Update at 4:30 p.m. — More than 10,000 Dominion customers are without power in Arlington after the storm.
Earlier: Arlington County is now under a Severe Thunderstorm Warning and a Flash Flood Warning.
Strong storms are nearing the county and could cause flooding and pack damaging winds.
More from the National Weather Service:
Flash Flood Warning including Washington DC, Arlington VA, Alexandria VA until 6:30 PM EDT pic.twitter.com/WGZSj4Yttj
— @NWSFlashFlood (@NWSFlashFlood) July 22, 2020
Severe Thunderstorm Warning including Washington DC, Arlington VA, Alexandria VA until 4:15 PM EDT pic.twitter.com/AtqyJBS7UL
— NWS Severe Tstorm (@NWSSevereTstorm) July 22, 2020
343 PM EDT WED JUL 22 2020
…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 415 PM EDT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA…SOUTHEASTERN MONTGOMERY…WESTERN PRINCE GEORGES…ARLINGTON…AND EASTERN FAIRFAX COUNTIES…THE CITY OF FALLS CHURCH AND THE CITY OF ALEXANDRIA…
AT 342 PM EDT, SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NORTH KENSINGTON TO NEAR DALE CITY, MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.
THESE ARE VERY DANGEROUS STORMS.
HAZARD…75 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.
IMPACT…EXPECT CONSIDERABLE DAMAGE TO TREES AND POWER LINES. YOUR LIFE IS AT SIGNIFICANT RISK IF OUTDOORS. IN ADDITION TO SOME TREES FALLING INTO HOMES, WIND DAMAGE IS POSSIBLE TO ROOFS, SHEDS, OPEN GARAGES, AND MOBILE HOMES.
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE… ARLINGTON, ALEXANDRIA, BETHESDA, BOWIE, ANNANDALE, CLINTON, SPRINGFIELD, COLLEGE PARK, FORT WASHINGTON, GREENBELT, FAIRFAX, LANGLEY PARK, BELTSVILLE, FORT HUNT, VIENNA, GROVETON, FORESTVILLE, FALLS CHURCH, HUNTINGTON AND CORAL HILLS.
THIS IS AN EXTREMELY DANGEROUS SITUATION. MOBILE HOMES AND HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES ARE ESPECIALLY SUSCEPTIBLE TO WINDS OF THIS MAGNITUDE AND MAY BE OVERTURNED. FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING. THESE STORMS HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO CAUSE SERIOUS INJURY AND SIGNIFICANT PROPERTY DAMAGE.
CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY. LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURE’S LEADING KILLERS. REMEMBER, IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER, YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.
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Join the NAACP Arlington Branch, HOME of Virginia, and Equal Rights Center for the 2nd Annual Arlington Fair Housing Conference on April 15th to discuss the threats and opportunities to advancing fair housing policy across the state and within Arlington.
The half-day, in-person event will feature speakers from fair housing advocacy organizations and government agencies including the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and focus on fair housing policy trends in Virginia and Arlington County. The conference aims to advance the understanding of issues and policies related to equity and affirmatively further fair housing among local officials, advocates, and members of the public.
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