NWS – Wind Advisory – Jackson County

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URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
231 PM EST FRI JAN 10 2014

NCZ051-052-058-059-062-063-110400-
/O.NEW.KGSP.WI.Y.0002.140111T0500Z-140111T1400Z/
SWAIN-HAYWOOD-GRAHAM-NORTHERN JACKSON-MACON-SOUTHERN JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF…WAYNESVILLE
231 PM EST FRI JAN 10 2014

…WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM EST
SATURDAY ABOVE 3500 FEET…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED
A WIND ADVISORY ABOVE 3500 FEET…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM EST SATURDAY.

* LOCATIONS…THE SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS.

* HAZARDS…STRONG HIGHER ELEVATION WIND GUSTS.

* TIMING…OVERNIGHT INTO EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.

* WINDS…SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS…A FEW TREES AND/OR UTILITY LINES MAY BE
DOWNED…OUTSIDE FURNITURE AND OTHER OBJECTS WILL BE BLOWN AROUND.

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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