773  
WWUS74 KMRX 202051  
NPWMRX  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN  
351 PM EST WED FEB 20 2019  
 
...STRONG WINDS TODAY AND THIS EVENING OVER THE HIGHER  
ELEVATIONS...  
 
.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVING ACROSS THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIAN  
REGION WILL INCREASE WINDS ACROSS THE AREA. STRONG AND GUSTY  
WINDS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE EAST TN  
MOUNTAINS AND PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST VA.  
 
TNZ041-043-045-072-074-087-210400-  
/O.CON.KMRX.HW.W.0004.000000T0000Z-190221T0400Z/  
COCKE SMOKY MOUNTAINS-SOUTHEAST GREENE-UNICOI-  
BLOUNT SMOKY MOUNTAINS-SEVIER SMOKY MOUNTAINS-SOUTHEAST MONROE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF COSBY, CEDAR CREEK, ERWIN, CADES COVE,  
GATLINBURG, AND COKER CREEK  
351 PM EST WED FEB 20 2019  
 
...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EST THIS  
EVENING...  
 
* WINDS...SOUTH 20 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 70 MPH.  
 
* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING.  
 
* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS MAY BLOW DOWN LIMBS, TREES, AND POWER  
LINES. SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES ARE EXPECTED.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A HIGH WIND WARNING MEANS A HAZARDOUS HIGH WIND EVENT IS EXPECTED  
OR OCCURRING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH AND/OR  
GUSTS OF 58 MPH OR STRONGER CAN BE EXPECTED AT TIMES. WINDS OF  
THESE MAGNITUDES CAN CAUSE PROPERTY DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES.  
MOTORISTS SHOULD USE CAUTION...ESPECIALLY THOSE IN HIGH PROFILE  
VEHICLES.  
 

 
 

 
 
TNZ018-047-VAZ002-006-008-210400-  
/O.CON.KMRX.WI.Y.0013.000000T0000Z-190221T0400Z/  
JOHNSON-SOUTHEAST CARTER-WISE-RUSSELL-WASHINGTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MOUNTAIN CITY, ROAN MOUNTAIN, WISE,  
NORTON, LEBANON, AND ABINGDON  
351 PM EST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
..WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EST THIS EVENING
 
 
* WINDS...SOUTHEAST 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.  
 
* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING.  
 
* 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 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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