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WWUS74 KMRX 180705  
NPWMRX  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN  
305 AM EDT THU APR 18 2019  
 
...STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS ACROSS SOME OF THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS AND  
FOOTHILLS OF THE EAST TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS...  
 
.STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS LATER  
TODAY AND CONTINUE INTO EARLY FRIDAY, AND MOUNTAIN WAVE  
ENHANCEMENT OF THE WINDS WILL BRING VERY WINDY CONDITIONS TO SOME  
OF THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS AND FOOTHILLS.  
 
TNZ018-041-043-045-047-072-074-087-181515-  
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JOHNSON-COCKE SMOKY MOUNTAINS-SOUTHEAST GREENE-UNICOI-  
SOUTHEAST CARTER-BLOUNT SMOKY MOUNTAINS-SEVIER SMOKY MOUNTAINS-  
SOUTHEAST MONROE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF DOEVILLE, MOUNTAIN CITY, NEVA,  
SHADY VALLEY, TRADE, LAUREL BLOOMERY, HARTFORD, CEDAR CREEK,  
ERWIN, UNICOI, LIMESTONE COVE, HAMPTON, CADES COVE, ELKMONT,  
GATLINBURG, CITICO, AND COKER CREEK  
305 AM EDT THU APR 18 2019  
 
...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON EDT  
FRIDAY...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MORRISTOWN HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND  
WARNING, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON EDT  
FRIDAY.  
 
* WINDS...SOUTH 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 65 MPH.  
 
* TIMING...LATE TODAY INTO FRIDAY MORNING.  
 
* IMPACTS...DAMAGING WINDS WILL BLOW DOWN TREES AND POWER LINES.  
WIDESPREAD POWER OUTAGES ARE EXPECTED. TRAVEL WILL BE  
DIFFICULT, ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
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