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WWUS81 KRNK 120933  
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA  
533 AM EDT MON APR 12 2021  
 
NCZ001-002-018-VAZ015-122200-  
ASHE-ALLEGHANY NC-WATAUGA-GRAYSON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF WEST JEFFERSON, SPARTA, BOONE,  
INDEPENDENCE, WHITETOP, TROUTDALE, AND VOLNEY  
533 AM EDT MON APR 12 2021  
   
..GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS EXPECTED TODAY
 
 
A DEEP AREA OF LOW PRESSURE ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES TODAY  
WILL KEEP A GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS  
OF WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TODAY.  
WINDS WILL INCREASE AFTER DAYBREAK THIS MORNING AND ARE  
EXPECTED BY MID TO LATE MORNING THROUGH THE AFTERNOON  
TO REACH SUSTAINED SPEEDS OF 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS  
OF 40 MPH OR GREATER POSSIBLE AT TIME. IF SUCH WINDS  
ARE EXPECTED TO PERSIST FOR A GREATER PERIOD OF TIME,  
ACROSS A GREATER AREA, OR SPEEDS ARE EXPECTED TO BE  
HIGH THAN CURRENTLY EXPECTED, A WIND ADVISORY MAY BE  
REQUIRED FOR PART OR ALL OF THE AFFECTED REGION.  
 
STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO OUR WEB  
SITE WWW.WEATHER.GOV/BLACKSBURG FOR THE LATEST WEATHER  
INFORMATION, WATCHES, WARNINGS, AND ADVISORIES.  
 

 
 
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