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Monday, May 1, 2017

Scattered power outages reported. Wind advisory in effect until 7 PM

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for Cumberland Co and
parts of Tennessee.  Cumberland COunty's advisory is in effect between 10 AM
7 PM.  

As of 7 AM, Volunteer Energy was reporting some 5100 customers without power.

Link to Vol Energy Outage Map

TIMING...From 10 AM CDT to 7 PM CDT Monday

* WINDS...Winds of 20 to 30 mph...with occasional gusts 40 to 45 mph.

* IMPACTS...Wind gusts could bring down tree limbs and shallow
  rooted trees, and could even cause a few power outages. Loose
  outdoor objects, like garbage cans and patio furniture will be
  blown over.

A Wind Advisory means that winds over 40 mph are expected. Winds
this strong may blow down a few trees or tree limbs and cause
isolated power outages. Driving may also become difficult...
especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

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