« View county listWind Advisory
Including the cities of Marion, Wytheville, Radford, Pulaski,
Blacksburg, Galax, Floyd, Roanoke, and Salem
1131 PM EST Wed Dec 13 2017
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST THURSDAY...
* Locations...Along and adjacent to the southern Blue Ridge.
* Hazards...Strong wind gusts.
* Winds...Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.
* Timing...Highest winds through the pre-dawn hours, then slowly
subsiding through late Thursday morning.
* 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.
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.