(Updated at 9:15 a.m.) Batten down the hatches, it’s going to get pretty windy Saturday.
The National Weather Service has upgraded the earlier High Wind Watch for Arlington to a High Wind Warning, in effect Saturday from noon to midnight.
Forecasters say gusts of up to 60 mph could fell trees, knock out power to parts of the area, and make travel treacherous.
More from NWS:
…HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON SATURDAY TO MIDNIGHT EDT SATURDAY NIGHT…
* WHAT…Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph Saturday afternoon, becoming northwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph Saturday evening.
* WHERE…Portions of central and northern Maryland, The District of Columbia, and northern Virginia.
* WHEN…From noon Saturday to midnight EDT Saturday night. The strongest winds are expected Saturday evening.
* IMPACTS…Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.
The expected weather is already postponing outdoor events, like National Landing’s Pink in the Park event.
More via social media:
Damaging winds are expected on Saturday. High Wind Warnings are in effect for most of the region for gusts up to 65 mph. Wind Advisories remain for areas generally south of I-66 for gusts up 55 mph. Secure loose objects and prepare for power outages. #MDwx #VAwx #WVwx #DCwx pic.twitter.com/9PJyMWIMQ7
— NWS Baltimore-Washington (@NWS_BaltWash) April 1, 2023
Think of the carts.
They're off for the weekend anyway so make sure they're safe and cozy, with food scraps a-plenty for the green one. https://t.co/9ps4JXzZET https://t.co/1v4E6yWooN
— Arlington Department of Environmental Services (@ArlingtonDES) March 31, 2023
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