« View county listHigh Wind Warning
Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Boone,
Independence, Whitetop, Troutdale, and Volney
1131 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017
...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST THURSDAY...
The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has upgraded the Wind
Advisory to a High Wind Warning, which is in effect until noon
* Locations...The northwest mountains of North Carolina into the
Grayson Highlands of Virginia.
* Hazards...Strong wind gusts.
* Winds...Northwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.
* Timing...Highest winds through the pre-dawn hours, then slowly
subsiding through late Thursday morning.
* Impacts...Expect some trees and power lines to be blown down.
Power outages are likely.
A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts
of 58 mph are likely to cause power outages...fallen trees...
property damage...and dangerous driving conditions for high
profile vehicles. Move unfastened items...such as garbage cans
and deck furniture...indoors.