It remains in effect until 2:00 AM Saturday.
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC ...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS 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. By The National Weather Service, Sterling, Va.