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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Morristown TN
1020 AM EST Tue Feb 28 2017

...STRONG WINDS EXPECTED ACROSS THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS AND
EASTERN TENNESSEE VALLEY LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.A strong low-level jet will move into eastern Tennessee Valley
tonight into Wednesday morning ahead of a cold front that will
sweep into the region later in the afternoon. This will result in
strong, gusty winds over the entire region, particularly during
the day on Wednesday. Sustained winds of 20 to 35 mph will be
possible, with gusts up to 50 mph at times. These strong winds
will taper off in the valley in wake of the frontal passage by
Wednesday evening, but will continue overnight along the East
Tennessee Mountains until early Thursday morning.

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/O.CON.KMRX.WI.Y.0008.170301T0500Z-170302T1200Z/
Cocke Smoky Mountains-Blount Smoky Mountains-
Sevier Smoky Mountains-
Including the cities of Cosby, Cades Cove, and Gatlinburg
1020 AM EST Tue Feb 28 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 7 AM
EST THURSDAY...

* EVENT...Winds of 20 to 35 mph, with gusts up to 50 mph.

* TIMING...Midnight through 7 AM Thursday.

* IMPACTS...These winds 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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/O.CON.KMRX.WI.Y.0008.170301T1200Z-170302T1200Z/
Johnson-Southeast Greene-Unicoi-Southeast Carter-
Including the cities of Mountain City, Cedar Creek, Erwin,
and Roan Mountain
1020 AM EST Tue Feb 28 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM WEDNESDAY TO 7 AM
EST THURSDAY...

* EVENT...Strong winds of 20 to 30 mph, with gusts up to 45 mph.

* TIMING...7 AM Wednesday through 7 AM Thursday.

* IMPACTS...These winds 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.

&&

$$

NCZ060-061-TNZ012>017-035>040-042-044-046-067>071-073-081>087-
098>102-VAZ001-002-005-006-008-282330-
/O.CON.KMRX.WI.Y.0008.170301T1200Z-170302T0500Z/
Cherokee-Clay-Scott TN-Campbell-Claiborne-Hancock-Hawkins-
Sullivan-Morgan-Anderson-Union-Grainger-Hamblen-Northwest Cocke-
Northwest Greene-Washington TN-Northwest Carter-Roane-Loudon-Knox-
Jefferson-NW Blount-North Sevier-Sequatchie-Bledsoe-Rhea-Meigs-
McMinn-Northwest Monroe-Southeast Monroe-Marion-Hamilton-Bradley-
West Polk-East Polk-Lee-Wise-Scott-Russell-Washington-
Including the cities of Murphy, Hayesville, Oneida, La Follette,
Tazewell, Sneedville, Rogersville, Kingsport, Bristol, Wartburg,
Clinton, Oak Ridge, Maynardville, Rutledge, Morristown, Newport,
Greeneville, Johnson City, Elizabethton, Kingston, Lenoir City,
Knoxville, Dandridge, Maryville, Sevierville, Dunlap, Pikeville,
Dayton, Decatur, Athens, Madisonville, Coker Creek, Jasper,
Chattanooga, Cleveland, Benton, Ducktown, Jonesville, Wise,
Norton, Gate City, Lebanon, and Abingdon
1020 AM EST Tue Feb 28 2017 /920 AM CST Tue Feb 28 2017/

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST /6 AM CST/
WEDNESDAY TO MIDNIGHT EST /11 PM CST/ WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

* EVENT...Southerly winds 20 to 30 mph, with gusts up to 45 mph.

* TIMING...7 AM to 10 PM on Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...These winds 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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