Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
252 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...WINDY CONDITIONS EXPECTED ALONG THE EAST TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS
TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.SUSTAINED WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH WILL BE
POSSIBLE FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON. THE
STRONGEST WINDS WILL LIKELY OCCUR AT ELEVATIONS ABOVE 3000 FEET.
THESE WINDS COULD CONTRIBUTE TO FIRE GROWTH AND SPREAD IN AREAS
THAT MIGHT STILL HAVE ONGOING WILDFIRES.

TNZ018-041-043-045-047-072-074-087-060900-
/O.CON.KMRX.WI.Y.0017.161206T0300Z-161206T2100Z/
JOHNSON-COCKE SMOKY MOUNTAINS-SOUTHEAST GREENE-UNICOI-
SOUTHEAST CARTER-BLOUNT SMOKY MOUNTAINS-SEVIER SMOKY MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHEAST MONROE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MOUNTAIN CITY...COSBY...CEDAR CREEK...
ERWIN...ROAN MOUNTAIN...CADES COVE...GATLINBURG...COKER CREEK
252 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
4 PM EST TUESDAY...

* EVENT...SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS OF 15 TO 30 MPH...WITH GUSTS
  OF 40 MPH.

* TIMING...LATE THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...THESE WINDS COULD CONTRIBUTE TO FIRE GROWTH AND
  SPREAD IN AREAS THAT STILL HAVE ONGOING WILDFIRES.
  ADDITIONALLY...THEY MAY DOWN TREES OR TREE LIMBS...AS WELL AS
  POWER LINES. LOOSE OUTDOOR OBJECTS SHOULD BE SECURED.
  MOTORISTS SHOULD BE EXTRA CAUTIOUS TO CROSS WINDS ESPECIALLY
  WHEN DRIVING IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 26 TO 39 MPH AND/OR GUSTS OF
40 TO 57 MPH ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN
MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.
USE EXTRA CAUTION.

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