918  
WWUS74 KMRX 110838  
NPWMRX  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN  
338 AM EST SUN FEB 11 2018  
 
...WINDY CONDITIONS ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS THROUGH EARLY  
AFTERNOON...  
 
.A STORM SYSTEM MOVING ACROSS THE TENNESSEE VALLEY AND SOUTHERN  
APPALACHIANS IS PRODUCING STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS ALOFT. THIS WINDS  
WILL PRODUCE WINDY CONDITIONS ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS, SUCH  
AS THE SMOKY MOUNTAINS, THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON.  
 
TNZ041-072-074-111645-  
/O.NEW.KMRX.WI.Y.0006.180211T0838Z-180211T2000Z/  
COCKE SMOKY MOUNTAINS-BLOUNT SMOKY MOUNTAINS-  
SEVIER SMOKY MOUNTAINS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF COSBY, CADES COVE, AND GATLINBURG  
338 AM EST SUN FEB 11 2018  
   
..WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MORRISTOWN HAS ISSUED A WIND  
ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON.  
 
* EVENT...SOUTHERLY WINDS BETWEEN 15 AND 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO  
50 MPH ACROSS THE HIGHEST TERRAIN.  
 
* TIMING...THROUGH EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.  
 
* IMPACTS...THESE WINDS MAY DOWN TREES OR TREE LIMBS...AS WELL AS  
POWER LINES. LOOSE OUTDOOR OBJECTS SHOULD BE SECURED. IF  
TRAVELING ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS, SUCH AS HIGHWAY 441, BE  
PREPARED FOR SUDDEN STRONG CROSS-WINDS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 26 TO 39 MPH AND/OR GUSTS OF  
40 TO 57 MPH ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN  
MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.  
USE EXTRA CAUTION.  
 

 
 

 
 
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