Weather Alerts

Wind Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Carter
  • Cocke
  • Greene
  • Johnson
  • Unicoi

Johnson-Cocke Smoky Mountains-Southeast Greene-Unicoi-
Southeast Carter-Blount Smoky Mountains-Sevier Smoky Mountains-
Southeast Monroe-
Including the cities of Mountain City, Cosby, Cedar Creek, Erwin,
Roan Mountain, Cades Cove, Gatlinburg, and Coker Creek
357 AM EDT Thu Mar 30 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 AM EDT
FRIDAY...

The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 5 PM this afternoon to 8 AM EDT
Friday. The High Wind Watch is no longer in effect.

* EVENT...Southerly winds increasing to 25 to 35 mph with gusts up
to 55 mph.

* TIMING...Increasing winds this afternoon with strong gusty
southerly winds late today through early Friday morning.

* IMPACTS...The windy conditions may down small trees, branches
and power lines. Scattered power outages are possible. Driving
high profile vehicles in these conditions will be difficult.

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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