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NEW: Wind Advisory issued for Arlington and surrounding area

A warm afternoon will give way to strong winds and colder temperatures tonight.

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for Arlington, D.C. and surrounding areas, cautioning against gusts up to 50 mph. Tree damage and power outages are possible.

More from NWS:

334 PM EST Mon Dec 6 2021

…WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT…

* WHAT…West winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* WHERE…The District of Columbia, much of northern and central Maryland including Baltimore, and northern Virginia.

* WHEN…Until midnight EST tonight.

* IMPACTS…Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down. A few power outages may result.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…The highest wind gusts are most likely in a 2 to 4 hour window between 7 and 11pm this evening.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.

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