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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
344 PM EDT Thu May 25 2017

NCZ001-002-018-VAZ009-015-261945-
Ashe-Alleghany NC-Watauga-Smyth-Grayson-
344 PM EDT Thu May 25 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT FRIDAY...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for northwest North Carolina and
southwest Virginia.

.DAY ONE...This afternoon and tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Wind Advisory.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Wind Advisory.

Additional clusters of strong to severe thunderstorms may occur
later Saturday into Monday. Flooding may also become an issue again.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
957 PM EDT Thu May 25 2017

...Gusty winds may down trees resting in saturated soil...

.Winds across the mountains are expected to gust in the 30 to
40 mph range through Friday morning. Normally, these speeds are
not conducive of downing trees, but the recent very heavy rains
have left the soil very saturated, and more prone to allow trees
to fall given a compromised root system. Falling trees may also
prompt the downing of power lines.

NCZ001-002-018-VAZ009-015-261000-
/O.CON.KRNK.WI.Y.0014.000000T0000Z-170526T1600Z/
Ashe-Alleghany NC-Watauga-Smyth-Grayson-
Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Boone, Marion,
Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale, and Volney
957 PM EDT Thu May 25 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT FRIDAY...

* Locations...Northern Mountains of North Carolina and
  neighboring High Country of southwest Virginia.

* Hazards...Gusty winds combined with saturated soils.

* Winds...West 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Timing...Tonight through noon Friday.

* Impacts...Falling trees and downed power lines.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory is usually issued when sustained winds are
forecast to be 31 to 39 MPH or gusts will range between 46 and
57 MPH. In this case, we are more concerned about wind gusts of
30 to 40 mph downing trees in saturated soils.

&&

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