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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
214 PM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...Strong winds expected through Sunday morning in advance of and
behind a strong cold that will sweep through the region tonight...

.Southwest winds will continue to slowly increase ahead of a
strong cold front. Winds may gust as high as 45 mph through this
evening in the higher terrain of West Virginia into Northwest
North Carolina. As the front sweeps each through the area later
tonight, winds will shift to the west and then northwest with
gusts to 45 to 50 mph possible in the mountains into portions of
the Virginia foothills. Winds will begin to diminish by Noon on
Sunday as higher pressure filters in from the west.

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190400-
/O.CON.KRNK.WI.Y.0018.171118T2100Z-171119T1700Z/
Ashe-Alleghany NC-Watauga-Tazewell-Smyth-Bland-Giles-Wythe-
Pulaski-Montgomery-Grayson-Carroll-Floyd-Craig-Alleghany VA-Bath-
Roanoke-Botetourt-Rockbridge-Patrick-Franklin-Bedford-Amherst-
Monroe-Eastern Greenbrier-Western Greenbrier-
Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Boone, Tazewell,
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, Union, Lewisburg,
White Sulphur Springs, Alderson, Quinwood, Duo, and Rainelle
214 PM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST SUNDAY...

* Locations...Mountains of Southeast West Virginia, Southwest
  Virginia and Northwest North Carolina, as well as the Virginia
  foothills.

* Hazards...Strong, gusty winds.

* Winds...Southwest 10 to 25 mph with gusts to 45 mph through this
  evening, shifting to the west to northwest 15 to 30 mph with
  gusts up to 50 mph overnight into Sunday morning.

* Timing...Strongest winds will occur between midnight and 8 am
  Sunday morning.

* Impacts...These winds will blow around loose outdoor objects
  such as trash cans. Traveling will be difficult for higher
  profile vehicles. Some weaker or dead trees could be uprooted,
  with limbs also likely to break. Isolated power outages
  possible.

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.

&&

$$

Wert


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