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Wind Advisory

Statement as of 2:25 PM EST on January 30, 2015

Expires 9:00 PM EST on January 30, 2015


... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 9 PM EST this evening...

* locations... southwest Virginia... generally along and west of
the crest of the Blue Ridge.

* Hazards... very gusty winds.

* Winds... northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts around 50 mph.

* Timing... strongest winds expected into this evening.

* Impacts... trees... branches or power lines may be blown down.
Winds will make driving a challenge... especially for high
profile vehicles.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means sustained winds of 31 to 39 mph... or wind
gusts of 46 to 57 mph... are expected. Winds this strong will
likely cause sporadic power outages and can make driving
difficult... especially for high profile vehicles. Unfastened
items such as garbage cans and lawn furniture should be moved
indoors.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 5:39 PM EST on January 30, 2015


The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 18
hours for the strong winds affecting our area. These are for wind
gusts of 40 mph or more. Appreciation is extended to those who provided reports.


... Latest wind reports...

Location speed time/date

... North Carolina...

... Alleghany...
Barrett (2990 ft) 44 mph 0255 PM 01/30
2 S Whitehead (3554 ft) 43 mph 0911 am 01/30

... Ashe...
Jefferson 58 mph 0515 am 01/30
2 ENE Baldwin (3297 ft) 41 mph 0440 am 01/30

... Stokes...
1 NE Pinnacle (1190 ft) 41 mph 0945 am 01/30

... Surry...
4 S Low Gap (1299 ft) 44 mph 1117 am 01/30

... Watauga...
1 ESE Boone (3146 ft) 55 mph 0155 PM 01/30

... Wilkes...
2 SSE Wilbar (2383 ft) 50 mph 1210 PM 01/30
North Wilkesboro 41 mph 0135 PM 01/30

... Virginia...

... Bath...
Ingalls Field (3793 ft) 45 mph 1235 PM 01/30

... Carroll...
Fancy Gap (cascade mtn) 52 mph 1119 am 01/30
Galax Hillsville 44 mph 0155 PM 01/30

... City of Danville...
Danville Regional Airport 40 mph 0127 PM 01/30

... City of Roanoke...
Roanoke regional Airport 43 mph 0247 PM 01/30

... Franklin...
Wirtz (1370 ft) 43 mph 1225 PM 01/30
3 SSW Stewartsville (928 ft) 40 mph 1235 PM 01/30

... Halifax...
4 NNW Mt Laurel (449 ft) 45 mph 0959 am 01/30

... Henry...
Martinsville 45 mph 1235 PM 01/30

... Montgomery...
4 NE Blacksburg (2398 ft) 47 mph 0249 PM 01/30

... Pulaski...
Dublin 41 mph 0235 PM 01/30

... Rockbridge...
6 SSE Millboro (1913 ft) 40 mph 1145 am 01/30

... Smyth...
Marion/Wytheville 46 mph 0715 am 01/30

... West Virginia...

... Mercer...
Mercer County Airport 45 mph 0135 PM 01/30

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposure. Not all data listed are considered official.


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