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Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 1:56 PM EDT Apr. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory now in effect until 2 am EDT Tuesday above
3500 feet...

* locations... elevations above 3500 feet in the North Carolina

* Hazards... very windy conditions.

* Timing... winds will maximize during the late afternoon/evening
hours before gradually diminishing tonight.

* Winds... southeast 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 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.