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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
1031 PM EST Thu Dec 2 2021

VAZ014-018>020-022>024-031100-
/O.CON.KRNK.WI.Y.0015.000000T0000Z-211203T1100Z/
Montgomery-Craig-Alleghany VA-Bath-Roanoke-Botetourt-Rockbridge-
Including the cities of Blacksburg, New Castle, Clifton Forge,
Covington, Hot Springs, Roanoke, Salem, Fincastle, Lexington,
and Buena Vista
1031 PM EST Thu Dec 2 2021

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST FRIDAY...

* WHAT...West winds 10 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph
  expected, especially above 3000 feet.

* WHERE...Montgomery, Craig, Alleghany VA, Bath, Roanoke,
  Botetourt and Rockbridge Counties.

* WHEN...Until 6 AM EST Friday.

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

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Due to low relative humidity and dry
  fuels there is also an increased risk of wildfire spread due
  to these strong winds. Please use caution with any potential
  ignition source.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high
profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.

&&

$$



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