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High Wind Watch In Effect Saturday Evening Through Sunday Morning – Jan 4-5 2020

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Last Updated on January 3, 2020 3:46 pm

Ashe-Alleghany NC-Watauga-Grayson-Carroll-Floyd-Roanoke-Patrick-
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Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Boone,
Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale, Volney, Galax, Floyd, Roanoke,
Salem, Stuart, and Rocky Mount
330 PM EST Fri Jan 3 2020

…HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING…

* WHAT…Northwest winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts up to 60 mph
possible.

* WHERE…In Virginia, Grayson, Carroll, Floyd, Roanoke, Patrick
and Franklin Counties. In North Carolina, Ashe, Alleghany NC
and Watauga Counties.

* WHEN…From Saturday evening through Sunday morning.

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

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…The strongest gusts will be immediately
along and near the crest of the Blue Ridge.

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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