A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for the area until around 9:45 p.m. today (Thursday).
The National Weather Service says damaging winds could cause damage to trees. A tornado watch also remains in effect until midnight.
Here’s more from the alert:
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.
In the event of a tornado, residents are encouraged to move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning including Centreville VA, Bethesda MD, Reston VA until 9:45 PM EDT pic.twitter.com/Yd3T39tjEM
— NWS DC/Baltimore (@NWS_BaltWash) November 1, 2019