Freeze Warning In Effect From Midnight Through Monday Morning – Oct 21-22, 2018

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Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Boone,
Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale, and Volney

…FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 10 AM EDT
MONDAY…

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a Freeze
Warning, which is in effect from midnight tonight to 10 AM EDT
Monday.

* Temperatures…Upper 20s to lower 30s tonight.

* Winds…Northwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Timing…Strongest winds will diminish by noon.

* Impacts…Winds may topple trees and powerlines. Cold
temperatures will damage vegetation.

* Locations…North Carolina High Country into Grayson County,
Virginia.

* Hazards…Strong wind gusts and freezing temperatures.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Wet soil and gusty winds will lead to a few more downed trees this
morning. Be alert if traveling and outdoors for falling trees and
downed power lines.

A Freeze Warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or
highly likely. These conditions will kill crops and other
sensitive vegetation.

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