Weather Warnings for North Carolina

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for North Carolina Issued by the National Weather Service
Alerts Updated: March 22, 2019, 2:21 pm  UTC


High Wind Warning issued March 22 at 2:21PM EDT until March 23 at 6:00AM EDT by NWS

Summary: ...WINDY CONDITIONS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING ACROSS THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OF NORTH CAROLINA... .Gusty northwest winds are expected to peak across the mountains later this afternoon behind the passage of a dry cold front. Winds will gradually weaken overnight tonight. ...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT SATURDAY...
Severity:  Severe    Effective:  March 22, 2019, 2:21 pm      Expires:  March 23, 2019, 6:00 am
Area:  Avery; Burke Mountains; Caldwell Mountains; McDowell Mountains; Mitchell; Yancey


Wind Advisory issued March 22 at 2:21PM EDT until March 23 at 6:00AM EDT by NWS

Summary: ...WINDY CONDITIONS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING ACROSS THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OF NORTH CAROLINA... .Gusty northwest winds are expected to peak across the mountains later this afternoon behind the passage of a dry cold front. Winds will gradually weaken overnight tonight. ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT SATURDAY...
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  March 22, 2019, 2:21 pm      Expires:  March 23, 2019, 6:00 am
Area:  Buncombe; Haywood; Madison


High Wind Warning issued March 22 at 2:09PM EDT until March 23 at 6:00AM EDT by NWS

Summary: ...Strong wind gusts expected this afternoon into tonight... .A cold front will drop south across the area, while low pressure deepens over New England. A tight pressure gradient will bring stronger winds to the area this afternoon into tonight. ...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT SATURDAY... The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a High Wind
Severity:  Severe    Effective:  March 22, 2019, 2:09 pm      Expires:  March 23, 2019, 6:00 am
Area:  Alleghany; Ashe; Watauga


Wind Advisory issued March 22 at 2:09PM EDT until March 23 at 6:00AM EDT by NWS

Summary: ...Strong wind gusts expected this afternoon into tonight... .A cold front will drop south across the area, while low pressure deepens over New England. A tight pressure gradient will bring stronger winds to the area this afternoon into tonight. ...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT SATURDAY... * Winds...Northwest 15 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  March 22, 2019, 2:09 pm      Expires:  March 23, 2019, 6:00 am
Area:  Surry; Wilkes


Special Weather Statement issued March 22 at 12:27PM EDT by NWS

Summary: ...INCREASED FIRE DANGER UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING... Relative humidity values will fall to the mid to upper 20s percent this afternoon, and west winds will gust to around 25 mph. This combination along with low fuel moisture values will result in an enhanced fire danger this afternoon and evening. Please refer to your local burn permitting authorities on whether
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  March 22, 2019, 2:21 pm      Expires:  March 22, 2019, 8:00 pm
Area:  Alexander; Buncombe; Burke Mountains; Cabarrus; Caldwell Mountains; Catawba; Cleveland; Davie; Eastern McDowell; Eastern Polk; Gaston; Graham; Greater Burke; Greater Caldwell; Greater Rutherford; Haywood; Henderson; Iredell; Lincoln; Macon; McDowell Mountains; Mecklenburg; Northern Jackson; Polk Mountains; Rowan; Rutherford Mountains; Southern Jackson; Swain; Transylvania; Union


Special Weather Statement issued March 22 at 11:37AM EDT by NWS

Summary: ...Special Weather Statement For Increased Fire Danger... Strong winds, coupled with low humidity, will pose an increased risk of brush fires this afternoon and evening. The driest conditions are expected along and just east of the Blue Ridge Parkway from Roanoke Virginia, into portions of western North Carolina.
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  March 22, 2019, 2:09 pm      Expires:  March 22, 2019, 7:45 pm
Area:  Alleghany; Stokes; Surry; Wilkes; Yadkin