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Wind Advisory in effect today

A brief bout of flurries earlier this morning was the last precipitation to fall as a result of our latest winter storm. Now comes the wind.

A Wind Advisory is now in effect, until 10 p.m. tonight. Gusty winds up to 55 mph could bring down waterlogged trees and branches, knocking out power.

As of publication there are no outages of note in Arlington, though the wind should be its gustiest in the afternoon and evening hours.

More from the National Weather Service:

932 AM EST Mon Jan 17 2022


* WHAT…West winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.

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

* WHEN…Until 10 PM EST this evening.

* IMPACTS…Damaging winds will likely blow down scattered trees and power lines. Scattered power outages are possible. Loose outdoor objects may be blown away or damaged.


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

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