Wind Advisory issued March 07 at 9:13AM CST until March 07 at 9:00PM CST by NWS Knoxville
…STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS ACROSS SOME OF THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS AND FOOTHILLS TODAY INTO EARLY THIS EVENING… .Winds will continue to be strong from the south and southeast ahead of an approaching cold front today, and some of the higher elevations and foothills of the East Tennessee mountains will see winds of 15 to 30 mph with gusts as high as 50 mph at times. The winds will diminish by late evening as the front exits the area. …WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS EVENING… * EVENT…Southerly winds of 15 to 30 mph with gusts as high as 50 mph across some of the higher elevations and foothills. * TIMING…through early this evening. * IMPACTS…Tree limbs and weaker trees may be downed. Driving may become difficult in cross winds, especially for high profile vehicles.