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Wind Advisory for Watauga & Ashe – March 12-13, 2022

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Last Updated on March 12, 2022 7:21 am

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
344 AM EST Sat Mar 12 2022

NCZ001-002-018-VAZ015>017-022-121645-
/O.CON.KRNK.WI.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-220313T0600Z/
Ashe-Alleghany NC-Watauga-Grayson-Carroll-Floyd-Roanoke-
Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Boone,
Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale, Volney, Galax, Floyd, Roanoke,
and Salem
344 AM EST Sat Mar 12 2022

…WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST SUNDAY…

  • WHAT…Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.
  • WHERE…In Virginia, Grayson, Carroll, Floyd and Roanoke
    Counties. In North Carolina, Alleghany NC, Watauga and Ashe
    Counties.
  • WHEN…Until 1 AM EST Sunday.
  • IMPACTS…Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree
    limbs and weaker trees could be blown down and a few power
    outages may result.
  • ADDITIONAL DETAILS…The cold wind chills as low as 5 below
    zero could result in hypothermia if precautions are not taken.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

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