(Updated at 1:30 p.m.) A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Arlington County.
From the National Weather Service:
* Severe Thunderstorm Warning
* Until 200 PM EDT
* At 111 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Warrenton to 6 miles west of Dale City to Triangle, moving northeast at 50 mph.
HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.
IMPACT…Damaging winds will cause some trees and large branches to fall. This could injure those outdoors, as well as damage homes and vehicles. Roadways may become blocked by downed trees. Localized power outages are possible. Unsecured light objects may become projectiles.
* Locations impacted include… Arlington, Alexandria, Germantown, Centreville, Dale City, Rockville, Bethesda, Gaithersburg, Reston, Leesburg, Annandale, Olney, Springfield, College Park, South Riding, Fort Washington, Herndon, Greenbelt, Fairfax and Langley Park.
Get indoors to protect yourself from wind and lightning. Trees around you may be downed from damaging winds, so if you are near large trees, move to an interior room on the lowest floor. Don’t drive underneath trees or in wooded areas until the threat has passed.
A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is also in effect, until 5 p.m.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning including Washington DC, Arlington VA, Alexandria VA until 2:00 PM EDT pic.twitter.com/ET8BO7i4uW
— NWS DC/Baltimore (@NWS_BaltWash) April 6, 2017
— Melissa Nord (@MelissaNordWx) April 6, 2017
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