A portion of Arlington County is now under a Severe Thunderstorm Warning as a line of potent storms bears down on the area.
The warning encompasses a southern portion of the county.
From the National Weather Service:
Severe Thunderstorm Warning including Alexandria VA, Burke VA, Annandale VA until 1:15 PM EDT pic.twitter.com/9mSwlg90Mt
— NWS Baltimore-Washington (@NWS_BaltWash) June 4, 2021
BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
1236 PM EDT FRI JUN 4 2021
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING…
* UNTIL 115 PM EDT.
* AT 1236 PM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER MANTUA, MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 20 MPH.
HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.
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, ANNANDALE, CLINTON, SPRINGFIELD, FORT WASHINGTON, FORT HUNT, VIENNA, GROVETON, FORESTVILLE, FALLS CHURCH, HUNTINGTON, MANTUA, FORT BELVOIR, NATIONAL HARBOR, REAGAN NATIONAL AIRPORT, CRYSTAL CITY, ANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE, BURKE AND LINCOLNIA.
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