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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1015 PM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...STRONG WINDS EXPECTED ACROSS THE NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.A DEPARTING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL STEADILY RAMP UP NORTHWEST
WINDS THIS OVERNIGHT ACROSS THE NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS. PEAK
NORTHWESTERLY WIND GUSTS WILL OCCUR DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS
TUESDAY BEFORE DIMINISHING AROUND NOON.

NCZ033-048>053-058-059-062>065-501-503-505-507-509-241115-
/O.CON.KGSP.WI.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-170124T1700Z/
AVERY-MADISON-YANCEY-MITCHELL-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-BUNCOMBE-GRAHAM-
NORTHERN JACKSON-MACON-SOUTHERN JACKSON-TRANSYLVANIA-HENDERSON-
CALDWELL MOUNTAINS-BURKE MOUNTAINS-MCDOWELL MOUNTAINS-
RUTHERFORD MOUNTAINS-POLK MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF INGALLS, BANNER ELK, NEWLAND, FAUST,
MARS HILL, MARSHALL, WALNUT, ALLENSTAND, HOT SPRINGS, LUCK,
SWISS, BURNSVILLE, CELO, MICAVILLE, RAMSEYTOWN, BUSICK,
SPRUCE PINE, POPLAR, ALARKA, ALMOND, BRYSON CITY, LUADA, WESSER,
WAYNESVILLE, WATERVILLE, CANTON, CRUSO, COVE CREEK, ASHEVILLE,
ROBBINSVILLE, STECOAH, CULLOWHEE, TUCKASEGEE, SYLVA, FRANKLIN,
RAINBOW SPRINGS, KYLE, HIGHLANDS, WOLF MOUNTAIN, CASHIERS,
BREVARD, CEDAR MOUNTAIN, LITTLE RIVER, HENDERSONVILLE, FLETCHER,
DANA, EAST FLAT ROCK, TUXEDO, ETOWAH, JONAS RIDGE, ASHFORD,
WOODLAWN, OLD FORT, AND SALUDA
1015 PM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TUESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...THE MOUNTAINS OF WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA.

* HAZARDS...VERY WINDY CONDITIONS.

* TIMING...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE OVERNIGHT BEFORE
  WEAKENING BY NOON ON TUESDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS MAY BLOW DOWN LIMBS...TREES...AND POWER
  LINES. SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES ARE EXPECTED.

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.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR FAVORITE SOURCE OF
WEATHER INFORMATION FOR THE LATEST UPDATES. ADDITIONAL DETAILS
CAN BE FOUND AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/GSP.

&&

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