Last Updated on May 2, 2023 7:29 am
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Blacksburg VA 441 AM EDT Tue May 2 2023 NCZ001-002-018-VAZ015>017-022000- /O.EXT.KRNK.WI.Y.0013.000000T0000Z-230503T0000Z/ Ashe-Alleghany NC-Watauga-Grayson-Carroll-Floyd- Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Boone, Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale, Volney, Galax, and Floyd 441 AM EDT Tue May 2 2023 ...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING... * WHAT...West winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph. * WHERE...In North Carolina, Ashe, Alleghany NC and Watauga Counties. In Virginia, Grayson, Carroll and Floyd Counties. * WHEN...Until 8 PM EDT this evening. * 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, especially if operating a high profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.