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Wind Advisory

Status

Event Continued Expired

Start Time

Thu 10/11/2018 02:37 PM EDT

End Time

Fri 10/12/2018 11:00 AM EDT

Significance

Advisory

Impacts

Low impact

Headline

...Strong Winds Expected Through Early Friday...
.Michael is expected to track east of the area this evening. As Michael exits the coast tonight, winds will continue to increase out of the northwest. The strongest winds are expected across southern and eastern sections into this evening and west of the Blue Ridge tonight into Friday morning.

Full Alert Message

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Blacksburg VA 237 PM EDT Thu Oct 11 2018 ...Strong Winds Expected Through Early Friday... .Michael is expected to track east of the area this evening. As Michael exits the coast tonight, winds will continue to increase out of the northwest. The strongest winds are expected across southern and eastern sections into this evening and west of the Blue Ridge tonight into Friday morning. NCZ003-019-020-120245- /O.CON.KRNK.WI.Y.0015.000000T0000Z-181012T1500Z/ Surry-Wilkes-Yadkin- Including the cities of Dobson, Wilkesboro, and Yadkinville 237 PM EDT Thu Oct 11 2018 ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT FRIDAY... * Winds...Northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph this evening into Friday morning. * Timing...Into Friday morning. * Impacts...Strong wind combined with heavy rain may cause numerous downed trees and power outages. * Locations...Northwest North Carolina foothills. * Hazards...Strong wind gusts. 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. &&