Swain County, North Carolina
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Weather Alerts: Swain County, North Carolina
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Wind Advisory
NCZ048-051>053-058-059-062>064-131645-
/O.NEW.KGSP.WI.Y.0017.171214T0000Z-171214T1200Z/
/O.CON.KGSP.WI.Y.0016.000000T0000Z-171213T1200Z/
Madison-Swain-Haywood-Buncombe-Graham-Northern Jackson-Macon-
Southern Jackson-Transylvania-
Including the cities of Luck, Waynesville, Tuckasegee,
Rainbow Springs, Kyle, and Highlands
339 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING
ABOVE 3500 FEET...
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 AM EST
THURSDAY ABOVE 3500 FEET...

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued
a Wind Advisory ABOVE 3500 FEET, which is in effect from 7 PM
this evening to 7 AM EST Thursday.

* LOCATIONS...The central and southern mountains of western
North Carolina above 3500 feet elevation.

* HAZARDS...Strong wind gusts.

* TIMING...Lasting through daybreak this morning. Then winds
increase again this evening through tonight.

* WINDS...Northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph early
this morning. West 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.

&&

$$

Wind Chill Advisory
NCZ048-051-052-131200-
/O.CON.KGSP.WC.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-171213T1200Z/
/O.CON.KGSP.WW.Y.0011.000000T0000Z-171213T1200Z/
Madison-Swain-Haywood-
Including the cities of Faust, Mars Hill, Marshall, Walnut,
Allenstand, Hot Springs, Luck, Alarka, Almond, Bryson City,
Luada, Wesser, Waynesville, Waterville, Canton, Cruso,
and Cove Creek
350 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS
MORNING ABOVE 3500 FEET...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS
MORNING...

* WHAT...Black ice expected. Very cold wind chills expected
above 3500 feet. Plan on slippery road conditions. Above 3500
feet, expect wind chills to range from 5 above zero to 10
below zero.

* WHERE...Madison, Swain and Haywood Counties.

* WHEN...until 7 AM EST this morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The cold wind chills will cause frostbite
in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for Black Ice means that refreezing of
roads will occur...resulting in the development of widespread
black ice. Be prepared for very slippery roadways. Some roads that
appear clear may be covered by a thin layer of ice.

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.

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will
combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can
occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and
gloves.

$$

Winter Weather Advisory
NCZ048-051-052-131200-
/O.CON.KGSP.WC.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-171213T1200Z/
/O.CON.KGSP.WW.Y.0011.000000T0000Z-171213T1200Z/
Madison-Swain-Haywood-
Including the cities of Faust, Mars Hill, Marshall, Walnut,
Allenstand, Hot Springs, Luck, Alarka, Almond, Bryson City,
Luada, Wesser, Waynesville, Waterville, Canton, Cruso,
and Cove Creek
350 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS
MORNING ABOVE 3500 FEET...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS
MORNING...

* WHAT...Black ice expected. Very cold wind chills expected
above 3500 feet. Plan on slippery road conditions. Above 3500
feet, expect wind chills to range from 5 above zero to 10
below zero.

* WHERE...Madison, Swain and Haywood Counties.

* WHEN...until 7 AM EST this morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The cold wind chills will cause frostbite
in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for Black Ice means that refreezing of
roads will occur...resulting in the development of widespread
black ice. Be prepared for very slippery roadways. Some roads that
appear clear may be covered by a thin layer of ice.

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.

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will
combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can
occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and
gloves.

$$

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