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Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 2:52 AM EST Jan. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect from 10 am this morning to 4 am EST
Tuesday above 3500 feet...

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued
a Wind Advisory above 3500 feet, which is in effect from 10 am
this morning to 4 am EST Tuesday.

* Locations... the higher elevations of the western North Carolina
mountains.

* Hazards... strong wind gusts.

* Timing... late this morning into tonight.

* Winds... south 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 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.