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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
959 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...Strong southeast winds expected across the mountains late
tonight through Monday evening...

.Low pressure is going to strengthen over the southeast by
Tuesday, and combined with strong high pressure off the northeast
coast, produce a tight gradient over the southern and central
Appalachians. The higher terrain from North Carolina, into far
southwest Virginia will experience strong gusty southeast winds
late tonight into Monday evening.

NCZ001-018-VAZ007-009-015-WVZ042-231100-
/O.CON.KRNK.WI.Y.0013.180423T0400Z-180424T0400Z/
Ashe-Watauga-Tazewell-Smyth-Grayson-Mercer-
Including the cities of West Jefferson, Boone, Tazewell, Marion,
Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale, Volney, Bluefield,
and Flat Top
959 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT MONDAY
NIGHT...

* Locations...North Carolina High Country, Grayson Highlands into
  the higher terrain of Tazewell and Smyth County Virginia,
  including Burkes Garden.

* Hazards...Strong southeast winds.

* Winds...Southeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Timing...Starting overnight through Monday evening. Peak wind
  gusts occur Monday afternoon into early Monday evening.

* Impacts...These winds could down smaller trees and limbs,
  especially as soils become saturated from prolonged moderate
  rainfall. Isolated power outages are possible. High profile
  vehicles will find it difficult to maneuver at times.

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.

&&

$$




Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
956 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...Flooding Possible During a Prolonged Heavy Rain Event...

.Overnight through Wednesday, an area of low pressure will
progress from the Middle Mississippi River Valley to the eastern
Great Lakes region. On its eastern flanks, a very strong
southeast flow will develop that will usher very moist air into
the region off the Atlantic Ocean. This moisture will travel
upslope across the area with moderate to heavy rain expected,
maximized along and near the crest of the Blue Ridge. In this
region, rainfall totals of three to four inches area expected.

NCZ001>003-018-019-VAZ015>017-032-231100-
/O.CON.KRNK.FA.A.0002.180423T1200Z-180424T2000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Ashe-Alleghany NC-Surry-Watauga-Wilkes-Grayson-Carroll-Floyd-
Patrick-
Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Dobson, Boone,
Wilkesboro, Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale, Volney, Galax,
Floyd, and Stuart
956 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT MONDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

The Flood Watch continues for

* Counties along the crest of the Blue Ridge, from Floyd County
  southwest to Watauga County, as well as Patrick, Surry and
  Wilkes Counties.

* From 8 AM EDT Monday through Tuesday afternoon

* Prolonged heavy rainfall totaling three to four inches.

* Flooding of small streams and creeks, small rivers and in poor
  drainage areas.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.

&&

$$




Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
349 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

NCZ001-018-VAZ015-232000-
Ashe-Watauga-Grayson-
349 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO MIDNIGHT EDT
MONDAY NIGHT...
...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Wind Advisory.
   Flood Watch.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$



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