Amherst County, VA
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Wind Advisory
NCZ001-002-018-VAZ007-009>020-022>024-032>035-WVZ044-507-508-
181630-
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Ashe-Alleghany NC-Watauga-Tazewell-Smyth-Bland-Giles-Wythe-
Pulaski-Montgomery-Grayson-Carroll-Floyd-Craig-Alleghany VA-Bath-
Roanoke-Botetourt-Rockbridge-Patrick-Franklin-Bedford-Amherst-
Monroe-Eastern Greenbrier-Western Greenbrier-
Including the cities of West Jefferson, Sparta, Boone, 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, Union, Lewisburg,
White Sulphur Springs, Alderson, Quinwood, Duo, and Rainelle
316 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO NOON EST
SUNDAY...

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 4 PM this afternoon to noon EST
Sunday.

* Locations...Mountains of Southeast West Virginia, Southwest
Virginia and Northwest North Carolina, as well as the Virginia
foothills.

* Hazards...Strong, gusty winds.

* Winds...Southwest 10 to 25 mph with gusts to 45 mph late this
afternoon and evening, shift to the west to northwest 15 to 30
mph with gusts up to 50 mph overnight into Sunday morning.

* Timing...Strongest winds will occur between midnight and 8am
tonight into Sunday morning.

* Impacts...These winds will blow around loose outdoor objects
such as trash cans. 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.

&&

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Wind Advisory
MDZ501-VAZ025-026-503-504-507-508-WVZ501-503-505-506-181645-
/O.NEW.KLWX.WI.Y.0017.171118T2100Z-171119T1700Z/
Extreme Western Allegany-Augusta-Rockingham-Western Highland-
Eastern Highland-Northern Virginia Blue Ridge-
Central Virginia Blue Ridge-Western Grant-Western Mineral-
Western Pendleton-Eastern Pendleton-
Including the cities of Frostburg, Staunton, Waynesboro,
Stuarts Draft, Harrisonburg, Hightown, Monterey, Big Meadows,
Wintergreen, Bayard, Mount Storm, Elk Garden, Riverton,
Brandywine, Franklin, Oak Flat, Ruddle, and Sugar Grove
340 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO NOON EST
SUNDAY...

The National Weather Service in Baltimore MD/Washington has
issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 4 PM this
afternoon to noon EST Sunday.

* TIMING...late this afternoon through Sunday morning for
elevations above 2000 feet.

* WINDS...Southwest 20 to 35 mph with gusts around 50 mph through
midnight tonight...becoming northwest early Sunday morning.

* IMPACTS...Scattered tree and power line damage. Difficulty
driving high profile vehicles.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 45 to 55 mph are expected.
Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles.

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