Buncombe Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 10:50 AM EST Jan. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 4 am EST Tuesday above
3500 feet...

* locations... the higher elevations of the western North
Carolina mountains.

* Hazards... strong wind gusts.

* Timing... this afternoon into tonight.

* Winds... south 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 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.