Wind Advisory Along – S & W of BRP : EXPIRED – EXPIRED – EXPIRED

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EXPIRED – EXPIRED – EXPIRED

EXPIRED – EXPIRED – EXPIRED

EXPIRED – EXPIRED – EXPIRED

WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING
URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
945 AM EST FRI DEC 30 2016

EASTERN HIGHLAND-NORTHERN VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE-
CENTRAL VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE-EASTERN GRANT-EASTERN PENDLETON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…MONTEREY…BIG MEADOWS…WINTERGREEN…
PETERSBURG…BRANDYWINE…FRANKLIN…OAK FLAT…RUDDLE…
SUGAR GROVE
945 AM EST FRI DEC 30 2016

…WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING…

* TIMING…THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* WINDS…WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS…STRONG WINDS MAY BLOW DOWN LIMBS…TREES…AND POWER
LINES. SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES ARE EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS AROUND 50 MPH ARE EXPECTED.
WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT…ESPECIALLY FOR
HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
438 AM EST FRI DEC 30 2016

…STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE INTO THIS EVENING…

.MUCH COLDER AIR WILL CONTINUE TO SURGE INTO THE AREA IN THE WAKE
OF A COLD FRONT TODAY. THIS WILL COMBINE WITH AN INCREASING
PRESSURE GRADIENT TO KEEP PERIODS OF VERY STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS
GOING INTO THIS EVENING.

ASHE-ALLEGHANY NC-WATAUGA-SMYTH-BLAND-GILES-WYTHE-PULASKI-
MONTGOMERY-GRAYSON-CARROLL-FLOYD-CRAIG-ALLEGHANY VA-BATH-ROANOKE-
BOTETOURT-ROCKBRIDGE-PATRICK-FRANKLIN-BEDFORD-AMHERST-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…WEST JEFFERSON…SPARTA…BOONE…
MARION…BLAND…PEARISBURG…WYTHEVILLE…RADFORD…PULASKI…
BLACKSBURG…INDEPENDENCE…WHITETOP…TROUTDALE…VOLNEY…
GALAX…FLOYD…NEW CASTLE…CLIFTON FORGE…COVINGTON…
HOT SPRINGS…ROANOKE…SALEM…FINCASTLE…LEXINGTON…
BUENA VISTA…STUART…ROCKY MOUNT…BEDFORD…AMHERST
438 AM EST FRI DEC 30 2016

…WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING…

* LOCATIONS…ALONG AND EITHER SIDE OF THE BLUE RIDGE.

* HAZARDS…VERY STRONG WINDS.

* WINDS…WEST WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.
LOCALLY STRONGER WINDS POSSIBLE ALONG THE HIGHER RIDGETOPS.

* TIMING…INTO THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS…STRONG WINDS COULD TOPPLE TREES AND POWER LINES.
HOLIDAY DECORATIONS COULD BE BLOWN OVER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS ARE FORECAST TO BE
31 TO 39 MPH OR GUSTS WILL RANGE BETWEEN 46 AND 57 MPH. WINDS OF
THESE MAGNITUDES MAY CAUSE MINOR PROPERTY DAMAGE WITHOUT EXTRA
PRECAUTIONS. MOTORISTS IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES SHOULD USE EXTRA
CAUTION UNTIL THE WINDS SUBSIDE.

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