Watauga Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 3:48 AM EDT Mar. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until noon EDT today...

* locations... along and west of the Blue Ridge.

* Hazards... strong wind gusts.

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

* Timing... mainly into this morning.

* Impacts... possible downed weaker trees and limbs weighed down
by any lingering wet snow. Isolated power outages possible.

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.