Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1021 PM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

...VERY WINDY CONDITIONS EXPECTED ACROSS THE NORTHERN NORTH
CAROLINA MOUNTAINS FOR A FEW HOURS THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...

.GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS HAVE SET UP FOLLOWING THE PASSAGE OF AN
UPPER AIR DISTURBANCE ACROSS THE APPALACHIAN MOUNTAIN CHAIN. THE
WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO PEAK SHORTLY AFTER MIDNIGHT AND THEN VERY
GRADUALLY SLACKEN THROUGH DAYBREAK SUNDAY.

NCZ033-049-050-251100-
/O.NEW.KGSP.WI.Y.0003.150125T0321Z-150125T1100Z/
AVERY-YANCEY-MITCHELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANNER ELK...NEWLAND...ELK PARK...
CROSSNORE...SUGAR MOUNTAIN...BURNSVILLE...SPRUCE PINE
1021 PM EST SAT JAN 24 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED
A WIND ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST SUNDAY.

* LOCATIONS...THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS OF WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA.

* HAZARDS...VERY WINDY CONDITIONS.

* TIMING...WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO PEAK SHORTLY AFTER MIDNIGHT AND
  THEN VERY GRADUALLY SLACKEN THROUGH DAYBREAK ON SUNDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50
  MPH...ESPECIALLY ALONG THE HIGHER RIDGE TOPS.

* IMPACTS...THE VERY WINDY CONDITIONS WILL MAKE DRIVING
  DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES AND IN MOUNTAIN
  PASSES. A FEW TREES OR LIMBS COULD BE DOWNED BY THE
  WINDS...CAUSING ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

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