Last Updated on November 20, 2019 6:15 pm
Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Boone,
Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale, and Volney
331 PM EDT Thu Apr 25 2019
…HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON FRIDAY TO NOON EDT
The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a High Wind
Warning, which is in effect from noon Friday to noon EDT
* Winds…Northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.
* Timing…Early afternoon Friday through late morning Saturday.
* Impacts…Many downed trees, tree limbs, and power lines, also
potentially dangerous driving conditions for those in high
* Locations…Northern Mountains of North Carolina and Grayson
* Hazards…Damaging winds and wind gusts.
A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts
of 58 mph are likely to cause power outages…fallen trees…
property damage…and dangerous driving conditions for high
profile vehicles. Move unfastened items…such as garbage cans
and deck furniture…indoors.