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Wind Advisory In Effect Until 6am Saturday – March 22-23, 2019

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Last Updated on March 22, 2019 6:01 am

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Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Dobson, Boone, 
Wilkesboro, 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, 
Stuart, Rocky Mount, Bedford, Amherst, Bluefield, Flat Top, 
Hinton, Hix, Union, Lewisburg, White Sulphur Springs, 
and Alderson
330 AM EDT Fri Mar 22 2019

…WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT SATURDAY…

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect until 6 AM EDT Saturday.

* Winds…Northwest 15 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Timing…Today through tonight. Strongest will be this afternoon
and evening.

* Impacts…Downed tree limbs and weaker trees. Isolated power
outage. Loose outdoor objects will be blown around. High profile
vehicles will have difficulty driving.

* Locations…From the foothills of Virginia and North Carolina
west into the mountains of West Virginia.

* Hazards…Strong winds.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds are forecast to be
31 to 39 MPH or gusts will range between 46 and 57 MPH. Winds of
these magnitudes may cause minor property damage without extra
precautions. Motorists in high profile vehicles should use extra
caution until the winds subside.

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