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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Morristown TN
352 AM EDT Thu Mar 16 2017

...BITTERLY COLD WIND CHILL VALUES EXPECTED ALONG THE EAST
TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS THROUGH LATE THIS MORNING...

.The combination of breezy northwest winds and subfreezing air
will yield bitterly cold wind chill values along the high terrain
of the east Tennessee mountains. Areas along the peaks of the
mountains, mainly above 3000 feet, will see wind chill values as
low as -5 to -15 degrees this morning.

TNZ018-041-043-045-047-072-074-087-161500-
/O.CON.KMRX.WC.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-170316T1500Z/
Johnson-Cocke Smoky Mountains-Southeast Greene-Unicoi-
Southeast Carter-Blount Smoky Mountains-Sevier Smoky Mountains-
Southeast Monroe-
Including the cities of Mountain City, Cosby, Cedar Creek, Erwin,
Roan Mountain, Cades Cove, Gatlinburg, and Coker Creek
352 AM EDT Thu Mar 16 2017

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS
MORNING...

* WIND CHILL VALUES...Readings as low as 5 to 15 degrees below
  zero.

* OTHER IMPACTS...Direct exposure of skin to the cold and wind may
  lead to frostbite and hypothermia.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Chill Advisory means that very cold air and strong winds
will combine to generate low wind chills. These conditions can
result in frost bite...and can lead to hypothermia or even death
if precautions are not taken.  Those venturing outdoors should
dress warmly...making sure all exposed skin is covered.

&&

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