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Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued for Arlington

Weather radar as of 5:10 p.m. (via National Weather Service)

Northern portions of Arlington County are now under a Severe Thunderstorm Warning.

A line of strong storms is approaching the area and may pack damaging wind gusts.

More from the National Weather Service:

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
502 PM EDT Mon Jun 21 2021

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning…

* Until 545 PM EDT.

* At 501 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Ballenger Creek to Leesburg to near The Plains, moving east at 35 mph.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

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, Columbia, Germantown, Centreville, Rockville, Bethesda, Gaithersburg, Reston, Leesburg, Annandale, Olney, Springfield, South Riding, Herndon, Fairfax, Vienna, Damascus, Falls Church, Broadlands and Lansdowne.

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