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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
209 PM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

VAZ011-013-014-018-019-023-024-211815-
Giles-Pulaski-Montgomery-Craig-Alleghany VA-Botetourt-Rockbridge-
209 PM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON EDT
SUNDAY...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southwest Virginia and west
central 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...Sunday through Friday.

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

   Wind Advisory.

In addition, areas of frost along with possible freeze conditions
may occur late Sunday night into early Monday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
203 PM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

...Freezing Conditions Expected Late Tonight and Early Sunday
Morning...
...Strong Northwest Winds Across the Mountains
Overnight...

.Strong northwest winds will bring colder air into the region
tonight into Sunday. Many locations with in the Northern
Mountains of North Carolina and the Mountain Empire region of
southwest Virginia will experience low temperatures ranging from
28 to 32 degrees. In addition, wind gusts to 50 or 60 mph will
occur along and behind the passing front this evening into early
Sunday.

VAZ011-013-014-018>020-023-024-210215-
/O.CON.KRNK.WI.Y.0016.181020T2200Z-181021T1600Z/
Giles-Pulaski-Montgomery-Craig-Alleghany VA-Bath-Botetourt-
Rockbridge-
Including the cities of Pearisburg, Radford, Pulaski, Blacksburg,
New Castle, Clifton Forge, Covington, Hot Springs, Fincastle,
Lexington, and Buena Vista
203 PM EDT Sat Oct 20 2018

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON
EDT SUNDAY...

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

* Timing...This evening into the overnight.

* Impacts...Winds may bring down trees and powerlines.

* Locations...Along the Blue Ridge.

* Hazards...Strong wind gusts.

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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