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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
250 PM EDT Wed Apr 18 2018

...CHILLY AND WINDY WEATHER ON THE WAY FOR THE NORTH CAROLINA
MOUNTAINS...

.A passing cold front will produce strong wind gusts tonight in
some of the mountains, particularly at higher elevations. These
gusts are expected to continue through Thursday afternoon. In the
wake of the cold front, cooler temperatures will allow some areas
to fall below freezing Thursday night and Friday morning.

NCZ033-049-050-190200-
/O.NEW.KGSP.WI.Y.0013.180419T0200Z-180419T2200Z/
Avery-Yancey-Mitchell-
Including the cities of Ingalls, Banner Elk, Newland, Swiss,
Burnsville, Celo, Micaville, Ramseytown, Busick, Spruce Pine,
and Poplar
250 PM EDT Wed Apr 18 2018

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM EDT
THURSDAY...

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued
a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 10 PM this evening to
6 PM EDT Thursday.

* LOCATIONS...the northern mountains of western North Carolina,
  specifically areas north of the French Broad Valley, near the
  Tennessee border.

* HAZARDS...Strong and gusty winds.

* TIMING...Wind gusts will pick up late this evening, with the
  strongest gusts occurring between 6 AM and noon.

* WINDS...Northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. The
  ridgetops will see gusts as high as 55 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.

&&

$$

NCZ048-051>053-058-059-062>065-190200-
/O.NEW.KGSP.FZ.A.0004.180420T0400Z-180420T1300Z/
Madison-Swain-Haywood-Buncombe-Graham-Northern Jackson-Macon-
Southern Jackson-Transylvania-Henderson-
Including the cities of Faust, Mars Hill, Marshall, Walnut,
Allenstand, Hot Springs, Luck, 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,
and Etowah
250 PM EDT Wed Apr 18 2018

...FREEZE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued
a Freeze Watch, which is in effect from late Thursday night
through Friday morning.

* LOCATIONS...The southern mountains and foothills of western
  North Carolina.

* TEMPERATURES...Lows 30 to 32 Friday morning.

* IMPACTS...Frost and freeze conditions may damage sensitive
  vegetation. Take steps now to protect tender plants from the
  cold.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Freeze Watch means sub-freezing temperatures are possible.
These conditions could kill crops and other sensitive vegetation.

&&

$$
Wimberley



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