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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
401 AM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

...VERY WINDY CONDITIONS THIS MORNING ACROSS THE NORTHERN NORTH
CAROLINA MOUNTAINS...

.GUSTY NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING AS HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS FROM THE WEST...AND
A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES NORTHWARD OVER COASTAL NORTH CAROLINA.
THE WINDS WILL SLOWLY ABATE THROUGH LATE MORNING.

NCZ033-049-050-501-503-505-051500-
/O.CON.KGSP.WI.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-160205T1500Z/
AVERY-YANCEY-MITCHELL-CALDWELL MOUNTAINS-BURKE MOUNTAINS-
MCDOWELL MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANNER ELK...NEWLAND...BURNSVILLE...
SPRUCE PINE...JONAS RIDGE...OLD FORT
401 AM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

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

* HAZARDS...VERY WINDY CONDITIONS.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS EARLY
  THIS MORNING...THEN GRADUALLY SUBSIDE THROUGH NOON.

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

* 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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