Nearly 1,500 Dominion customers are without power this afternoon in McLean and far northern Arlington.
The outages are centered around the Ingleside, Chesterbrook Woods and Chain Bridge Forest neighborhoods.
Strong winds have brought down branches and utility lines throughout the D.C. area Sunday. A Wind Advisory is in effect through Sunday night.
…WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING… * TIMING…THROUGH THIS EVENING. * WINDS…NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 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 issued for Sunday. Winds will become northwest and increase to 45-50 mph in gusts. Localized tree damage/power outages may result. Also, it may be difficult to drive high-profile vehicles. Lightweight objects outdoors should be secured. pic.twitter.com/JUA4N4zbh1
— NWS DC/Baltimore (@NWS_BaltWash) January 19, 2019
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