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Wind Advisory

Areas Affected: Blount Smoky Mountains; Cocke Smoky Mountains; Johnson; Northwest Carter; Sevier Smoky Mountains; Southeast Carter; Southeast Greene; Southeast Monroe; Unicoi

NWS Knoxville (Eastern Tennessee)

...Windy Conditions across the Mountains and Adjacent Foothills Today and Tonight... .A strong upper storm system will move across the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys today and tonight. This system will increase the wind aloft this afternoon into tonight with windy conditions anticipated over the Mountains and adjacent foothills through early Tuesday morning. ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 4 AM EST TUESDAY... The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 10 AM this morning to 4 AM EST Tuesday.

* EVENT...Across the Mountains and adjacent Foothills, including Camp Creek area, southerly winds sustained at 20 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph today and tonight.

* TIMING...From mid-morning today through early morning Tuesday.

* IMPACTS...These winds may down small trees or tree limbs...as well as power lines. Loose outdoor objects should be secured. Winds this strong can make travel difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

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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