Wind Advisory In Effect Until 6pm Today – Monday April 15, 2019

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Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Boone, Tazewell,
Marion, Bland, Pearisburg, Wytheville, Radford, Pulaski,
Blacksburg, Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale, Volney, Galax,
Floyd, New Castle, Clifton Forge, Covington, Hot Springs,
Roanoke, Salem, Fincastle, Lexington, Buena Vista, Stuart,
Rocky Mount, Bedford, Amherst, Bluefield, Flat Top, Hinton, Hix,
Union, Lewisburg, White Sulphur Springs, Alderson, Quinwood, Duo,
and Rainelle
258 AM EDT Mon Apr 15 2019

…WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING…

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect until 6 PM EDT this evening.

* Winds…West 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Timing…Strongest gusts this morning.

* Impacts…Some weaker trees and limbs will be blown down.
Isolated power outages are possible. High profile vehicles will
have difficulty with the crosswinds along north to south routes.

* Locations…From Southeast West Virginia to the foothills of
Virginia, and the North Carolina mountains.

* 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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