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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
414 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

NCZ002-VAZ009>014-016>020-022>024-032>035-302115-
ALLEGHANY NC-SMYTH-BLAND-GILES-WYTHE-PULASKI-MONTGOMERY-CARROLL-
FLOYD-CRAIG-ALLEGHANY VA-BATH-ROANOKE-BOTETOURT-ROCKBRIDGE-PATRICK-
FRANKLIN-BEDFORD-AMHERST-
414 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

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

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWEST NORTH
CAROLINA...CENTRAL VIRGINIA...SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...SOUTHWEST
VIRGINIA AND WEST CENTRAL 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.

NORTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TONIGHT WITH GUSTS OF 40 MPH TO 50 MPH
POSSIBLE LATE.

.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.

NORTHWEST WINDS GUSTING TO 40 MPH TO 50 MPH FRIDAY...DECREASING
FRIDAY EVENING.

A STORM SYSTEM MAY BRING A WINTRY MIX TO THE AREA SUNDAY AND SUNDAY
NIGHT.

.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
405 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

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

.NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE AREA AS AN AREA OF LOW
PRESSURE DEEPENS OFF THE NEW ENGLAND COAST TONIGHT AND TOMORROW.
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>035-300515-
/O.NEW.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
405 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS 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...LATE TONIGHT 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.

&&

$$



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