Arlington will be under a High Wind Watch starting Friday morning.
Today’s warmth will be giving way to colder weather tomorrow, and with that change will come strong winds. Gusts of up to 60 mph could down trees and tree limbs, potentially damaging structures, blocking roads and knocking out power.
More from the National Weather Service:
232 PM EDT Thu Apr 29 2021
…HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT…
* WHAT…Potential for west-northwesterly wind gusts of 60 mph.
* WHERE…The District of Columbia, Prince George’s County in Maryland, and Arlington and Fairfax Counties in Virginia including the independent cities of Alexandria, Fairfax and Falls Church.
* WHEN…From Friday morning through late Friday night.
* IMPACTS…Damaging winds could blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are possible. Travel could be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…The highest wind may occur in two waves: one Friday afternoon, and a second Friday evening.
Monitor the latest forecasts and warnings for updates on this situation. Fasten loose objects or shelter objects in a safe location prior to the onset of winds.
The watch covers much of the immediate D.C. area and points north.
The wind watch has been extended to include the entire DC Metro area for tomorrow. Also, a freeze watch has been issued for areas in blue for Saturday morning. pic.twitter.com/PIZoYwnN8S
— Amelia Draper (@amelia_draper) April 29, 2021
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