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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
348 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...STRONG WINDS EXPECTED ACROSS THE NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.A DEPARTING UPPER/MID LEVEL LOW WILL YIELD AN INCREASINGLY
STRONG LOW LEVEL PRESSURE GRADIENT OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS. THIS
WILL RESULT IN STRONG NORTHWESTERLY WINDS ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS OF
WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING.

NCZ033-048>053-058-059-062>065-501-503-505-507-509-231700-
/O.NEW.KGSP.WI.Y.0001.170123T2300Z-170124T1700Z/
AVERY-MADISON-YANCEY-MITCHELL-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-BUNCOMBE-GRAHAM-
NORTHERN JACKSON-MACON-SOUTHERN JACKSON-TRANSYLVANIA-HENDERSON-
CALDWELL MOUNTAINS-BURKE MOUNTAINS-MCDOWELL MOUNTAINS-
RUTHERFORD MOUNTAINS-POLK MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF INGALLS, BANNER ELK, NEWLAND, FAUST,
MARS HILL, MARSHALL, WALNUT, ALLENSTAND, HOT SPRINGS, LUCK,
SWISS, BURNSVILLE, CELO, MICAVILLE, RAMSEYTOWN, BUSICK,
SPRUCE PINE, POPLAR, ALARKA, ALMOND, BRYSON CITY, LUADA, WESSER,
WAYNESVILLE, WATERVILLE, CANTON, CRUSO, COVE CREEK, ASHEVILLE,
ROBBINSVILLE, STECOAH, CULLOWHEE, TUCKASEGEE, SYLVA, FRANKLIN,
RAINBOW SPRINGS, KYLE, HIGHLANDS, WOLF MOUNTAIN, CASHIERS,
BREVARD, CEDAR MOUNTAIN, LITTLE RIVER, HENDERSONVILLE, FLETCHER,
DANA, EAST FLAT ROCK, TUXEDO, ETOWAH, JONAS RIDGE, ASHFORD,
WOODLAWN, OLD FORT, AND SALUDA
348 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON EST
TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED
A WIND ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
NOON EST TUESDAY.

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

* HAZARDS...VERY WINDY CONDITIONS.

* TIMING...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE THROUGH LATE
AFTERNOON TODAY...MAXIMIZING OVERNIGHT TONIGHT BEFORE WEAKENING
INTO LATE MORNING TUESDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS MAY BLOW DOWN LIMBS...TREES...AND POWER
  LINES. SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES ARE EXPECTED. LIMITED
  VISIBILITIES WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY DIFFICULT.

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.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR FAVORITE SOURCE OF
WEATHER INFORMATION FOR THE LATEST UPDATES. ADDITIONAL DETAILS
CAN BE FOUND AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/GSP.

&&

$$

CDG


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