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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Morristown TN
345 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...WINDY CONDITIONS EXPECTED THROUGH EARLY MONDAY AFTERNOON
ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT FOOTHILLS...

.A cold front will move across the area today. Southeast winds
will strengthen late morning ahead of this system across the
mountains and foothills of East Tennessee, and windy conditions
will persist into the early afternoon hours before diminishing.

TNZ041-043-072-074-087-231545-
/O.CON.KMRX.HW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-171023T1700Z/
Cocke Smoky Mountains-Southeast Greene-Blount Smoky Mountains-
Sevier Smoky Mountains-Southeast Monroe-
Including the cities of Cosby, Cedar Creek, Cades Cove,
Gatlinburg, and Coker Creek
345 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

* EVENT...Southerly winds increase to 25 to 40 mph with gusts to
  around 65 mph possible, mainly across the higher elevations
  and adjacent foothills.

* TIMING...This morning through early afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Tree and powerlines may be downed. Driving may be
  difficult in cross winds especially for high profile vehicles.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph and/or
gusts of 58 mph or stronger can be expected at times.  Winds of
these magnitudes can cause property damage and power outages.
Motorists should use caution...especially those in high profile
vehicles.

&&

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TNZ018-045>047-231545-
/O.CON.KMRX.WI.Y.0022.000000T0000Z-171023T1900Z/
Johnson-Unicoi-Northwest Carter-Southeast Carter-
Including the cities of Mountain City, Erwin, Elizabethton,
and Roan Mountain
345 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

* EVENT...Southeast winds increase to 20 to 35 mph with gusts up
  to 55 mph possible, mainly across the higher elevations and
  foothills.

* TIMING...This morning through early afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Limbs, powerlines and some weaker trees may be
  downed. Driving may be difficult in cross winds especially for
  high profile vehicles.

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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