Weather Alert
Yancey County, NC
Status: Alert Ended
Start: 4/14/19 3:33 PM
End: 4/14/19 10:05 PM
Dur: 06:32
Canceled 4/14/19 10:05 PM

High Wind Warning issued April 14 at 3:33PM EDT until April 14 at 10:00PM EDT by NWS
...HIGH WINDS LIKELY TODAY IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS...
...GUSTY WINDS ACROSS THE LOWER ELEVATIONS...
.Gusty southerly to southwesterly winds around a strong surface low associated with large upper storm system will affect the region through early this evening. Gusty northwest winds are possible across high elevations focused across the northern mountains late tonight into Monday morning.
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING ABOVE 3500 FEET...
The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect until 10 PM EDT this evening.

* LOCATIONS...
Wind advisory for elevations 3500 ft and below across the North Carolina mountains. High wind warning for elevations above 3500 ft.

* HAZARDS...
Very windy conditions.

* TIMING...
Through this evening.

* WINDS...
South 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph. Gusts higher than 60 mph possible above 3500 ft.

* IMPACTS...
Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects.
Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.


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