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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
544 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.

NCZ033-049-050-501-503-505-051000-
/O.NEW.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
544 PM EST THU FEB 4 2016

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM EST
FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED
A WIND ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO
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 LATE EVENING HOURS AND THEN MAXIMIZE DURING THE PRE-
  DAWN HOURS FRIDAY. THE WINDS WILL GRADUALLY SUBSIDE THROUGH
  LATE MORNING.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WIND GUSTS WILL BLOW AROUND LOOSE 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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