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Freeze Warning, High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory
Issued: 4:14 AM EDT Oct. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Freeze warning remains in effect until 10 am EDT this
... High Wind Warning remains in effect until noon EDT today above
3500 feet...
... Wind Advisory remains in effect until noon EDT today below
3500 feet...

* locations... the mountains of North Carolina, including the
high elevations of the northern foothills.

* Hazards... very windy conditions and freezing temperatures.

* Timing... gusty winds through this morning. Freezing temperatures
through this morning and again tonight into early Monday.

* Winds... northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.

* Temperatures... lows in the upper 20s.

* Impacts... strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power
lines. Scattered power outages are expected. Freezing
temperatures could kill sensitive vegetation and damage
unprotected outdoor plumbing.

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 or gusts
of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

Please report damaging winds by calling the National Weather
Service toll free at... 1... 800... 2 6 7... 8 1 0 1. Leave a message
with your observation and the specific location where it
occurred. You can also Post your report to National Weather
Service Greenville Spartanburg facebook or tweet your report
using hashtag nwsgsp.

A freeze warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or
highly likely. These conditions will kill crops and other
sensitive vegetation.

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.