Be warned, Fairfax County is under a wind advisory and it’s beginning to have residual impacts across the region.
Winds are expected to last all day with the strongest winds around noon.
⚠️ A Wind Advisory has been issued for today.
🕗 8 am- 8 pm; the strongest winds are likely from late morning and through the afternoon hours.
💨 Expect 20-30 mph winds with gusts up to 50 mph.
📱Keep electronic devices charged as scattered power outages are expected. pic.twitter.com/fxdGxS09oU
— Ready Fairfax (@ReadyFairfax) April 15, 2019
According to the National Weather Service, the maximum wind gusts up to 50 mph are expected throughout the region, with most locations seeing up to 30 or 40 mph wind.
The strong winds are also having an impact on some local roads. Early this morning, Westmoreland Street at Orland Street in McLean was closed due to low hanging wires. The situation has been resolved since then and the street is now open.
UPDATE: Westmoreland St at Orland St in McLean now open. https://t.co/9jWkZUlUWY
— Fairfax County Police (@FairfaxCountyPD) April 15, 2019
Image via Twitter
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