Arlington County is under a Wind Advisory for much of the day.
Peak wind gusts are expected around midday, with gusts up to 50 miles per hour. The wind could cause downed tree limbs and power outages.
The advisory was issued this morning and runs through 8 p.m. Monday night for most of the D.C. area.
More from the National Weather Service:
…WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING. * TIMING…FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING UNTIL 8 PM THIS EVENING. THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE LIKELY FROM LATE MORNING AND THROUGH THE AFTERNOON HOURS. * WINDS…WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 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. &&
A Wind Advisory has been issued for portions of the region today. Maximum wind gusts up to 50 mph are expected in those areas, with 30 to 40 mph elsewhere. pic.twitter.com/kIl5ojfoYz
— NWS DC/Baltimore (@NWS_BaltWash) April 15, 2019
Latest report of a downed tree and power outage: in the Madison Manor neighborhood pic.twitter.com/43vglAUbYT
— Arlington Now (@ARLnowDOTcom) April 15, 2019