Update at 11:45 p.m. — Outages in Arlington are down to about 600 customers, according to Dominion.
Update at 5:55 p.m. — Dominion reported approximately 48,000 customers without power in Northern Virginia, including nearly 6,300 in Arlington, as of 5:30 p.m., though those numbers are starting to come down slightly.
There are large reported outages in the Shirlington, Fairlington, Green Valley and East Falls Church areas. There are reports of trees that fell into buildings, including houses and a garden apartment building.
#Alert We are responding to multiple calls for service and prioritizing life threatening emergencies. Calls for downed trees, stuck elevators and downed power lines are being addressed as units are available.
— Arlington Fire & EMS (@ArlingtonVaFD) April 30, 2021
— Julie Carey (@JulieCareyNBC) April 30, 2021
Update at 5:10 p.m. — There are multiple reports of trees and wires down around Arlington after 50-65 mile per hour wind gusts swept through the county. Power is reported out in several neighborhoods and a tree is reportedly blocking a portion of N. Glebe Road near N. Pershing Drive.
As a result of a high volume of calls, the fire department has temporarily reduced its standard response to certain types of alarms, according to scanner traffic.
— Phoenix Robles (@detectedbeats) April 30, 2021
@ARLnowDOTcom power out in parts of south Arlington, definitely Shirlington
— Laura Delhomme (@lavvra) April 30, 2021
LOCATION: N Glebe Rd and 2nd Rd. N.
INCIDENT: Trees Down
IMPACT: Police and Fire units are on the scene of a down tree in the area of N. Glebe Rd. and 2nd Rd. N. Please avoid the area and use an alternative route. An update will be sent when all clear. pic.twitter.com/dO8sBIByUj
— Arlington Alert (@ArlingtonAlert) April 30, 2021
453p: Doppler radar estimate 65 mph winds just above ground near Arlington and widespread 50+ mph gusts racing thru immediate DC area. pic.twitter.com/LunX0X4yie
— Capital Weather Gang (@capitalweather) April 30, 2021
Earlier: Arlington is under a Severe Thunderstorm Warning as a “wall of wind” arrives from the west.
On an already breezy day — amid a High Wind Warning — the storm front could cause power outages and fell trees.
From the National Weather Service:
BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
439 PM EDT Fri Apr 30 2021
The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Warning…
* Until 515 PM EDT.
* At 438 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Montgomery Village to near Chantilly to Warrenton, moving east at 65 mph.
HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts.
IMPACT…Damaging winds will cause some trees and large branches to fall. This could injure those outdoors, as well as damage homes and vehicles. Roadways may become blocked by downed trees. Localized power outages are possible. Unsecured light objects may become projectiles.
* Locations impacted include… Arlington, Alexandria, Germantown, Centreville, Waldorf, Dale City, Rockville, Bethesda, Gaithersburg, Reston, Bowie, Severn, Annandale, Clinton, Olney, Springfield, College Park, Crofton, South Riding and Fort Washington.
People attending the FEMA Greenbelt Metro mass vaccination site should seek safe shelter immediately!
For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning including Washington DC, Arlington VA, Alexandria VA until 5:15 PM EDT pic.twitter.com/2lJS83B46C
— NWS Severe Tstorm (@NWSSevereTstorm) April 30, 2021
445p: Rare situation with severe tstorm warning and little rain and no thunder but the winds are fierce. pic.twitter.com/yBWzVTOTCF
— Capital Weather Gang (@capitalweather) April 30, 2021
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