Update at 3:10 p.m. — Arlington is now under a Severe Thunderstorm Warning. From the National Weather Service:
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING…
* UNTIL 400 PM EDT.
* AT 310 PM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER CENTREVILLE, MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.
HAZARD…PING PONG BALL SIZE HAIL AND 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, ALEXANDRIA, CENTREVILLE, WALDORF, RESTON, ANNANDALE, CLINTON, SPRINGFIELD, SOUTH RIDING, FORT WASHINGTON, FAIRFAX, FORT HUNT, VIENNA, GROVETON, FALLS CHURCH, HUNTINGTON, CORAL HILLS, MANTUA, FORT BELVOIR AND PIMMIT HILLS.
FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning including Washington DC, Arlington VA, Alexandria VA until 4:00 PM EDT pic.twitter.com/pvRJqSgtDg
— NWS DC/Baltimore (@NWS_BaltWash) May 30, 2019
Earlier: Arlington County and most of the D.C. area is now under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch.
Forecasters say storms with heavy rain, large hail, wind gusts up to 65 miles per hours and even isolated tornadoes are possible in the region this afternoon and evening.
More via social media:
A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for parts of DE, DC, MD, NJ, PA, VA, WV until 9 PM EDT pic.twitter.com/yyf0bbpeEt
— NWS DC/Baltimore (@NWS_BaltWash) May 30, 2019
Weather Alert today. Scattered storms are likely between 2-8PM with two rounds (2-4 and 6-8 DC Metro). Heavy rains and strong winds are the biggest concerns. Better trigger today vs yesterday so just bc yesterday didn't materialize has no bearing on today! pic.twitter.com/ExXCMmxaki
— Amelia Draper (@amelia_draper) May 30, 2019
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