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High Wind Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
324 AM EDT Fri Apr 26 2019

...Strong to Potentially Damaging Winds Expected This Afternoon
through Saturday Morning...

.A strong cold front will cross the area this afternoon. Behind
this front, winds are expected to increase rapidly from the
northwest and remain very gusty through Saturday morning.

NCZ001-002-018-VAZ015-261530-
/O.CON.KRNK.HW.W.0007.190426T1600Z-190427T1600Z/
Ashe-Alleghany NC-Watauga-Grayson-
Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Boone,
Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale, and Volney
324 AM EDT Fri Apr 26 2019

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO NOON
EDT SATURDAY...

* Winds...Northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* Timing...Early this afternoon through late morning Saturday.

* Impacts...Many downed trees, tree limbs, and power lines, also
  potentially dangerous driving conditions for those in high
  profile vehicles.

* Locations...Northern Mountains of North Carolina and Grayson
  County Virginia.

* Hazards...Damaging winds and wind gusts.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts
of 58 mph are likely to cause power outages...fallen trees...
property damage...and dangerous driving conditions for high
profile vehicles. Move unfastened items...such as garbage cans
and deck furniture...indoors.

&&

$$



Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
707 AM EDT Fri Apr 26 2019

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Ashe-Alleghany NC-Watauga-Wythe-Pulaski-Montgomery-Grayson-
Carroll-Floyd-Roanoke-Botetourt-Franklin-Bedford-
Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Boone,
Wytheville, Radford, Pulaski, Blacksburg, Independence, Whitetop,
Troutdale, Volney, Galax, Floyd, Roanoke, Salem, Fincastle,
Rocky Mount, and Bedford
707 AM EDT Fri Apr 26 2019

...Strong Southwest Winds Early This Morning...

Gusty southerly winds will pick up ahead of an approaching cold
front early this morning. Winds gusts to 45 or 50 mph or higher
could occur before heavier rainfall arrives. Any loose or unsecured
objects may blow around, and the strong winds may lead to some
difficulty in driving, especially for high profile vehicles.
Another round of strong northwest winds will arrive behind a cold
front this afternoon.

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
339 AM EDT Fri Apr 26 2019

NCZ001-002-018-VAZ015-270745-
Ashe-Alleghany NC-Watauga-Grayson-
339 AM EDT Fri Apr 26 2019

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO NOON EDT
SATURDAY...

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.

   High Wind Warning.

Thunderstorms are possible today. A few of these may be on the
strong side with gusty winds possible.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday.

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

   High Wind Warning.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$



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