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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
337 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...VERY WINDY CONDITIONS ACROSS THE NORTHERN NORTH CAROLINA
MOUNTAINS TODAY...

STRONG GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE DAY TODAY.
WINDS ARE FORECAST TO DECREASE THIS EVENING.

NCZ033-049-050-310500-
/O.CON.KGSP.WI.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-150131T0500Z/
AVERY-YANCEY-MITCHELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANNER ELK...NEWLAND...ELK PARK...
CROSSNORE...SUGAR MOUNTAIN...BURNSVILLE...SPRUCE PINE
337 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...

* LOCATIONS...NORTHERN NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS.

* HAZARDS...VERY WINDY CONDITIONS.

* TIMING...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL GRADUALLY WEAKEN THROUGH
  THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.

* IMPACTS...THE VERY WINDY CONDITIONS WILL MAKE DRIVING
  DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES AND IN
  MOUNTAIN PASSES. A FEW TREES OR LIMBS COULD BE DOWNED BY THE
  WINDS... CAUSING ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
225 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WINDY CONDITIONS TO PERSIST INTO EARLY TONIGHT...

.LOW PRESSURE OVER NEW ENGLAND CONTINUES TO STRENGTHEN. IN ITS
WAKE...STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS ARE OCCURRING. THESE WINDS WILL
CONTINUE TO GUSTS TO AROUND 50 MPH ALONG THE RIDGE CRESTS. SOME
OF THE HIGHER PEAKS IN NORTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA MAY BE CLOSER TO
55 MPH INTO THIS EVENING.

NCZ002-VAZ009>014-016>020-022>024-032>035-310200-
/O.CON.KRNK.WI.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-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
225 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EST THIS EVENING...

* 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 AROUND 50 MPH.

* TIMING...STRONGEST WINDS EXPECTED INTO THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...TREES...BRANCHES OR POWER LINES MAY BE BLOWN DOWN.
  WINDS WILL MAKE DRIVING A CHALLENGE...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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
225 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WINDY CONDITIONS TO PERSIST INTO EARLY TONIGHT...

.LOW PRESSURE OVER NEW ENGLAND CONTINUES TO STRENGTHEN. IN ITS
WAKE...STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS ARE OCCURRING. THESE WINDS WILL
CONTINUE TO GUSTS TO AROUND 50 MPH ALONG THE RIDGE CRESTS. SOME
OF THE HIGHER PEAKS IN NORTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA MAY BE CLOSER TO
55 MPH INTO THIS EVENING.

NCZ001-018-VAZ015-310330-
/O.CON.KRNK.WI.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-150131T0500Z/
ASHE-WATAUGA-GRAYSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST JEFFERSON...BOONE...INDEPENDENCE...
WHITETOP...TROUTDALE...VOLNEY
225 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...

* LOCATIONS...NORTHERN MOUNTAINS OF NORTH CAROLINA...GRAYSON
  COUNTY VIRGINIA.

* HAZARDS...VERY GUSTY WINDS.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 55 MPH.

* TIMING...THROUGH MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.

* 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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