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Wind Advisory Issued Christmas Day in Alexandria

UPDATE (2:42 PM): Wind Advisory has been adjusted to 3:00 AM to 2:00 PM Christmas Day.

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for Alexandria, Virginia and the surrounding Northern Virginia area from 5:00 AM until 2:00 PM Christmas Day. 50 MPH gusts are expected late tonight through early Christmas Day in our area.

…WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 2 PM EST MONDAY…

The National Weather Service in Baltimore MD/Washington has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 5 AM to 2 PM EST Monday.

* TIMING…Late tonight through midday Monday.

* WINDS…West 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* IMPACTS…Strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power lines. Scattered power outages are expected.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 45 to 55 mph are expected.
Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

Wind Advisory Christmas Day in Northern Virginia

Lee Hernly, Editor
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