Expect Tuesday’s snow — which brought about 1.5 inches to Reston — to be up in the air today (Wednesday).
A Wind Advisory is in effect through 5 p.m. today in the area. The National Weather Service expects west winds from 20 to 25 mph with gusts of up to 50 mph.
Here’s more from the alert:
* WHERE…Portions of The District of Columbia, central, north central and northern Maryland and northern and northwest Virginia.
* WHEN…From 11 AM this morning to 5 PM EST this afternoon.
* IMPACTS…Gusty winds could blow around. unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.
Residents should use caution while driving and secure outdoor objects as needed.
A Wind Advisory has been issued for areas along and west of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the DC metro areas and northward until 5 pm today. Check our website: https://t.co/CJFhYzBvKR for more information. pic.twitter.com/AkvYuLs22Y
— NWS DC/Baltimore (@NWS_BaltWash) January 8, 2020
Photo by Ruth Sievers