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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
439 PM EDT SUN MAY 11 2008
...DAMAGING WINDS THROUGH MONDAY...
.A STRENGTHENING AREA OF LOW PRESSURE OVER THE OHIO VALLEY WILL
MOVE TO ALONG THE MID ATLANTIC COAST MONDAY. STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS
WILL DEVELOP IN THE WAKE OF THIS STORM SYSTEM.
THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR WIND GUSTS BETWEEN 50 AND 65 MPH IN THE
MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS OF NORTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA...SOUTHWEST
VIRGINIA AND SOUTHEAST WEST VIRGINIA. WIND GUSTS OF 40 TO 55 MPH
ARE LIKELY ACROSS SOUTHSIDE VIRGINIA AND IN THE NORTHERN PIEDMONT
OF NORTH CAROLINA.  DUE TO THE WET GROUND AND THE FACT THAT THE
LEAVES HAVE COME OUT ON MOST TREES...WINDS OF THIS SPEED COULD
MORE EASILY TOPPLE TREES.
THESE POTENTIALLY DAMAGING WIND GUSTS WILL BE POSSIBLE BEGINNING
TONIGHT...BUT MORE SO DURING THE DAY MONDAY AS THE STORM MOVES
TO ALONG THE COAST.
NCZ001>003-018-019-VAZ010>017-022-032-033-120445-
/O.UPG.KRNK.HW.A.0003.080512T0100Z-080512T2200Z/
/O.EXB.KRNK.HW.W.0004.000000T0000Z-080513T0100Z/
ASHE-ALLEGHANY NC-SURRY-WATAUGA-WILKES-BLAND-GILES-WYTHE-PULASKI-
MONTGOMERY-GRAYSON-CARROLL-FLOYD-ROANOKE-PATRICK-FRANKLIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST JEFFERSON...SPARTA...DOBSON...
BOONE...WILKESBORO...BLAND...PEARISBURG...WYTHEVILLE...PULASKI...
RADFORD...BLACKSBURG...INDEPENDENCE...GALAX...FLOYD...SALEM...
STUART...ROCKY MOUNT
439 PM EDT SUN MAY 11 2008
...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT MONDAY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT MONDAY. THE HIGH WIND
WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.
STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER THE AREA
TONIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY MONDAY. WINDS MAY GUST TO
BETWEEN 50 AND 65 MPH. THESE GUSTS MAY BE STRONG ENOUGH TO DOWN
TREES...TREE LIMBS...OR POWER LINES. DUE TO THE WET GROUND AND THE
FACT THAT THE LEAVES HAVE COME OUT ON MOST TREES...WINDS OF THIS
SPEED COULD MORE EASILY TOPPLE TREES.
A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS
OF 58 MPH OR MORE CAN LEAD TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.

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Record high temperature 83.1 °F Record low temperature -0.0 °F Record high gust 147.9 mph Record high average 55.1 mph Record daily rain 6.31 in. Record low windchill -41.1 °F Record high barometer 33.644 in. Record low barometer 29.270 in.
Daily high pressure 29.920 in. Daily low pressure 29.376 in. Daily low windchill 37.4°F Daily high heat index 55.6°F Daily high gust speed 147.9 mph ENE Daily high average speed 12.7 mph SSE
Meadows of Dan, VA - on the Blue Ridge Pkwy - Elev. 3215'
LAST READING AT TIME: 9:45 AM DATE: May 14 2008 ,Time of next update: 9:50 AM
Current WeatherStopped raining Current Temperature 54.7°F (12.6 °C), Apparent temp 49.3 °F
Maximum Temperature (since midnight)55.6 °F at: 5:13 PM Minimum Temperature (since midnight)42.8 °F at: 9:51 AM
Average windspeed (ten minute)4.3 mph Wind Direction (ten minute)WNW (282°)
Windchill Temperature 54.7°F Maximum Gust (last hour)11.5 mph at: 5:28PM
Maximum Gust (since midnight)147.9 mph at: 12:32 AM Maximum 1 minute average (since midnight)12.7 mph at: 12:06 PM
Rainfall (last hour)0.00 in. (0.0 mm) Rainfall (since midnight)5.07 in. (128.8 mm) at 3:09 PM
Rainfall This month 19.46 in. (494.3 mm) Rainfall To date this year 27.39 in. (695.7 mm)
Maximum rain per minute (last hour)0.00 in/min Maximum rain per hour (last 6 hours)0.16 in/hour
Yesterdays rainfall 5.01 in DewPoint 32.0°F (Wet Bulb :45.3°F )
Humidity 79 %, Humidex 50.8 °F Barometer corrected to msl29.379 in. (994.9 hPa) (QNH 30.138 in.)
Pressure change -0.00 in. (last hour) Trend (last hour)STEADY
Pressure change (last 12 hours)-0.39 in Pressure change (last 6 hours)-0.15 in
Current Indoor temp. 58.0 °F
Current Indoor hum. 0 %


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