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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Morristown TN
311 PM EST Tue Feb 19 2019


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Cocke Smoky Mountains-Southeast Greene-Unicoi-
Blount Smoky Mountains-Sevier Smoky Mountains-Southeast Monroe-
Including the cities of Cosby, Cedar Creek, Erwin, Cades Cove,
Gatlinburg, and Coker Creek
311 PM EST Tue Feb 19 2019

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO
4 PM EST WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...Southeast 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 65 mph...except
occasional gusts above 70 mph mainly in the Smokie and adjacent
foothills, including Camp Creek.

* TIMING...Late this evening through Wednesday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines.
Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be
difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph and/or
gusts of 58 mph or stronger can be expected at times. Winds of
these magnitudes can cause property damage and power outages.
Motorists should use caution...especially those in high profile
vehicles.

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