Buckingham Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Wind Advisory
Statement as of 4:01 AM EDT on October 04, 2015

...Wind Advisory remains in effect until 8 am EDT Monday...

* locations...the Alleghany Highlands...Roanoke valley...New River valley...northwest North Carolina mountains and foothills of the Blue Ridge in Virginia and North Carolina.

* Hazards...uprooted trees.

* Winds...northeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 or 45 mph.

* Timing...winds will remain gusty through Sunday night.

* Impacts...sporadic power outages and potential for blocked roads due to trees falling over.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Typically...a Wind Advisory means that winds may gust in excess of 40 mph. However...in this case...lesser winds speeds could uproot trees with the ground being saturated and wet foliage from the rain.

Record Report
Statement as of 2:55 am EDT on October 04, 2015

...Record daily maximum rainfall tied at Blacksburg yesterday...

A record rainfall of 0.97 inch(es) was observed at Blacksburg VA Saturday...03 October 2015. This ties the old record of 0.97 set in 1985. Records for Blacksburg VA date back to 1952.