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High Wind Watch

Statement as of 1:03 PM EST on November 22, 2014

Expires 7:00 AM EST on November 24, 2014


... High wind watch remains in effect from Sunday afternoon
through Monday morning...

* event... sustained southeast winds of 25 to 40 mph with gusts
to 60 mph and higher are expected over the foothills of the
eastern Tennessee mountains and including the eastern
Tennessee mountains... the southwest North Carolina mountains
and parts of the southwest Virginia Mountains and adjacent
foothills. The winds will shift to the south and then
southwest later Sunday night into Monday morning.

* Timing... high winds are expected between 1 PM Sunday and 7 am
Monday morning.

* Impacts... winds of these magnitudes may cause damage due to
falling trees and power outages. Motorists should use caution
when driving in the mountains... especially high profile
vehicles.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high wind watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph and/or gusts
of 58 mph or stronger may occur. Winds of these magnitudes may
cause property damage and power outages.




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