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Arlington Under Wind Advisory Thursday

Arlington County will be under a Wind Advisory for much of the day tomorrow.

The advisory is in effect from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday. The National Weather Service says gusts of up to 50 mph are expected, potentially causing downed tree limbs and power outages.

More from NWS:

…WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 5 PM EDT THURSDAY… * WHAT…WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH EXPECTED. * WHERE…THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND NORTHERN MARYLAND, CENTRAL, NORTHERN AND NORTHWEST VIRGINIA AND EASTERN WEST VIRGINIA. * WHEN…FROM 10 AM TO 5 PM EDT THURSDAY. * IMPACTS…GUSTY WINDS COULD BLOW AROUND UNSECURED OBJECTS. TREE LIMBS COULD BE BLOWN DOWN AND A FEW POWER OUTAGES MAY RESULT. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… USE EXTRA CAUTION WHEN DRIVING, ESPECIALLY IF OPERATING A HIGH PROFILE VEHICLE. SECURE OUTDOOR OBJECTS. &&

Update at 10:45 a.m. — The gusty winds are expected to arrive early this afternoon.

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