Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Morristown TN
704 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

... Dangerous Wind Chills across the Higher Elevations Tonight...

.Much colder air will continue to push into the southern
Appalachians through early Wednesday morning. Scattered snow
showers will diminish this evening with only a few flurries
anticipated in the higher elevations.

The brisk wind and cold temperatures tonight will produce
dangerously cold wind chill readings across the mountains. Wind
chills tonight into early Wednesday morning will drop to 5 to
10 degrees below zero across the higher elevation areas.

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Johnson-Cocke Smoky Mountains-Southeast Greene-Unicoi-
Southeast Carter-Blount Smoky Mountains-Sevier Smoky Mountains-
Including the cities of Mountain City, Cosby, Cedar Creek, Erwin,
Roan Mountain, Cades Cove, and Gatlinburg
704 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING
TO 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED...

* WHAT...Very cold wind chills expected. The cold wind chills
  will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed
  skin. Expect wind chills to range from 15 above zero to 5
  below zero.

* WHERE...Higher elevations of the Southern Appalachian Mountains.

* WHEN...From 10 PM this evening to 7 AM EST Wednesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The cold wind chills will cause frostbite
  in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin..

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.

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