A Severe Thunderstorm Warning is in effect for McLean.
The watch is in effect until 5:15 p.m. today (Tuesday) and covers northeastern Fairfax County.
The National Weather Service issued the alert around 4:38 p.m.
More from NWS:
At 438 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Lowes Island, moving southeast at 25 mph.
HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts.
IMPACT…Damaging winds will cause some trees and large branches to fall. This could injure those outdoors, as well as damage homes and vehicles. Roadways may become blocked by downed trees. Localized power outages are possible. Unsecured light objects may become projectiles.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning including Rockville MD, Bethesda MD, McLean VA until 5:15 PM EDT pic.twitter.com/N5xOrAcWh4
— NWS DC/Baltimore (@NWS_BaltWash) July 2, 2019
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