Update at 3:55 p.m. — A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Arlington.
From the National Weather Service:
BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
352 PM EDT WED AUG 7 2019
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING…
* UNTIL 430 PM EDT.
* AT 352 PM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER ARLINGTON, MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.
HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.
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, COLUMBIA, BETHESDA, BOWIE, ANNANDALE, COLLEGE PARK, CROFTON, GREENBELT, LANGLEY PARK, BELTSVILLE, GROVETON, FALLS CHURCH, HUNTINGTON, CORAL HILLS, BLADENSBURG, FEDEX FIELD, FORT TOTTEN, ROSSLYN AND CRYSTAL CITY.
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 4:30 PM EDT pic.twitter.com/MekVQhUpTC
— NWS DC/Baltimore (@NWS_BaltWash) August 7, 2019
Earlier: Arlington County is under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 8 p.m. tonight.
The watch was issued shortly before 2 p.m. Wednesday, as a line of strong storms formed west and north of the area. Forecasters say hail, high winds and frequent lightning are possible with today’s storms.
“Seek shelter from damaging winds and flash flooding if warnings are issued,” Virginia’s Dept. of Emergency Management said in a tweet today.
More from social media:
A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for parts of DC, MD, NC, VA until 8 PM EDT pic.twitter.com/w5WbfdU3Xo
— NWS Wakefield (@NWSWakefieldVA) August 7, 2019
Please stay weather aware today Virginians, follow your National Weather Service office on social media, download the FEMA app on your smartphone for weather alerts, watches and warnings from the NWS and seek shelter from damaging winds and flash flooding if warnings are issued. pic.twitter.com/gfeoMp70td
— VDEM (@VDEM) August 7, 2019
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