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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1048 PM EST THU FEB 4 2016

...VERY WINDY CONDITIONS TO DEVELOP OVERNIGHT ACROSS THE NORTHERN
NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS...

.GUSTY NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP OVERNIGHT AS HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS FROM THE WEST...
AND A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM STRENGTHENS OVER COASTAL NORTH
CAROLINA. THE WINDIEST CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR IN THE HOURS BEFORE
DAWN ON FRIDAY...WITH THE WINDS SLOWLY ABATING THROUGH LATE
MORNING.

NCZ033-049-050-501-503-505-051200-
/O.CON.KGSP.WI.Y.0004.160205T0400Z-160205T1500Z/
AVERY-YANCEY-MITCHELL-CALDWELL MOUNTAINS-BURKE MOUNTAINS-
MCDOWELL MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANNER ELK...NEWLAND...BURNSVILLE...
SPRUCE PINE...JONAS RIDGE...OLD FORT
1048 PM EST THU FEB 4 2016

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST FRIDAY...

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

* HAZARDS...VERY WINDY CONDITIONS.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS
  THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING HOURS AND THEN MAXIMIZE TOWARD
  DAYBREAK ON FRIDAY. THE WINDS WILL GRADUALLY SUBSIDE THROUGH
  NOON.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WIND GUSTS WILL BLOW AROUND UNSECURED OBJECTS.
  A FEW WEAK TREES COULD BE DOWNED GIVEN THE MOIST SOIL
  CONDITIONS...WITH ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES RESULTING.

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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