A wind advisory is in effect until 7 am Monday for north central North Carolina, northwest North Carolina, central Virginia and south-central Virginia.

Strong to damaging winds, snow and low wind chills are expected as an arctic front crosses the area this morning, with a surge of strong winds and very cold air moving in behind it. Strong to damaging wind gusts are expected to occur, which when combined with cold air temperatures will lead to very low wind chills, especially later tonight.

A period of accumulating snow is expected across the Grayson Highlands and the northern mountains of North Carolina. Windy conditions and accumulating snow are expected to end during Monday.

Northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph. Wind Chills in the single digits late tonight. Winds increase this morning. Peak winds occur mid-morning into this evening creating the potential for downed trees and power lines.