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Monday, January 23, 2017

Daily Weather Briefing for Tuesday, January 24, 2017


There will be no expanded weather today due to illness.


OVERVIEW

A strong upper level low will move northeast of the region before warm high pressure builds into the region through late Wednesday. A cold front will push east of forecast area Thursday... with below normal temperatures returning Friday through the weekend.

THREE DAY OUTLOOK

Tuesday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Winds out of the northwest 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday Night

Mostly clear, with lows near the upper 30s. Light winds out of the northwest.

Wednesday

A 20 percent chance of showers after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Light west southwest wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

Wednesday Night

A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.

Thursday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.

Thursday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.



HAZARDS

Winds are expected to begin increasing this morning and could pose a problem in the way of downed trees and limbs causing scattered power outages and potentially falling in roadways and becoming a traffic hazard.

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for high winds that will be associated with a strong low pressure system that will be passing through the area
today.

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1015 PM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...STRONG WINDS EXPECTED ACROSS THE NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

eak northwesterly wind gusts will occur during the early morning hours today before diminishing around noon.

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON EST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY... WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON EST TUESDAY.

* LOCATIONS...THE MOUNTAINS OF WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA.

* HAZARDS...VERY WINDY CONDITIONS.

* TIMING...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON TODAY... MAXIMIZING OVERNIGHT TONIGHT BEFORE WEAKENING INTO LATE MORNING TUESDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS MAY BLOW DOWN LIMBS... TREES... AND POWER LINES. SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES ARE EXPECTED. LIMITED VISIBILITIES WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY DIFFICULT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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MARDI GRAS DINNER TO BENEFIT REACH OF MACON COUNTY

A Mardi Gras Dinner to benefit REACH of Macon COunty will be held at Root + Barrel Kitchen on Main Street on Tuesday, February 28th at 6:30 pm.
Reserved tickets are $75 and open seating is $60.

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Published at 10:56 pm on Jan 23, 2017

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