Update at 2:25 p.m. — Forecasters warn that a derecho is possible tonight. The last such wind event to hit the region caused significant damage on June 29, 2012.
Potential for a derecho…a line of severe thunderstorms producing widespread damaging winds to develop this afternoon & move through parts of the central Appalachians and northern mid Atlantic region including Washington DC metro. Stay alert for warnings and seek safe shelter. pic.twitter.com/rlkbNzJPgV
— NWS Eastern Region (@NWSEastern) May 14, 2018
Earlier: Arlington County and much of the D.C. region is under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch today.
The National Weather Service says severe storms are possible later today (Monday)
“Scattered severe thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts and large hail are possible this afternoon and evening,” NWS said in a Hazardous Weather Outlook statement.
#WeatherAlert: Much of Northern Virginia is under a SLIGHT RISK for severe storms this afternoon. This image from our high-res forecast model shows the potential for a severe line of storms reaching I-95 between 6-7pm. Stay with @NBCWashington for updates. pic.twitter.com/xIaZNqNLvU
— Chuck Bell (@ChuckBell4) May 14, 2018
Here is area covered by severe t'storm watch thru 9p and our severe storm dashboard. We think the immediate metro has highest chance of storms between 6-8p. Details/discussion: https://t.co/CgxFbB265t pic.twitter.com/fkxJpT55Bd
— Capital Weather Gang (@capitalweather) May 14, 2018
Photo via @NWS_BaltWash
Good Thursday evening, Arlington. Today we published 6 articles that were read a total of 6802 times… so far. 📈 Top stories The following are the most-read articles for today…
A new historic marker has gone up at the 138-year-old Mount Salvation Baptist Cemetery, honoring the final resting place for a number of early Halls Hill leaders.
Holiday parties are in full swing and RSVP Catering provides buffet entrees, hors d’oeuvres and more for office and family affairs.
Just before Christmas, Santa Claus and his helpers are coming to town, on a fire engine instead of an eight reindeer-powered sleigh. From Dec. 20-23, Saint Nick and his elves…
If you’re looking for a mental health professional in Virginia, Washington D.C., or Maryland, we can help.
We provide a confidential and convenient way to get the help you need from the comfort of your own home.
We offer a free 15-minute consultation to see if our services fit your needs.
The services we offer are:
Grab some friends and sign up for Parks & Rec’s Eugene J. Green Memorial Winter Basketball League! Adults 18+ can register teams of up to 12 people for the ten-game season. Cost is $765 per team. Games are Mondays and/or Wednesdays at Arlington Mill Community Center starting the week of Jan. 4. Sign up here by Dec. 11.
Join us as we celebrate the holiday of Chanukah! Enjoy delicious Latkes, hot cocoa, donuts and more!
Clarendon Menorah Lighting and Community Celebration
Experience the festival of lights!!
*Lighting of a giant 9 foot Menorah