Weather Alert
Roanoke County, VA
Status: Alert Ended
Start: 3/15/19 5:00 PM
End: 3/15/19 9:11 PM
Dur: 04:11
Canceled 3/15/19 9:11 PM

Wind Advisory issued March 15 at 4:57PM EDT until March 16 at 11:00AM EDT by NWS
...Strong west winds anticipated into Saturday morning...
.A front will push east of the area this evening. Colder air rushing in and a tight pressure gradient will keep winds strong and gusty this evening into Saturday morning, especially at the higher elevations.
...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT SATURDAY...

* Winds...
Northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Timing...
Late this afternoon through Saturday morning.

* Impacts...
Some weaker or dead trees, as well as limbs will could be blown down. Isolated power outages are possible.
Those traveling in high profile vehicles will be impacted by the gusts.

* Locations...
The Blue Ridge of Southwest Virginia to Northwest North Carolina, west to the Alleghanys. This also includes the Southern Shenandoah, Roanoke and New River Valleys.

* Hazards...
Strong wind gusts.
Updated: Fri 3/15/19 5:00 PM EDT


Updated: Fri 3/15/19 5:00 PM EDT

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