The highest wind gusts in Virginia and Maryland

WASHINGTON — The D.C. area experienced high gusts of wind Sunday morning, prompting the National Weather Service to issue a wind advisory.

The National Weather Service has since canceled the wind advisory.

Meanwhile, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge was under wind restrictions which have since been downgraded to wind warnings. Some roads have been blocked by fallen trees and poles, and many are still without power due to the strong winds.

Get the latest road conditions from WTOP’s Traffic Center.

The National Weather Service recorded the maximum wind gusts in counties in Maryland and Virginia, observed in the last 23 hours.


  • Anne Arundel County: 49 mph
  • Baltimore County: 53 mph
  • Carroll County: 46 mph
  • Frederick County: 51 mph
  • Howard County: 46 mph
  • Marford County: 45 mph
  • Montgomery County: 49 mph
  • Prince George’s County: 48 mph
  • Washington County: 51 mph


  • Arlington County: 48 mph
  • Fairfax County: 46 mph
  • Frederick County: 46 mph
  • Loudoun County: 52 mph
  • Nelson County: 55 mph

Get the latest weather conditions from WTOP’s Weather team.

Below is a map of the areas affected by the power outages.

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