Hazard Outlook ... A disturbance pushing into the region will lead to scattered shower and thunderstorm activity through Friday. A ridge building aloft will support generally quiet weather this weekend into early next week.

Weather Alerts for Pickens Mountains

Issued by the National Weather Service

Wind Advisory  WIND ADVISORY   Wind Advisory
PICKENS MOUNTAINS

Areas Affected:
Greenville Mountains - Oconee Mountains - Pickens Mountains
Effective: Fri, 4/26 11:00am Updated: Thu, 4/25 5:55pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 4/26 8:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS EXPECTED ACROSS THE NORTH CAROLINA AND
SOUTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS AS WELL AS PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST GEORGIA
LATE FRIDAY MORNING INTO FRIDAY EVENING...
.As a cold front pushes through the area from west to east
beginning Friday morning, expect a tightening pressure gradient
behind this feature to allow for gusty northwesterly across the
North Carolina and South carolinas mountains, as well as portions
of northeast Georgia late Friday morning through Friday evening.
Gusts are expected to subside and fall below criteria into Friday
night as the pressure gradient relaxes.
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM EDT FRIDAY...
The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued
a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 11 AM to 8 PM EDT
Friday.
* LOCATIONS...North Carolina mountains, South Carolinas mountains,
and portions of northeast Georgia.
* HAZARDS...Gusty northwest winds.
* TIMING...Late Friday morning through Friday evening, peaking
Friday afternoon.
* WINDS...Northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.
* IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects.
Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may
result.

Information:
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.