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North Carolina, Ashe

Wind Advisory

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


... Wind Advisory remains in effect until midnight EST tonight...

* locations... northern mountains of North Carolina... Grayson
County Virginia.

* Hazards... very gusty winds.

* Winds... northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts around 55 mph.

* Timing... through midnight tonight.

* Impacts... trees... branches or power lines may be blown down.
Winds will make driving challenging... 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.




Special Statement

Statement as of 2:34 PM EST on January 30, 2015

Expires 3:45 PM EST on January 30, 2015


... Falling temperatures and windy conditions to prevail into this
afternoon...

Sustained northwest winds of 20 to 30 mph with temperatures
dropping into the 20s... will drop wind chills values into the mid
teens this afternoon. Motorists should be alert as the strong
northwest winds gusting as high as 55 mph may make driving
difficult at times.


Local Storm Report



01/30/2015 1016 am

West Jefferson, Ashe County.

Snow m0.2 inch, reported by public.




Public Information Statement

Statement as of 10:06 AM EST on January 30, 2015


The following are unofficial observations taken this morning for the
storm that has been affecting our region. Appreciation is extended to
those who provided reports. This summary is also available on our
home Page at weather.Gov/Blacksburg

********************storm total snowfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

North Carolina

... Watauga County...
   1 se Beech Mountain 0.8 708 am 1/30 cocorahs

Virginia

... Bath County...
   Hot Springs 0.4 700 am 1/30 co-op observer

... Giles County...
   Mountain Lake 2.0 933 am 1/30 public

... Montgomery County...
   Christiansburg 0.5 935 am 1/30 public
   Blacksburg 0.4 925 am 1/30 NWS office

... Tazewell County...
   Burkes Garden 0.2 659 am 1/30 co-op observer

West Virginia

... Greenbrier County...
   Quinwood 2.0 948 am 1/30 dept of highways
   White Sulphur Spring 0.5 720 am 1/30 co-op observer
   3 E McRoss 0.1 816 am 1/30 co-op observer

... Mercer County...
   Bluefield 0.4 658 am 1/30 co-op observer


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