It’s going to get quite windy tonight.
Today will be breezy but winds will whip up even more after dark, with gusts up to 50 mph overnight ahead of a cold front. That could result in downed trees and power outages.
The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory, in effect from 10 p.m. until 10 a.m. Friday.
More from NWS:
349 AM EST Thu Feb 17 2022
…WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM EST FRIDAY…
* WHAT…South to southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected. Winds will quickly turn northwest behind a cold front after 3 AM.
* WHERE…The Baltimore and Washington Metropolitan areas, northern Virginia, northern and central Maryland, and the eastern Panhandle of West Virginia.
* WHEN…From 10 PM this evening to 10 AM EST Friday.
* IMPACTS…Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.
Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.
Wind Advisories and a High Wind Warning are in effect this afternoon and into Friday morning. Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result. pic.twitter.com/WRfrL45FFQ
— NWS Baltimore-Washington (@NWS_BaltWash) February 17, 2022
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