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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
352 AM EDT Fri Apr 10 2020

NCZ001-002-018-VAZ015-111100-
Ashe-Alleghany NC-Watauga-Grayson-
352 AM EDT Fri Apr 10 2020

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

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

.DAY ONE...Today 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...Saturday through Thursday.

Widespread heavy rainfall could lead to flooding Sunday afternoon
and Sunday night. A Flood Watch may be needed for this time frame
with later forecasts.

Very strong and gusty west to northwest winds are expected Monday
night and Tuesday. A Wind Advisory and possibly even a High Wind
Warning may be needed for this time frame with later forecasts.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation to address flooding issues may be needed Sunday
afternoon and Sunday night.

$$



Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
132 AM EDT Fri Apr 10 2020

NCZ001-002-018-VAZ015-101345-
/O.CON.KRNK.WI.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-200410T2200Z/
Ashe-Alleghany NC-Watauga-Grayson-
Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Boone,
Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale, and Volney
132 AM EDT Fri Apr 10 2020

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph
  expected.

* WHERE...In Virginia, Grayson County. In North Carolina, Ashe,
  Alleghany NC and Watauga Counties.

* WHEN...Until 6 PM EDT Friday.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects.
  Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may
  result.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Branches and limbs broken, but not
  fallen, from recent high winds could easily dislodge from
  trees with the latest round of very gusty winds.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high
profile vehicle. Drivers on roads with a southwest to northeast
orientation will face the greatest cross-wind hazard. Secure
outdoor objects.

&&

$$



Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
125 AM EDT Fri Apr 10 2020

NCZ001>006-018>020-VAZ022>024-032>035-043>047-058-059-102130-
Ashe-Alleghany NC-Surry-Stokes-Rockingham-Caswell-Watauga-Wilkes-
Yadkin-Roanoke-Botetourt-Rockbridge-Patrick-Franklin-Bedford-
Amherst-Henry-Pittsylvania-Campbell-Appomattox-Buckingham-Halifax-
Charlotte-
Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Dobson, Danbury,
Eden, Yanceyville, Boone, Wilkesboro, Yadkinville, Roanoke,
Salem, Fincastle, Lexington, Buena Vista, Stuart, Rocky Mount,
Bedford, Amherst, Martinsville, Danville, Lynchburg, Appomattox,
South Boston, and Keysville
125 AM EDT Fri Apr 10 2020

...INCREASED FIRE DANGER TODAY...

Humidity will drop to 20-25 percent today, while west to
northwest winds gust over 25 mph. This will lead to increased fire
danger today.

Residents are urged to postpone outdoor burning, and remember
Virginia`s burn ban remains in effect, meaning you cannot burn
until after 4pm.

$$




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