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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
400 AM EST MON JAN 19 2015

...WINDY CONDITIONS EXPECTED ACROSS THE HIGH ELEVATIONS OF THE
NORTHERN MOUNTAINS OF NORTH CAROLINA THIS MORNING...

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

NCZ033-049-050-191500-
/O.CON.KGSP.WI.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-150119T1500Z/
AVERY-YANCEY-MITCHELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANNER ELK...NEWLAND...ELK PARK...
CROSSNORE...SUGAR MOUNTAIN...BURNSVILLE...SPRUCE PINE
400 AM EST MON JAN 19 2015

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

* LOCATIONS...THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS OF WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  MAINLY ABOVE 3500 FEET.

* HAZARDS...WINDY CONDITIONS PRODUCING ISOLATED TREE DAMAGE AND
  ADVERSE DRIVING CONDITIONS.

* TIMING...WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO GUST IN EXCESS OF 45 MPH AT
  TIMES ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS THIS MORNING. THE WINDS WILL
  THEN DIMINISH SLOWLY LATE THIS 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 ISOLATED
  POWER OUTAGES. DRIVING MAY BECOME DIFFICULT FOR HIGH PROFILE
  VEHICLES...PARTICULARLY NEAR MOUNTAIN GAPS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND GUSTS OF 46 TO 57 MPH ARE
EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...
ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

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