Arlington and much of the region is under a Tornado Watch from now through 10 p.m.
Forecasters say storms now forming to the west could pack strong winds and even some tornadoes. Those in the watch zone are urged to keep an eye on the sky, and to take cover if necessary.
More from the National Weather Service:
URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 485
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
340 PM EDT Thu Sep 3 2020
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of District Of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, Southern New Jersey, Southeast Pennsylvania, Northern Virginia, Eastern West Virginia Panhandle, Coastal Waters
* Effective this Thursday afternoon and evening from 340 PM until 1000 PM EDT.
* Primary threats include… A few tornadoes likely. Scattered damaging winds likely with isolated significant gusts
to 75 mph possible.
SUMMARY…Multiple supercells will likely develop near and north of the greater Washington D.C. area and spread east as a cluster across the coastal plain through mid-evening. A few tornadoes and swaths of damaging winds are likely.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 85 statute miles east and west of a line from 45 miles north northwest of Wilmington DE to 30 miles west southwest of Patuxent River MD…
REMEMBER…A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for tornadoes and severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area. Persons in these areas should be on the lookout for threatening weather conditions and listen for later statements and possible warnings.
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The 44th Leeway Overlee Community Day and Yard
Sale will be along the John Marshall Drive/Ohio Street greenway on
Saturday, June 3 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. The community will be out in
force to exchange information and greetings, sell unneeded household
items, and pick up a few bargains.
About 100 families set up tables for the festivities, which take
place along the six-block stretch of the greenway from near Langston
Blvd. to Washington Blvd. Attendance is free, but
a $10 fee will be collected from individuals and families selling
household items during the event. Ensure that all goods and rubbish are
removed from the greenway by 1 p.m. Leave dogs at home.
For more info, call 703-532-6101. If planning to sell, start labeling
your items for sale NOW! Event will take place as long as there is not
active rain. Rain date is June 10.
36TH FESTIVAL ARGENTINO
ARLINGTON JUNE 3RD, 2023
Sat, June 3rd I 3:30 pm / Shows 5:50 pm I Kenmore Auditorium I Glencarlyn
The 36th Festival Argentino USA celebrates Argentine Day and Cultural Freedom. The folkloric group Los 4 de Córdoba and 25 more artists from Argentina, World, and Solidarity Tribute, 200 years of friendship between USA and Argentina!.
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Great food, fun, and the best views of Washington DC’s spectacular fireworks display. Relax, enjoy,