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Wind Advisory Along & West Of Blue Ridge Parkway – Until Mid Morning

[ 0 ] October 29, 2017 |

Via NWS : A WIND ADVISORY is in effect from 6 PM Sunday evening until 10AM Monday morning for areas generally along & west of the Blue Ridge Parkway in Central Virginia.

WIND ADVISORY
URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
349 AM EDT Mon Oct 30 2017

VAZ025-026-029-503-504-507-508-WVZ505-506-301400-
/O.CON.KLWX.WI.Y.0015.000000T0000Z-171030T1400Z/
Augusta-Rockingham-Page-Western Highland-Eastern Highland-
Northern Virginia Blue Ridge-Central Virginia Blue Ridge-
Western Pendleton-Eastern Pendleton-
Including the cities of Staunton, Waynesboro, Stuarts Draft,
Harrisonburg, Luray, Shenandoah, Stanley, Hightown, Monterey,
Big Meadows, Wintergreen, Riverton, Brandywine, Franklin,
Oak Flat, Ruddle, and Sugar Grove
349 AM EDT Mon Oct 30 2017

…WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING…

* TIMING…Through mid-morning. The strongest winds will be
through 6 AM.

* WINDS…West to northwest 20 to 35 mph with around 50 mph for
elevations above 2000 feet.

* 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
442 AM EDT Mon Oct 30 2017

…Strong gusty winds through this morning…

.Low pressure over upstate New York will move away from the Mid
Atlantic Region today. Strong winds this morning will diminish
this afternoon as the low pressure system moves away from the
area.

NCZ001>003-018-019-VAZ009>020-022>024-032>035-301500-
/O.CON.KRNK.WI.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-171030T1500Z/
Ashe-Alleghany NC-Surry-Watauga-Wilkes-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, Dobson, Boone,
Wilkesboro, 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, and Amherst
442 AM EDT Mon Oct 30 2017

…WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING…

* Locations…High Country and Highlands of North Carolina and
Virginia, to the foothills of the Blue Ridge.

* Hazards…Strong winds.

* Winds…Northwest 15 to 25 mph, with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Timing…through Monday morning.

* Impacts…Downed tree limbs and branches. Possible power
outages.

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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