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JUST IN: Wind Advisory issued for Saturday

Arlington and much of the region will be under a Wind Advisory starting Saturday afternoon.

Unseasonably warm weather in the afternoon — with temperatures as high as 70 degrees — will give way to cooler temperatures, which will be accompanied by gusty winds. Gusts up to 55 mph could snap tree limbs and knock out power.

More from the National Weather Service:

…WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM SATURDAY TO 1 AM EST SUNDAY…

* WHAT… West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 55 mph expected.

* WHERE… Portions of The District of Columbia, central, north central, northeast and northern Maryland, central, northern, northwest and western Virginia and eastern and panhandle West Virginia.

* WHEN… From 4 PM Saturday to 1 AM EST Sunday.

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

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS… The highest gusts are most likely between 6 pm and Midnight this evening.

Flickr pool photo by Kevin Wolf

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