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High Wind Warning
Issued: 2:21 PM EDT Mar. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning in effect until 6 am EDT Saturday...

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued
a High Wind Warning, which is in effect until 6 am EDT Saturday.
The Wind Advisory is no longer in effect.

* Locations... the northern mountains of North Carolina.

* Hazards... strong winds.

* Timing... gusty winds will peak during the afternoon hours,
before gradually weakening overnight tonight.

* Winds... northwest 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* Impacts... damaging winds could blow down trees and power
lines. Widespread power outages are possible. Travel could 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 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.