...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
11 AM EDT THURSDAY...
* WHAT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH
* WHERE...ALONG AND WEST OF THE CREST OF THE BLUE RIDGE IN
SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA, NORTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA AND SOUTHEAST WEST
* WHEN...FROM 5 PM TODAY TO 11 AM EDT THURSDAY.
* IMPACTS...GUSTY WINDS WILL BLOW AROUND UNSECURED OBJECTS,
INCLUDING ANY REMAINING SUMMERTIME ITEMS SUCH AS PATIO
FURNITURE. TREE LIMBS COULD BE BLOWN DOWN AND A FEW POWER
OUTAGES MAY RESULT.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES WILL BE SUSCEPTIBLE
TO THE WINDS, ESPECIALLY VEHICLES TRAVELING ALONG SOUTHWEST TO
NORTHEAST ORIENTED SECTIONS OF ROADWAY.
USE EXTRA CAUTION WHEN DRIVING, ESPECIALLY IF OPERATING A HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLE. SECURE OUTDOOR OBJECTS.
Photos: Virginia Tech squeaks past visiting Furman in Blacksburg
Despite a lackluster first half, Virginia Tech outscored Furman 21-3 in the final 30 minutes to win the game 24-17 in Blacksburg. The Hokies were led by Keshawn King's 135 all-purpose yards and Tre Turner's two touchdowns.
Defensively, Tech had four sacks, two caused turnovers, and held the Paladins to 231 total yards.