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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
833 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...STRONG SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL DEVELOP SUNDAY EVENING AND
CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING ACROSS THE EASTERN
MOUNTAINS...

.SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE IN STRENGTH SUNDAY EVENING AS
A LOW PRESSURE CENTER MOVES NORTH OF THE AREA. SUSTAINED WINDS WILL
INCREASE TO 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH ACROSS THE HIGHER
ELEVATIONS OF THE EASTERN MOUNTAINS. LOCALLY HIGHER GUSTS COULD
OCCUR IN A FEW SPOTS...SUCH AS THE HIGHEST PEAKS IN THE MOUNTAINS.

TNZ041-043-072-074-087-010945-
/O.CON.KMRX.WI.Y.0002.150201T2200Z-150202T1000Z/
COCKE SMOKY MOUNTAINS-SOUTHEAST GREENE-BLOUNT SMOKY MOUNTAINS-
SEVIER SMOKY MOUNTAINS-SOUTHEAST MONROE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COSBY...CEDAR CREEK...CADES COVE...
GATLINBURG...COKER CREEK
833 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM SUNDAY TO 5 AM EST
MONDAY...

* EVENT...STRONG AND GUSTY SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS WITH SUSTAINED
  SPEEDS OF 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* TIMING...THESE STRONG WINDS WILL AFFECT THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS
  OF THE EASTERN MOUNTAINS SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
  MORNING.

* IMPACTS...THE HIGHEST GUSTS COULD DOWN A FEW TREES AND/OR
  POWERLINES IN THE EASTERN MOUNTAINS.

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...
SO USE CAUTION WHEN DRIVING.

&&

$$




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