Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Morristown TN
412 AM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...Strong Winds Possible Across the Higher Elevations and
Foothills Sunday Night through Monday night...

TNZ018-041-043-045-047-072-074-087-222000-
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/O.NEW.KMRX.HW.W.0002.180423T0300Z-180424T0600Z/
Johnson-Cocke Smoky Mountains-Southeast Greene-Unicoi-
Southeast Carter-Blount Smoky Mountains-Sevier Smoky Mountains-
Southeast Monroe-
Including the cities of Mountain City, Cosby, Cedar Creek, Erwin,
Roan Mountain, Cades Cove, Gatlinburg, and Coker Creek
412 AM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 2 AM
EDT TUESDAY...

The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a High Wind
Warning, which is in effect from 11 PM this evening to 2 AM EDT
Tuesday. The High Wind Watch is no longer in effect.

* EVENT...Winds of 30 to 45 mph, with gusts to 60 mph, will be
  possible across the higher elevations of the mountains and
  adjacent foothills.

* TIMING...Tonight through Monday night.

* IMPACTS...The strong winds may down trees and power lines.
  Loose outdoor objects should be secured. Motorists should use
  extra caution when driving across the higher elevations,
  especially if in 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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