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Wind Advisory for Watauga & Ashe for Friday March 26, 2021

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Last Updated on March 25, 2021 6:39 am

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Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Boone, Tazewell,
Marion, Bland, Pearisburg, Wytheville, Radford, Pulaski,
Blacksburg, Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale, Volney, Galax,
Floyd, New Castle, Clifton Forge, Covington, Hot Springs,
Roanoke, Salem, Fincastle, Bluefield, Flat Top, Hinton, Hix,
Union, Lewisburg, White Sulphur Springs, and Alderson
445 AM EDT Thu Mar 25 2021

…WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 2 PM EDT FRIDAY…

  • WHAT…Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts of 35 to 40 mph
    expected.
  • WHERE…Portions of southwest and west central Virginia,
    northwest North Carolina and southeast West Virginia. The
    strongest winds will be found at elevations above 2500 ft.
  • WHEN…From 2 AM to 2 PM EDT Friday.
  • IMPACTS…Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree
    limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Use extra caution when driving during periods of high winds,
especially if operating a high profile vehicle. Secure outdoor
objects.

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