwest that are heading our way later tonight. The National Weather Service has extended the tornado watch for the region until 2:00 a.m.

6:40 p.m. — Storms are passing to the south and north of Arlington at the moment.

6:15 p.m. — A tornado warning has been issued for Fairfax County.

* TORNADO WARNING FOR… STAFFORD COUNTY IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA… PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA… FAIRFAX COUNTY IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA… CHARLES COUNTY IN SOUTHERN MARYLAND…

* UNTIL 645 PM EDT

* AT 606 PM EDT… NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO NEAR TRIANGLE… OR 6 MILES NORTH OF STAFFORD… MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 MPH.

  • john

    There was a fair amount of thunder and lightning in North Arlington (Williamsburg area) around 6:30-6;45

  • G550

    Arlington was sparred. The storms parted like the Red Sea around us.

    • CourthouseRes

      haha they always do

      • Michael H.

        It’s the invisible high-tech severe-storm blocker shield that was installed on top of Arlington a few years ago. It’s supposed to be a secret though.

    • dynaroo

      It’s a little-known weather phenomenon in which surface winds in the troposphere are counteracted by the artisphere.

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