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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
National Weather Service Morristown TN
410 AM EST Sat Feb 25 2017

...STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS EXPECTED OVER THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS
EARLY THIS MORNING...

.Strong and gusty southerly winds can be expected early this morning
across the higher terrain of the Great Smoky Mountains of east
Tennessee. Elevations above 3000 feet will see sustained winds
from 20 to 30 mph, with gusts up to 45 mph. These winds will taper
off after sunrise.

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Cocke Smoky Mountains-Blount Smoky Mountains-
Sevier Smoky Mountains-
Including the cities of Cosby, Cades Cove, and Gatlinburg
410 AM EST Sat Feb 25 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING...

* EVENT...Southerly winds of 20 to 30 mph, with gusts to 45 mph.

* TIMING...Now through 7 AM Saturday morning.

* IMPACTS...These winds may down trees or tree limbs...as well
  as power lines. Loose outdoor objects should be secured.
  Motorists should be extra cautious to cross winds especially
  when driving in the higher elevations.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 26 to 39 mph and/or gusts of
40 to 57 mph are expected or occurring. Winds this strong can
make driving difficult...especially for high profile vehicles.
Use extra caution.

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