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108 PM EDT Thu May 25 2017
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON EDT
The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 6 PM this evening to noon EDT
* Locations...southeast West Virginia, southwest Virginia near and
west of the crest of the Blue Ridge.
* Hazards...Gusty winds combined with saturated soils.
* Winds...West 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.
* Timing...This evening through noon Friday.
* Impacts...Falling trees and downed power lines.
A Wind Advisory is usually issued when sustained winds are
forecast to be 31 to 39 MPH or gusts will range between 46 and 57
MPH. In this case, we are more concerned about wind gusts of 30
to 40 mph downing trees in saturated soils.