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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
947 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...Strong winds along and behind a cold front late today into
Sunday morning...

.Southwest winds will increase ahead of a cold front later today
with a few gusts approaching 45 mph in the higher terrain of West
Virginia into Northwest North Carolina. As the front passes
across tonight, winds shift to the west and northwest with gusts
to 45 to 50 mph anticipated across the mountains into portions of
the Virginia foothills. Winds will start to slacken some by late
Sunday morning.

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190000-
/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
947 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
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 late this
  afternoon and evening, shift 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 8am
  tonight into 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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