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Clay County, NC
Sunday December 31st, 2017 :: 06:44 p.m. EST

Advisory

Clay Co. Emergency Services:Winter Weather Advisory. Extremely COLD temps/very cold wind chills expected! Caution to people and animals.

Clay County. Emergency Services:Winter Weather Advisory:  Extremely COLD temps/very cold wind chills expected. Caution to people and animals.
See message below from National Weather Service:

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Morristown TN
243 PM EST Sun Dec 31 2017

...Very Cold Wind Chills Expected Across the Higher Elevations of East Tennessee, Southwest Virginia, and Southwest North Carolina....An Arctic airmass will move into the region with very cold temperatures expected. The combination of the cold air and wind will result in dangerously cold wind chills between 5 above zero
to 10 below zero across the higher elevations of East Tennessee, southwest Virginia, nd southwest North Carolina tonight through Monday morning.

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087-098-102-VAZ001-002-005-006-008-010400-
/O.CON.KMRX.WC.Y.0004.180101T0500Z-180101T1700Z/
Cherokee-Clay-Scott TN-Campbell-Claiborne-Hancock-Johnson-Morgan-Anderson-Cocke Smoky Mountains-Southeast Greene-Unicoi-Northwest Carter-Southeast Carter-Blount Smoky Mountains-Sevier Smoky Mountains-Sequatchie-Bledsoe-Southeast Monroe-Marion-East Polk-Lee-Wise-Scott-Russell-Washington-Including the cities of Murphy, Hayesville, Oneida, La Follette,Tazewell, Sneedville, Mountain City, Wartburg, Clinton,Oak Ridge, Cosby, Cedar Creek, Erwin, Elizabethton,Roan Mountain, Cades Cove, Gatlinburg, Dunlap, Pikeville,Coker Creek, Jasper, Ducktown, Jonesville, Wise, Norton,Gate City, Lebanon, and Abingdon
243 PM EST Sun Dec 31 2017 /143 PM CST Sun Dec 31 2017/

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EST /11 PM
CST/ TONIGHT TO NOON EST /11 AM CST/ MONDAY...

* WHAT...Very cold wind chills expected. Expect wind chills to range from 5 above zero to 10 below zero at times.

* WHERE...Higher elevations of East Tennessee, Southwest
  Virginia and Southwest North Carolina.

* WHEN...From midnight EST /11 PM CST/ tonight to noon EST /11 AM CST/ Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The cold wind chills will cause frostbite n as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin. These conditions can lead to hypothermia, or even death, if precautions are not taken when exposed to the cold air. Those venturing outdoors should dress warmly...making sure all exposed skin is covered.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and gloves.

Address/Location
Clay County, NC
345 Courthouse Drive
Hayesville, NC 28904

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 828-389-8052

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