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Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
1056 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...VERY GUSTY WINDS EXPECTED OVERNIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE AREA AS AN AREA OF LOW
PRESSURE DEEPENS OFF THE NEW ENGLAND COAST OVERNIGHT AND
FRIDAY. THE STRONGEST GUSTS WILL BE CONFINED TO PRIMARILY THE
HIGHEST PEAKS AND RIDGELINES WHERE GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH ARE
EXPECTED. SOME OF THE HIGHER PEAKS IN NORTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA MAY
BE CLOSER TO 55 MPH.

NCZ002-VAZ009>014-016>020-022>024-032>035-301200-
/O.CON.KRNK.WI.Y.0005.150130T0800Z-150131T0200Z/
ALLEGHANY NC-SMYTH-BLAND-GILES-WYTHE-PULASKI-MONTGOMERY-CARROLL-
FLOYD-CRAIG-ALLEGHANY VA-BATH-ROANOKE-BOTETOURT-ROCKBRIDGE-
PATRICK-FRANKLIN-BEDFORD-AMHERST-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SPARTA...MARION...BLAND...PEARISBURG...
WYTHEVILLE...RADFORD...PULASKI...BLACKSBURG...GALAX...FLOYD...
NEW CASTLE...CLIFTON FORGE...COVINGTON...HOT SPRINGS...ROANOKE...
SALEM...FINCASTLE...LEXINGTON...BUENA VISTA...STUART...
ROCKY MOUNT...BEDFORD...AMHERST
1056 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 PM EST FRIDAY...

* LOCATIONS... SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...GENERALLY ALONG AND WEST OF
  THE CREST OF THE BLUE RIDGE.

* HAZARDS...VERY GUSTY WINDS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS APPROACHING 50 MPH.

* TIMING...OVERNIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...TREES...BRANCHES OR POWER LINES MAY BE BLOWN DOWN.
  WINDS WILL MAKE DRIVING CHALLENGING...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
  PROFILE VEHICLES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS SUSTAINED WINDS OF 31 TO 39 MPH...OR WIND
GUSTS OF 46 TO 57 MPH...ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG WILL
LIKELY CAUSE SPORADIC POWER OUTAGES AND CAN MAKE DRIVING
DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. UNFASTENED
ITEMS SUCH AS GARBAGE CANS AND LAWN FURNITURE SHOULD BE MOVED
INDOORS.

&&

$$

NCZ001-018-VAZ015-301200-
/O.CON.KRNK.WI.Y.0005.150130T0500Z-150131T0500Z/
ASHE-WATAUGA-GRAYSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST JEFFERSON...BOONE...INDEPENDENCE...
WHITETOP...TROUTDALE...VOLNEY
1056 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST FRIDAY
NIGHT...

* LOCATIONS...NORTHERN MOUNTAINS OF NORTH CAROLINA...GRAYSON
  COUNTY VIRGINIA.

* HAZARDS...VERY GUSTY WINDS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS APPROACHING 55 MPH.

* TIMING...OVERNIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...TREES...BRANCHES OR POWER LINES MAY BE BLOWN DOWN.
  WINDS WILL MAKE DRIVING CHALLENGING...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
  PROFILE VEHICLES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS SUSTAINED WINDS OF 31 TO 39 MPH...OR WIND
GUSTS OF 46 TO 57 MPH...ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG WILL
LIKELY CAUSE SPORADIC POWER OUTAGES AND CAN MAKE DRIVING
DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. UNFASTENED
ITEMS SUCH AS GARBAGE CANS AND LAWN FURNITURE SHOULD BE MOVED
INDOORS.

&&

$$

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