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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Morristown TN
256 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

...Windy conditions late this afternoon and tonight along the
East Tennessee Mountains...

.As a weather disturbance tracks through the Ohio Valley, winds
will increase across the East Tennessee Mountains late this
afternoon and continue through the night.

TNZ018-041-043-045-047-072-074-087-131600-
/O.NEW.KMRX.WI.Y.0026.171213T2100Z-171214T1200Z/
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, and Coker Creek
256 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 AM EST
THURSDAY...

The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 4 PM this afternoon to 7 AM EST
Thursday.

* EVENT...South to southwest winds of 15 to 30 mph with gusts up
  to 45 mph across the East Tennessee Mountains.

* TIMING...Winds will begin to increase late this afternoon and
  the windy...gusty conditions will continue through early
  Thursday morning.

* IMPACTS...These winds may down small 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 and adjacent foothills.

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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