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High Wind Watch In Effect From Wednesday Afternoon Through Thursday Afternoon – Nov 27-28, 2019

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High Wind Watch In Effect From Wednesday Afternoon Through Thursday Afternoon - Nov 27-28, 2019

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Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Dobson, Boone,
Wilkesboro, 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, Lewisburg, White Sulphur Springs, Alderson,
Quinwood, Duo, and Rainelle
244 PM EST Tue Nov 26 2019

…HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON…

* WHAT…West winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 65 mph
possible.

* WHERE…Portions of central, south central, southwest and west
central Virginia, north central and northwest North Carolina
and southeast West Virginia.

* WHEN…From Wednesday afternoon through Thursday afternoon.

* IMPACTS…Damaging winds could blow down trees and power
lines. Widespread power outages are possible. Travel could be
difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Monitor the latest forecasts and warnings for updates on this
situation. Fasten loose objects or shelter objects in a safe
location prior to the onset of winds.

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