The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Arlington.
The warning is in effect until 8:45 p.m.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning including Washington DC, Arlington VA, Silver Spring MD until 8:45 PM EDT pic.twitter.com/jtE53mkcWP
— NWS DC/Baltimore (@NWS_BaltWash) April 21, 2017
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
805 PM EDT THU APR 20 2017
The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
The District of Columbia…
Southeastern Montgomery County in central Maryland…
Northern Prince Georges County in central Maryland…
Arlington County in northern Virginia…
The City of Falls Church in northern Virginia…
Northeastern Fairfax County in northern Virginia…
* Until 845 PM EDT
* At 804 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over American
University, or near Rosslyn, moving east at 30 mph.
HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts.
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, Bethesda, Bowie, College Park, Greenbelt, Langley Park,
Beltsville, Forestville, Falls Church, Largo, Coral Hills,
Bladensburg, Pimmit Hills, Mclean, Byrd Stadium, Fedex Field, Fort
Totten, Rosslyn, Nationals Park and Howard University.
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.