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Wind Advisory Issued for Area

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for Arlington and much of the rest of the D.C. area.

Strong, gusty winds this morning and afternoon may knock down tree branches and power lines, forecasters say.

More from NWS:

… WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON… * TIMING… STRONG WIND GUSTS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. THE WINDS WILL BE STRONGEST THROUGH NOON. * WINDS… WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH. * IMPACTS… STRONG WINDS MAY BLOW DOWN LIMBS, TREES, AND POWER LINES. SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES ARE EXPECTED. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 45 TO 55 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT, ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. &&

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