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Arlington Under Wind Advisory Sunday Night, Monday Morning

(Updated at 8:15 a.m.) Arlington County and much of the region is under a Wind Advisory.

The advisory was in effect Sunday night, until midnight, and is now in effect Monday from 6 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Strong winds with gusts up to 50 mph are expected, potentially resulting in downed trees, branches and power lines. Already, the National Weather Service is reporting trees down and other wind damage in Fairfax County, Montgomery County and Alexandria.

More from NWS:

616 AM EST MON NOV 2 2020

…WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON…

* WHAT…NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* WHERE…IN VIRGINIA, CENTRAL AND NORTHERN VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE, AND HIGHLAND COUNTY. IN WEST VIRGINIA, GRANT AND PENDLETON COUNTIES.

* WHEN…UNTIL 2 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON.

* 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.

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