Statement as of 4:11 AM EDT on October 20, 2018
Expires 12:00 PM EDT on October 21, 2018
... Wind Advisory in effect from 8 PM this evening to noon EDT
... Freeze warning in effect from midnight tonight to 10 am EDT
The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued
a freeze warning, which is in effect from midnight tonight to
10 am EDT Sunday. A Wind Advisory has also been issued. This Wind
Advisory 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The freeze watch is no longer in effect.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 temperature.
* Timing... tonight through early Sunday.
* Winds... northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.
* Temperatures... lows in the lower 30s.
* Impacts... freezing temperatures could kill sensitive
vegetation and damage unprotected outdoor plumbing. Gusty
winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be
blown down and a few power outages may result. Freezing
temperatures could kill sensitive vegetation and damage
unprotected outdoor plumbing.
A freeze warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or
highly likely. These conditions will kill crops and other
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.