Alleghany Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 3:31 AM EDT Oct. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... 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

* Winds... northwest winds gusting to 50 mph.

* Timing... this evening into the overnight.

* Impacts... winds may bring down trees and powerlines.

* Locations... along the Blue Ridge.

* Hazards... strong wind gusts.

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.