Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
235 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...ARCTIC AIR WILL TURN RAIN INTO A WINTRY MIX LATE TONIGHT AND
THURSDAY...

.RAIN ASSOCIATED WITH A COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE OVER THE AREA
THROUGH TONIGHT. ARCTIC AIR WILL MOVE IN BEHIND THE FRONT WHILE
THE PRECIPITATION IS ONGOING...PLUNGING SURFACE TEMPERATURES TO
BELOW FREEZING ESPECIALLY OVER THE CUMBERLAND PLATEAU AND SOUTHWEST
VIRGINIA OVERNIGHT. THE PUSH OF THE ARCTIC AIR WILL CONTINUE EASTWARD
THROUGH THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS THURSDAY MORNING. THE RAIN WILL
CHANGE TO A WINTRY MIX OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET. THESE CONDITIONS
WILL PERSIST FOR A FEW HOURS BEFORE CHANGING OVER TO ALL SNOW.

TNZ067-081>083-098-050345-
/O.UPG.KMRX.WS.A.0004.150305T0600Z-150305T2100Z/
/O.EXB.KMRX.WS.W.0006.150305T0900Z-150305T2100Z/
ROANE-SEQUATCHIE-BLEDSOE-RHEA-MARION-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KINGSTON...DUNLAP...PIKEVILLE...
DAYTON...JASPER
235 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST /3 AM CST/ TO
4 PM EST /3 PM CST/ THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MORRISTOWN HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR A WINTRY MIX...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST
/3 AM CST/ TO 4 PM EST /3 PM CST/ THURSDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH
IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* EVENT...WINTRY MIX OF FREEZING RAIN CHANGING TO SLEET AND SNOW.

* TIMING...BEGINNING AROUND MIDNIGHT WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND
  CONTINUING UNTIL 4 PM EST THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...FREEZING RAIN ACCUMULATIONS NEAQR A QUARTER OF AN INCH
  ARE POSSIBLE. SLEET AND SNOW WITH ACCUMULATIONS GENERALLY AN INCH
  OR LESS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW...SLEET...AND/OR FREEZING RAIN ARE EXPECTED...CAUSING
HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS. TRAVEL IS DISCOURAGED.  IF TRAVEL IS
UNAVOIDABLE...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.
&&

$$

TNZ012>015-035-VAZ001-002-005-006-008-050345-
/O.CON.KMRX.WS.W.0006.150305T0600Z-150305T2100Z/
SCOTT TN-CAMPBELL-CLAIBORNE-HANCOCK-MORGAN-LEE-WISE-SCOTT-RUSSELL-
WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ONEIDA...LA FOLLETTE...TAZEWELL...
SNEEDVILLE...WARTBURG...JONESVILLE...WISE...NORTON...GATE CITY...
LEBANON...ABINGDON
235 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 4 PM EST
THURSDAY...

* EVENT...WINTRY MIX OF FREEZING RAIN CHANGING TO SLEET AND SNOW
  WITH UP TO A QUARTER INCH OF ICE ACCUMULATION AND 2 TO 4 INCHES
  OF SNOW.

* TIMING...BEGINNING AROUND MIDNIGHT WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND
  CONTINUING UNTIL 4 PM EST THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ROAD CONDITIONS WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS. WHEN
  TRAVELING...SLOW DOWN AND DRIVE WITH CAUTION. GIVE YOURSELF
  EXTRA ROOM BETWEEN YOU AND THE VEHICLE AHEAD OF YOU. THE ICE
  ACCUMULATIONS MAY DOWN TREES AND POWER LINES WITH LOCALIZED
  POWER OUTAGES POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW...SLEET...
AND/OR FREEZING RAIN ARE EXPECTED...CAUSING HAZARDOUS DRIVING
CONDITIONS. TRAVEL IS DISCOURAGED.  IF TRAVEL IS UNAVOIDABLE...
KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN
CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

TNZ016>018-036>039-042>047-068>070-084-099-050345-
/O.UPG.KMRX.WS.A.0004.150305T0600Z-150305T2100Z/
/O.NEW.KMRX.WW.Y.0013.150305T0900Z-150305T2100Z/
HAWKINS-SULLIVAN-JOHNSON-ANDERSON-UNION-GRAINGER-HAMBLEN-
NORTHWEST GREENE-SOUTHEAST GREENE-WASHINGTON TN-UNICOI-
NORTHWEST CARTER-SOUTHEAST CARTER-LOUDON-KNOX-JEFFERSON-MEIGS-
HAMILTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROGERSVILLE...KINGSPORT...BRISTOL...
MOUNTAIN CITY...CLINTON...OAK RIDGE...MAYNARDVILLE...RUTLEDGE...
MORRISTOWN...GREENEVILLE...CEDAR CREEK...JOHNSON CITY...ERWIN...
ELIZABETHTON...ROAN MOUNTAIN...LENOIR CITY...KNOXVILLE...
DANDRIDGE...DECATUR...CHATTANOOGA
235 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 4 PM EST
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MORRISTOWN HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR A WINTRY MIX...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM
TO 4 PM EST THURSDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN
EFFECT.

* EVENT...WINTRY MIX OF FREEZING RAIN CHANGING TO SLEET AND SNOW.

* TIMING...BEGINNING AROUND MIDNIGHT WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND
  CONTINUING UNTIL 4 PM EST THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...FREEZING RAIN ACCUMULATIONS NEAR A TENTH OF AN INCH. SLEET
  AND SNOW WITH ACCUMULATIONS GENERALLY 2 INCHES OR LESS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF
SNOW...SLEET...AND/OR FREEZING RAIN ARE EXPECTED OR
OCCURRING...BUT ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE LIGHT.  DRIVING
AND WALKING MAY BE DIFFICULT ON UNTREATED ROADWAYS AND SIDEWALKS.
BE PREPARED FOR SNOW AND ICE COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED
VISIBILITIES. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...SLOW DOWN AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME
TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

&&

$$

TNZ040-041-071>074-085-086-100-101-050345-
/O.NEW.KMRX.WW.Y.0013.150305T0900Z-150305T2100Z/
NORTHWEST COCKE-COCKE SMOKY MOUNTAINS-NW BLOUNT-
BLOUNT SMOKY MOUNTAINS-NORTH SEVIER-SEVIER SMOKY MOUNTAINS-MCMINN-
NORTHWEST MONROE-BRADLEY-WEST POLK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWPORT...COSBY...MARYVILLE...
CADES COVE...SEVIERVILLE...GATLINBURG...ATHENS...MADISONVILLE...
CLEVELAND...BENTON
235 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 4 PM EST
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MORRISTOWN HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR A WINTRY MIX...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM
TO 4 PM EST THURSDAY.

* EVENT...WINTRY MIX OF FREEZING RAIN CHANGING TO SLEET AND SNOW.

* TIMING...BEGINNING AROUND MIDNIGHT WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND
  CONTINUING UNTIL 4 PM EST THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...FREEZING RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF LESS THAN QUARTER OF AN
  INCH. SLEET AND SNOW WITH ACCUMULATIONS GENERALLY 1 INCH OR LESS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF
SNOW...SLEET...AND/OR FREEZING RAIN ARE EXPECTED OR
OCCURRING...BUT ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE LIGHT.  DRIVING
AND WALKING MAY BE DIFFICULT ON UNTREATED ROADWAYS AND SIDEWALKS.
BE PREPARED FOR SNOW AND ICE COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED
VISIBILITIES. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...SLOW DOWN AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME
TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.


&&

$$


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