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Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
555 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...Very windy from the Blue Ridge West into this Evening...
...Colder Tonight...

.Low pressure moved through the middle Atlantic region and pushed
a cold front through the Appalachians this morning. This will
bring very windy conditions to locations west of the Blue Ridge,
especially at the higher elevations. Colder air comes in behind
the front tonight.

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Rockbridge-
Including the cities of Lexington and Buena Vista
555 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT FRIDAY...
...FREEZE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

* Temperatures...Lows tonight around freezing.

* Locations...Rockbridge County.

* Hazards...Strong gusty winds today. Temperatures near freezing
  tonight.

* Winds...Northwest 10 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Timing...Strong, gusty winds today. Temperatures dropping to
  near freezing tonight.

* Impacts...Small tree limbs may break and fall. Sporadic power
  outages are possible. Sensitive outdoor vegetation may be
  damaged or killed if not protected.

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.

A Freeze Watch means sub-freezing temperatures are possible.
These conditions could kill crops and other sensitive vegetation.

&&

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Pulaski-Montgomery-Grayson-Carroll-Floyd-Craig-Alleghany VA-Bath-
Roanoke-Botetourt-Mercer-Summers-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, Bluefield, Flat Top, Hinton, Hix,
Union, Lewisburg, White Sulphur Springs, Alderson, Quinwood, Duo,
and Rainelle
555 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EDT FRIDAY...

* Locations...along and west of the Blue Ridge, especially the
  higher elevations.

* Hazards...Strong gusty winds.

* Winds...Northwest 15 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Timing...Strong gusty winds today and into this evening.

* Impacts...Small tree limbs may break and fall. Sporadic power
  outages are 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.

&&

$$

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Amherst-Appomattox-Buckingham-
Including the cities of Amherst and Appomattox
555 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...FREEZE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

* Locations...Amherst, Appomattox, and Buckingham Counties.

* Hazards...Near freezing temperatures.

* Temperatures...Lows around freezing.

* Timing...late tonight.

* Impacts...sensitive outdoor vegetation may be damaged or
  killed if not protected.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Freeze Watch means sub-freezing temperatures are possible.
These conditions could kill crops and other sensitive vegetation.

&&

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