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VAZ016-017-022-201645-

Carroll-Floyd-Roanoke-
Including the cities of Galax, Floyd, Roanoke, and Salem
342 AM EST Sun Jan 20 2019

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO
7 AM EST MONDAY...

* Winds...Northwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 60 mph.

* Wind Chills...5 to 15 below zero late tonight.

* Timing...Winds increase early this morning. Peak winds occur
mid-morning into early this afternoon with a second surge this
evening. Wind chills expected to reach lowest values late
tonight.

* Impacts...Potential for downed trees and powerlines. Very
difficult travel through mountain passes. The cold wind chills
Sunday night could result in hypothermia if precautions are
not taken.

* Locations...The southern Blue Ridge from Roanoke to Carroll
Counties.

* Hazards...Damaging winds and dangerous wind chills.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts
of 58 mph are likely to cause power outages...fallen trees...
property damage...and dangerous driving conditions for high
profile vehicles. Move unfastened items...such as garbage cans
and deck furniture...indoors.

If venturing out Sunday and especially Sunday night into Monday
morning, wear layers of loose-fitting, lightweight warm clothing,
a hat, and mittens or gloves.

The public is encouraged to report wind damage to the National
Weather Service via email at rnk.skywarn@noaa.gov...through
Facebook or Twitter...or by calling 1...8 6 6...2 1 5...4 3 2 4.
Pictures are greatly appreciated.

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WWUS71 KRNK 200425 CCA
NPWRNK

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
1125 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

...Strong to damaging winds, snow and low wind chills...

.An arctic front crosses the area by Sunday morning, with a surge
of strong winds and very cold air moving in behind it. Strong to
damaging wind gusts are expected to occur, which when combined
with cold air temperatures will lead to very low wind chills,
especially Sunday night. A period of accumulating snow is
expected across the Grayson Highlands and the northern mountains
of North Carolina. Windy conditions and accumulating snow are
expected to end by Monday.


VAZ016-017-022-201145-

Carroll-Floyd-Roanoke-
Including the cities of Galax, Floyd, Roanoke, and Salem
1125 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM SUNDAY TO 7 AM
EST MONDAY...

* Winds...Northwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 65 mph.

* Wind Chills...As low as 15 below zero Sunday night.

* Timing...Winds increase early Sunday morning. Peak winds occur
Sunday mid-morning into Sunday night. Wind chills expected to
reach lowest values Sunday night.

* Impacts...Potential for downed trees and powerlines. Very
difficult travel through mountain passes. The cold wind chills
Sunday night could result in hypothermia if precautions are
not taken.

* Locations...The southern Blue Ridge from Roanoke to Carroll
Counties.

* Hazards...Damaging winds and dangerous wind chills.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts
of 58 mph are likely to cause power outages...fallen trees...
property damage...and dangerous driving conditions for high
profile vehicles. Move unfastened items...such as garbage cans
and deck furniture...indoors.

If venturing out Sunday and especially Sunday night into Monday
morning, wear layers of loose-fitting, lightweight warm clothing,
a hat, and mittens or gloves.

The public is encouraged to report wind damage to the National
Weather Service via email at rnk.skywarn@noaa.gov...through
Facebook or Twitter...or by calling 1...8 6 6...2 1 5...4 3 2 4.
Pictures are greatly appreciated.



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