Wind Advisory until 4 p.m.

News release from Fairfax Emergency Services

Posted at 12:00

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory until 4 p.m. this afternoon, Wednesday, Nov. 28. A Wind Advisory means that winds of 45 to 55 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

The weather service reports westerly winds from 25-35 mph with gusts of 50-55 mph possible. These strong winds may blow down tree limbs, trees and power lines; scattered power outages are expected.

Wind Advisory Nov. 28, 2018

 

If you experience either downed trees or power lines, NewsCenter has details about who to contact. The Fire and Rescue blog has some great tips about downed power lines, what you should know and what you should do in case you encounter any downed electrical lines.

And please remember, if your power goes out this evening, please use battery powered lighting and not candles.


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