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Watches & Warnings

Freeze Warning, High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory
Issued: 4:11 AM EDT Oct. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning in effect from 8 PM this evening to noon EDT
Sunday above 3500 feet...
... Wind Advisory in effect from 8 PM this evening to noon EDT
Sunday below 3500 feet...
... Freeze warning in effect from midnight tonight to 10 am EDT
Sunday...

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued
a High Wind Warning above 3500 feet, which is in effect from 8 PM
this evening to noon EDT Sunday. A freeze warning has also been
issued. This freeze warning is in effect from midnight tonight to
10 am EDT Sunday. In addition, a Wind Advisory below 3500 feet
has been issued. This Wind Advisory below 3500 feet is in effect
from 8 PM this evening to noon EDT Sunday. The freeze watch is no
longer in effect.

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

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

* Timing... tonight through early Sunday.

* Winds... northwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

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

* Impacts... damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines.
Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be
difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Freezing
temperatures could kill sensitive vegetation and damage
unprotected outdoor plumbing. Damaging winds will blow down
trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are expected.
Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile
vehicles. 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.