NOAA logo  
alert map
Radar valid at 800 pm EDT, Apr 16th 2018

alert legend

NCZ001-002-018-VAZ015>017-022-161545-
/O.NEW.KRNK.WI.Y.0010.180416T0800Z-180417T0000Z/
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
336 AM EDT Mon Apr 16 2018

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect until 8 PM EDT this evening.

* Locations...Southern Blue Ridge.

* Hazards...Strong wind gusts.

* Winds...Northwest 15 to 30 with gusts to 50 mph.

* Timing...Strongest winds likely early this morning through
midday.

* Impacts...Trees may be toppled due to the wet ground and past
storm damage. This may also lead to sporadic power outages.

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.

&&

iNWS is an experimental service intended for NWS core partners, including emergency managers, community leaders and other government agencies only. You are encouraged to complete a short survey on iNWS. See the iNWS Service Description Document for more information.