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Wind Advisory Until 6pm Tonight – Jan 19, 2020

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Last Updated on January 19, 2020 6:12 am

Ashe-Alleghany NC-Watauga-Grayson-Carroll-Floyd-
Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Boone,
Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale, Volney, Galax, and Floyd
426 AM EST Sun Jan 19 2020

…WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING…

* WHAT…Northwest winds 15 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph
expected.

* WHERE…In Virginia, Grayson, Carroll and Floyd Counties. In
North Carolina, Ashe, Alleghany NC and Watauga Counties,
especially at elevations above 3000 feet and along the crest of
the southern Blue Ridge.

* WHEN…Until 6 PM EST this evening.

* IMPACTS…Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects.
Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may
result.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Use caution along I-81 and I-77 and well as
other north to south routes today. Cross winds will be a hazard
for high-profile vehicles.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

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