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High Wind Watch

High Wind Watch issued February 27 at 11:22AM EST until February 29 at 3:00AM EST by NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC

* WHAT...West winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph possible. * WHERE...In Virginia, Western Highland and Eastern Highland Counties, and Northern Virginia Blue Ridge. In West Virginia, Western Grant, Eastern Grant, Western Mineral, Western Pendleton and Eastern Pendleton Counties. * WHEN...From Wednesday afternoon through late Wednesday night. * IMPACTS...Damaging winds could blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are possible. Travel could be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The strongest winds will likely be across the higher ridges, but strong winds could downslope into valley locales as well.

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Western Highland; Eastern Highland; Northern Virginia Blue Ridge; Western Grant; Eastern Grant; Western Mineral; Western Pendleton; Eastern Pendleton

Wind Advisory

Wind Advisory issued February 27 at 11:05AM EST until February 28 at 1:00PM EST by NWS Morristown TN

* WHAT...Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph expected. * WHERE...Portions of southwest North Carolina, east Tennessee, and southwest Virginia. * WHEN...From 3 PM this afternoon to 1 PM EST Wednesday. * IMPACTS...Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.

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Cherokee; Clay; Claiborne; Hancock; Hawkins; Sullivan; Union; Grainger; Hamblen; Northwest Cocke; Northwest Greene; Washington; Northwest Carter; Roane; Loudon; Knox; Jefferson; NW Blount; North Sevier; Rhea; Meigs; McMinn; Northwest Monroe; Hamilton; Bradley; West Polk; East Polk; Lee; Wise; Scott; Russell; Washington


Fair 49°F
South 5.8mph

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