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Wind Advisory In Effect From 5pm Wednesday to 11am Thursday – Oct 16-17, 2019

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Last Updated on November 20, 2019 6:00 pm

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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, Lexington, Buena Vista, Bluefield,
Flat Top, Hinton, Hix, Union, Lewisburg, White Sulphur Springs,
Alderson, Quinwood, Duo, and Rainelle
338 PM EDT Tue Oct 15 2019

…WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM WEDNESDAY TO 11 AM EDT
THURSDAY…

WHAT…Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph
expected.

WHERE…Along and west of the crest of the Blue Ridge in
southwest Virginia and northwest North Carolina, including
southeast West Virginia.

WHEN…From 5 PM Wednesday to 11 AM EDT Thursday.

IMPACTS…Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects,
including any remaining summertime items such as patio
furniture. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power
outages may result.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS…High profile vehicles will be susceptible
to the winds, especially vehicles traveling along southwest to
northeast oriented sections of roadway.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

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