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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
230 PM EST SUN JAN 18 2015

...VERY WINDY CONDITIONS EXPECTED ACROSS THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS
OF WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL BE FELT ACROSS THE SOUTHERN
APPALACHIANS AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES OFF THE ATLANTIC
COAST. VERY WINDY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE INTO MONDAY MORNING
BEFORE THE WINDS GRADUALLY ABATE.

NCZ033-049-050-190400-
/O.CON.KGSP.WI.Y.0002.150118T2000Z-150119T1500Z/
AVERY-YANCEY-MITCHELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANNER ELK...NEWLAND...ELK PARK...
CROSSNORE...SUGAR MOUNTAIN...BURNSVILLE...SPRUCE PINE
230 PM EST SUN JAN 18 2015

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

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

* HAZARDS...VERY WINDY CONDITIONS PRODUCING ISOLATED TREE DAMAGE
  AND SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL INCREASE THROUGH THIS EVENING...WITH THE
  STRONGEST WIND GUSTS LIKELY TO OCCUR BEFORE MIDNIGHT. THE WINDS
  WILL THEN DIMINISH SLOWLY THROUGH LATE MONDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...THESE WIND GUSTS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE
  ISOLATED TREE AND LIMB DAMAGE...POSSIBLY LEADING TO SCATTERED
  POWER OUTAGES. DRIVING MAY BECOME DIFFICULT FOR HIGH PROFILE
  VEHICLES...PARTICULARLY NEAR MOUNTAIN PASSES.

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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WIMBERLEY



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