District, Northern Virginia Under Wind Advisory Thursday

October 17, 2019

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A wind advisory is in effect for parts of Maryland, D.C. and Northern Virginia as strong winds make their way across the region. 

The National Weather Service said wind gusts up to 45 mph are expected Thursday. The advisory is in place until 6 p.m. 

Wind gusts could blow trees and other unsecured objects around, the NWS said. A few power outages are expected. 

As of about 9 a.m., it’s 53 degrees at Washington Dulles International Airport. 

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