Scattered rain showers in the area on this Saturday morning and a wind advisory in effect for Saturday night through noon on Sunday.
Weather problems just won’t leave us alone.
From the National Weather Service office in Blacksburg:
…WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON EDT SUNDAY… The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 6 PM this evening to noon EDT Sunday. * Winds…Northwest winds gusting to 50 mph. * Timing…This evening into the overnight. * Impacts…Winds may bring down trees and powerlines. * Locations…Along the Blue Ridge. * Hazards…Strong wind gusts. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds are forecast to be 31 to 39 MPH or gusts will range between 46 and 57 MPH. Winds of these magnitudes may cause minor property damage without extra precautions. Motorists in high profile vehicles should use extra caution until the winds subside. &&
…Freezing Conditions Expected Late Tonight and Early Sunday Morning… …Strong Northwest Winds Across the Mountains Overnight… .Strong northwest winds will bring colder air into the region tonight into Sunday. Many locations with in the Northern Mountains of North Carolina and the Mountain Empire region of southwest Virginia may experience low temperatures ranging from 28 to 32 degrees. In addition, wind gusts to 50 or 60 mph may occur along and behind the passing front this evening into early Sunday.