(Update at 3:48 p.m.: The watch as canceled in the afternoon).
A tornado watch is in effect for Fairfax County until 6 p.m. today.
The county is already under a wind advisory and storms are expected to roll through the region for most of the day.
A severe thunderstorm warning is also in effect until 2:30 p.m. today.
High winds are currently ongoing across much of the area, with the strongest winds across Southern Maryland. The initial line of storms has moved out of the area but another round of storms is expected to form over the next couple of hours. pic.twitter.com/H80xV5DN6T
— National Weather Service Baltimore-Washington (@NWS_BaltWash) April 13, 2020
Severe Thunderstorm Warning including Rockville MD, Bethesda MD, Reston VA until 2:30 PM EDT pic.twitter.com/UTZirbYp4Z
— NWS Severe Tstorm (@NWSSevereTstorm) April 13, 2020