Last Updated on October 28, 2020 2:43 pm
Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Boone,
Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale, Volney, Galax, and Floyd
209 PM EDT Wed Oct 28 2020
…HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT THURSDAY THROUGH
- WHAT…Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph
- WHERE…From the southern Blue Ridge and Grayson Highlands of
Virginia into the mountains of North Carolina.
- WHEN…From 2 AM EDT Thursday through Thursday evening.
- IMPACTS…Damaging winds could blow down trees and power
lines. Widespread power outages are possible. Travel could be
difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.
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.