After last night’s strong storms that knocked out power to more than 5,000 homes and businesses, more stormy weather might be on the way.
The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Arlington and much of the region.
Damaging winds, frequent lightning and hail are possible from storms later today. The was is in effect until 9 p.m.
A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for parts of DC, MD, VA, WV until 9 PM EDT pic.twitter.com/EYXzs8Eo1P
— NWS Severe Tstorm (@NWSSevereTstorm) August 11, 2021
There is the potential for more storms this afternoon & evening. These scattered thunderstorms are capable of producing damaging winds this afternoon (Wednesday), similar to damage that occurred Tuesday afternoon. Continue to stay weather aware & stay hydrated with these temps! pic.twitter.com/zX3pvsFkWA
— Ready Fairfax (@ReadyFairfax) August 11, 2021
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(This Community Post was written by Embracing Arlington Arts.)
Yes, live performances at theaters have begun again. Good news for patrons, good news for actors and crews, and good news for the industry overall, right? Well, yes and no as COVID is proving to be a powerful enemy. “The show must go on” is still the mantra — unless a cast or crew member tests positive. Then the curtain must fall for about a week — incurring huge financial losses for theaters, including paying the contracted professionals and refunding ticketholders. Production costs also now include purchasing testing equipment which can run into tens of thousands of dollars each month for larger theaters.
How can we help them continue to keep their doors open?
Go see a show and urge others to do the same! Word of mouth is the best means of filling theater seats!
Do you have personal documents that you need shredded? Join the Arlington Arts Center on Saturday, June 18, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. for our very own Community Shred Day with Paper Artist Demonstrations!
Bring a box or two of your unwanted papers and sensitive documents to dispose of on the TrueShred truck in the parking lot and watch paper artists from Pyramid Atlantic demonstrate paper-making.
$10 suggested donation for shredding (credit cards accepted). Donations will support the Arlington Arts Center’s mission to connect the community with contemporary art and artists.
Also, Saturday is the LAST DAY of our spring exhibitions! Make sure to visit inside and check out the galleries!
Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act; learn about efforts to keep the Potomac River clean and safe!
The Potomac River has come a long way from being described as a “national disgrace” by President Lyndon B. Johnson.