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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
328 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...STRONG GUSTY WINDS LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

.LOW PRESSURE OVER ILLINOIS WILL MOVE EAST TONIGHT AND WILL PUSH A
STRONG COLD FRONT THROUGH THE AREA EARLY MONDAY MORNING. WINDS
BEHIND THIS FRONT WILL BE VERY GUSTY FROM THE NORTHWEST.

NCZ001-002-018-VAZ009>020-022>024-032>035-020600-
/O.NEW.KRNK.WI.Y.0006.150202T0500Z-150203T0500Z/
ASHE-ALLEGHANY NC-WATAUGA-SMYTH-BLAND-GILES-WYTHE-PULASKI-
MONTGOMERY-GRAYSON-CARROLL-FLOYD-CRAIG-ALLEGHANY VA-BATH-ROANOKE-
BOTETOURT-ROCKBRIDGE-PATRICK-FRANKLIN-BEDFORD-AMHERST-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST JEFFERSON...SPARTA...BOONE...
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
328 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO MIDNIGHT EST
MONDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO MIDNIGHT
EST MONDAY NIGHT.

* LOCATIONS...ALONG THE BLUE RIDGE FROM THE ALLEGHANY HIGHLANDS
  AND SOUTHERN SHENANDOAH VALLEY INTO THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTHWEST
  NORTH CAROLINA. THIS INCLUDES THE NEW RIVER AND ROANOKE
  VALLEYS...AND FANCY GAP.

* HAZARDS...STRONG GUSTY WINDS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* TIMING...STARTING LATE TONIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO MONDAY EVENING.
  THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO OCCUR MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...DOWNED TREE LIMBS ARE POSSIBLE...AS ARE ISOLATED POWER
  OUTAGES. TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT 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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