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Wind Advisory, Freeze Warning
Issued: 5:34 AM EST Dec. 12, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect from 7 PM this evening to 10 am EST

... Freeze warning remains in effect from 3 am to 9 am EST

The National Weather Service in Newport/Morehead City has issued
a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 7 PM this evening to
10 am EST Wednesday.

* Temperatures... around 32 degrees.

* Winds... northwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Timing... strongest winds to occur from this evening through
early Wednesday morning. Freezing temperatures to occur late
tonight and early Wednesday.

* Impacts... strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power
lines. Scattered power outages are expected. Frost and freeze
conditions may damage sensitive vegetation. Take steps now to
protect tender plants from the cold.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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 sustained winds of 31 to 39 mph or
gusts in excess of 45 mph are expected. Winds this strong can
make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use
extra caution.

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