Weather Alert
Yancey County, NC
Status: Alert Ended
Start: 4/14/19 11:15 AM
End: 4/14/19 3:41 PM
Dur: 04:26
Canceled 4/14/19 3:41 PM

High Wind Warning issued April 14 at 11:15AM EDT until April 14 at 10:00PM EDT by NWS
...HIGH WINDS LIKELY TODAY IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS...
.Gusty southerly to southwesterly winds around a strong surface low associated with large upper storm system will likely affect higher elevations through early this evening. Gusty northwest winds are possible across high elevations focused across the northern mountains late tonight into Monday morning.
...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING ABOVE 3500 FEET...

* LOCATIONS...
Higher elevations of the North Carolina mountains.

* HAZARDS...
Very windy conditions.

* TIMING...
Through this evening.

* WINDS...
South 15 to 25 mph sustained. Gusts will primarily range from 35 to 45 mph. However, gusts of 60 mph or more will be possible on exposed peaks and high ridge tops. In addition, heavy rain showers and thunderstorms this afternoon may bring brief gusts of up to 60 mph to lower elevations.

* IMPACTS...
Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects.
Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.
Updated: Sun 4/14/19 11:20 AM EDT


Updated: Sun 4/14/19 11:20 AM EDT

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