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WATCHES AND WARNINGS
            

Warnings

high wind
Johnson, TN

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Johnson-Cocke Smoky Mountains-Southeast Greene-Unicoi-
Southeast Carter-Blount Smoky Mountains-Sevier Smoky Mountains-
Southeast Monroe-
Including the cities of Mountain City, Cosby, Cedar Creek, Erwin,
Roan Mountain, Cades Cove, Gatlinburg, and Coker Creek
327 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO
2 AM EDT TUESDAY...

* EVENT...Winds of 30 to 45 mph, with gusts of 60 to 70 mph, will
be possible across the higher elevations of the mountains and
adjacent foothills.

* TIMING...Tonight through Monday night.

* IMPACTS...The strong winds may down trees and power lines.
Loose outdoor objects should be secured. Motorists should use
extra caution when driving across the higher elevations,
especially if in 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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