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Radar valid at 200 am EDT, May 1st 2021

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DCZ001-MDZ013-504-VAZ053-054-506-302145-
/O.UPG.KLWX.WI.Y.0008.210430T1600Z-210501T0600Z/
/O.EXA.KLWX.HW.W.0002.210430T1600Z-210501T0600Z/
District of Columbia-Prince Georges-
Central and Southeast Montgomery-Fairfax-
Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria-Eastern Loudoun-
Including the cities of Washington, Bowie, Suitland-Silver Hill,
Clinton, College Park, Greenbelt, Laurel, Camp Springs, Bethesda,
Rockville, Gaithersburg, Silver Spring, Reston, Herndon,
Annandale, Centreville, Chantilly, McLean, Franconia, Arlington,
Alexandria, Falls Church, Leesburg, Ashburn, and Sterling
940 AM EDT Fri Apr 30 2021

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Northwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* WHERE...The District of Columbia, Central and Southeast
Montgomery and Prince Georges Counties in Maryland, and
Arlington, Eastern Loudoun, and Fairfax Counties in Virginia
including the independent cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, and
Falls Church.

* WHEN...Until 2 AM EDT Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines.
Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be
difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The long duration of high wind will likely
aid in widespread tree damage and power outages.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

People should avoid being outside in forested areas and around
trees and branches. If possible, remain in the lower levels of
your home during the windstorm, and avoid windows. Use caution if
you must drive.

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