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County Warns of Severe Weather Threat on Tuesday

by ARLnow.com September 17, 2012 at 3:10 pm 4,342 13 Comments

Arlington County officials are warning of the possibility of severe weather tomorrow.

Forecasters say a cold front is likely to bring high winds and very heavy rain during the afternoon and evening hours.

The National Weather Service is reporting the possibility of widespread showers and thunderstorms expected across Virginia Tuesday into Tuesday night along and ahead of a strong cold front. There is potential for development of strong to severe thunderstorms with threats of damaging winds (10-25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph), isolated tornadoes and periods of heavy rainfall which could cause threat of localized flash flooding, especially Tuesday afternoon and evening. Please pay close attention to your local news and weather media outlets for further information.

  • Tina

    If this is any sign of the winter to come….

  • DarkHeart

    What’s the O/U on blown transformers?

    • WeiQiang

      Please, no. I just settled the insurance claim from the June storm.

      • Patrice

        @WeiQuang I just settled mine too! Don’t need for it to get cold until my HVAC units have been fixed.

    • DrTchock

      15 1/2

  • novasteve

    WIll anyone offer Captain Pup McPuppo shelter for these storms? I would but I don’t want my cats to be his dinner.

  • Teddy

    If the Capital Weather Gang is making the prediction, you can relax. They are wrong way more than they are right.

    • Tina

      I feel like they were more accurate back before they started using these newfangled Super Dopplar 360 XYZ thingies.

      • speonjosh

        Weather channel says 80% chance of rain with wind 20 to 30 mph tomorrow.

  • CW

    DERECHO

    • Tabs

      Only if that hunk of burnin’ love Doug Kammerer says so.

    • Venn Diagram

      Don’t you mean Derecho STORM?

      • CW

        ATM machine

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