Wind Advisory

NCZ003-004-019-020-VAZ007-009>014-018>020-022>024-032>035-043- 031600- /O.CON.KRNK.WI.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-180303T1600Z/ Surry-Stokes-Wilkes-Yadkin-Tazewell-Smyth-Bland-Giles-Wythe- Pulaski-Montgomery-Craig-Alleghany VA-Bath-Roanoke-Botetourt- Rockbridge-Patrick-Franklin-Bedford-Amherst-Henry- Including the cities of Dobson, Danbury, Wilkesboro, Yadkinville, Tazewell, Marion, Bland, Pearisburg, Wytheville, Radford, Pulaski, Blacksburg, New Castle, Clifton Forge, Covington, Hot Springs, Roanoke, Salem, Fincastle, Lexington, Buena Vista, Stuart, Rocky Mount, Bedford, Amherst, and Martinsville 409 AM EST Sat Mar 3 2018 ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING... * Locations...The New River, Roanoke, and Southern Shenandoah Valleys and including the Highlands of Virginia and the Virginia Foothills. * Hazards...Strong wind gusts. * Winds...Northwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. * Timing...This morning. * Impacts...Potential for downed trees and powerlines. Winds this strong can also make travel difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. 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. && $$