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High Wind Warning in effect until 7pm Thursday – Feb 26 & 27, 2020

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Last Updated on February 26, 2020 8:07 pm

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Ashe-Watauga-Grayson-
Including the cities of West Jefferson, Boone, Independence,
Whitetop, Troutdale, and Volney
759 PM EST Wed Feb 26 2020

…HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THURSDAY…

  • WHAT…Northwest winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.
  • WHERE…In Virginia, Grayson County. In North Carolina, Ashe
    and Watauga Counties.
  • WHEN…Until 7 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.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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.

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