Last Updated on January 4, 2020 6:04 am
Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Boone,
Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale, Volney, Galax, Floyd, Roanoke,
Salem, Stuart, and Rocky Mount
342 AM EST Sat Jan 4 2020
…HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON EST
* WHAT…Northwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph
* WHERE…In Virginia, Grayson, Carroll, Floyd, Roanoke, Patrick
and Franklin Counties. In North Carolina, Ashe, Alleghany NC
and Watauga Counties.
* WHEN…From 6 PM this evening to noon EST Sunday.
* IMPACTS…Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines.
Scattered power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult,
especially for high profile vehicles.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…The strongest gusts will be immediately
along and near the crest of the Blue Ridge.
People should avoid being outside in forested areas and around
trees and branches. Use caution if you must drive.