HIDE Wind Advisory issued November 16 at 8:47AM EST until November 16 at 12:00PM EST by NWS Blacksburg
...Strong winds may bring down trees and powerlines this
.A number of trees and powerlines from the foothills west into
southeast West Virginia experienced significant glazing from
Thursday`s mixed precipitation event. Due to gusty west to
northwest winds glazed-up trees and powerlines may be more
vulnerable to be felled.
...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...
* Winds...West 10 to 20 mph with gusts between 30 to 50 mph.
* Timing...Strongest winds through noon. Winds should begin to
subside this afternoon.
* Impacts...Downed trees and powerlines heavily weighed down and
glazed by ice. Potential for power outages. Risk is greatest
above 2000 feet elevation.
* Locations...The Blue Ridge, the foothills of Virginia and
North Carolina, the New River, Roanoke and southern Shenandoah
Valleys, and into southeast West Virginia.
* Hazards...Strong winds.