Ashe County, North Carolina
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Weather Alerts: Ashe County, North Carolina
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Wind Advisory
NCZ001-002-018-VAZ015>017-022-121645-
/O.CON.KRNK.WI.Y.0019.171212T0900Z-171213T1200Z/
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
337 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

* Locations...Along and adjacent to the Blue Ridge.

* Hazards...Strong wind gusts.

* Winds...Northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.

* Timing...This morning through early Wednesday morning. The
strongest winds will occur late this afternoon and evening.

* Impacts...Traveling will be difficult for higher profile
vehicles. Some weaker or dead trees could be uprooted, with
limbs also likely to break. Isolated power outages possible.

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.

The public is encouraged to report wind damage to the National
Weather Service via email at rnk.skywarn@noaa.gov...through
Facebook or Twitter...or by calling 1...8 6 6...2 1 5...4 3 2 4.
Pictures are greatly appreciated.

&&

$$

Wind Chill Advisory
NCZ001-018-121645-
/O.NEW.KRNK.WC.Y.0006.171213T0500Z-171213T1400Z/
/O.CON.KRNK.WW.Y.0015.171212T0900Z-171213T1200Z/
Ashe-Watauga-
Including the cities of West Jefferson and Boone
334 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM
EST WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Very cold wind chills expected. Plan on
slippery road conditions, including during the late afternoon
and evening commute. Total snow accumulations of up to two
inches are expected, with isolated 3 inch amounts possible
toward the Tennessee border. Expect wind chills to range from 5
above zero to 10 below zero late tonight.

* WHERE...Ashe and Watauga Counties.

* WHEN...For the Winter Weather Advisory, until 7 AM EST
Wednesday. For the Wind Chill Advisory, from midnight tonight
to 9 AM EST Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for reduced visibilities at
times in snow and blowing snow. The cold wind chills will cause
frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will
combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can
occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and
gloves.

The public is encouraged to report snowfall amounts to the
National Weather Service via email at
rnk.skywarn@noaa.gov...through Facebook or Twitter...or by calling
1...8 6 6...2 1 5...4 3 2 4. Pictures are greatly appreciated.

$$

Winter Weather Advisory
NCZ001-018-121645-
/O.NEW.KRNK.WC.Y.0006.171213T0500Z-171213T1400Z/
/O.CON.KRNK.WW.Y.0015.171212T0900Z-171213T1200Z/
Ashe-Watauga-
Including the cities of West Jefferson and Boone
334 AM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM
EST WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Very cold wind chills expected. Plan on
slippery road conditions, including during the late afternoon
and evening commute. Total snow accumulations of up to two
inches are expected, with isolated 3 inch amounts possible
toward the Tennessee border. Expect wind chills to range from 5
above zero to 10 below zero late tonight.

* WHERE...Ashe and Watauga Counties.

* WHEN...For the Winter Weather Advisory, until 7 AM EST
Wednesday. For the Wind Chill Advisory, from midnight tonight
to 9 AM EST Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for reduced visibilities at
times in snow and blowing snow. The cold wind chills will cause
frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will
combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can
occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and
gloves.

The public is encouraged to report snowfall amounts to the
National Weather Service via email at
rnk.skywarn@noaa.gov...through Facebook or Twitter...or by calling
1...8 6 6...2 1 5...4 3 2 4. Pictures are greatly appreciated.

$$

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