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Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Boone,
Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale, Volney, Galax, Floyd,
Hot Springs, Roanoke, Salem, Fincastle, Lexington, Buena Vista,
Amherst, Quinwood, Duo, and Rainelle
438 AM EST Wed Nov 27 2019
…HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 1 PM EST
WHAT…West winds 20 to 35 mph with gusts of 55 to 60 mph
WHERE…Portions of central, southwest and west central
Virginia, northwest North Carolina and southeast West Virginia.
WHEN…From noon today to 1 PM EST Thursday.
IMPACTS…Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines.
Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult,
especially for high profile vehicles on north to south roadways.
People should avoid being outside in forested areas and around
trees and branches. If possible, remain in the lower levels of
your home during the windstorm, and avoid windows. Use caution if
you must drive.