• Wind Advisory

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    NCZ033-049-050-501-503-505-121000- /O.CON.KGSP.WI.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-181012T1000Z/ Avery-Yancey-Mitchell-Caldwell Mountains-Burke Mountains- McDowell Mountains- Including the cities of Ingalls, Banner Elk, Newland, Swiss, Burnsville, Celo, Micaville, Ramseytown, Busick, Spruce Pine, Poplar, Jonas Ridge, Ashford, Woodlawn, and Old Fort 226 AM EDT Fri Oct 12 2018 ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT EARLY THIS MORNING... * LOCATIONS...The North Carolina Mountains. * HAZARDS...Very windy conditions. * TIMING...Winds slowly diminishing this morning. * WINDS...Northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph at times. * IMPACTS...Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result. 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. && $$

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