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Trees, Utility Poles Toppled by Wind

Wind advisory in effect for D.C. area

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    Wind knocks over a light post in Virginia.

    Strong winds caused damage throughout the D.C. area Tuesday.

    The National Weather Service issued a wind advisory for the area until 2 a.m. Wednesday.

    Gusts of 45 to 50 mph are possible. As of 5 p.m. Tuesday, gusts from 20 to 35 mph had been reported.

    Several trees have fallend down in the area. In a Virginia parking lot, an old light post fell and damage a couple of cars.

    Rain also is possible, possibly causing hazardous driving conditions.