• Wind Advisory

    NCZ033-049-050-170000- /O.CON.KGSP.WI.Y.0011.000000T0000Z-180417T0000Z/ Avery-Yancey-Mitchell- Including the cities of Banner Elk and Newland 235 PM EDT Mon Apr 16 2018 ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING ABOVE 3500 FEET... * LOCATIONS...Elevations above 3500 feet across the Northern Mountains of North Carolina. * HAZARDS...Strong wind gusts. * TIMING...Strong winds will persist through the afternoon and gradually diminish later this evening. * WINDS...Northwest 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. && $$

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