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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
337 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...VERY WINDY CONDITIONS ACROSS THE NORTHERN NORTH CAROLINA
MOUNTAINS TODAY...

STRONG GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE DAY TODAY.
WINDS ARE FORECAST TO DECREASE THIS EVENING.

NCZ033-049-050-310500-
/O.CON.KGSP.WI.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-150131T0500Z/
AVERY-YANCEY-MITCHELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BANNER ELK...NEWLAND...ELK PARK...
CROSSNORE...SUGAR MOUNTAIN...BURNSVILLE...SPRUCE PINE
337 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT...

* LOCATIONS...NORTHERN NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS.

* HAZARDS...VERY WINDY CONDITIONS.

* TIMING...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL GRADUALLY WEAKEN THROUGH
  THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.

* IMPACTS...THE VERY WINDY CONDITIONS WILL MAKE DRIVING
  DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES AND IN
  MOUNTAIN PASSES. A FEW TREES OR LIMBS COULD BE DOWNED BY THE
  WINDS... CAUSING ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES.

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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