Knoxville Weather Alerts

High Wind Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Monroe
  • Blount
  • Sevier
  • Cocke
  • Greene

Cocke Smoky Mountains-Southeast Greene-Blount Smoky Mountains-
Sevier Smoky Mountains-Southeast Monroe-
Including the cities of Cosby, Cedar Creek, Cades Cove,
Gatlinburg, and Coker Creek
1009 PM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EDT MONDAY...

* EVENT...Southerly winds increase to 25 to 40 mph with gusts to
around 65 mph possible, mainly across the higher elevations
and adjacent foothills.

* TIMING...This evening through early Monday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Tree and powerlines may be downed. Driving may be
difficult in cross winds 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 and/or
gusts of 58 mph or stronger can be expected at times. Winds of
these magnitudes can cause property damage and power outages.
Motorists should use caution...especially those in high profile
vehicles.

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