Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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Area Forecast Discussion...UPDATED
National Weather Service Morristown TN
1015 AM EST Tue Feb 28 2017

.DISCUSSION...Increasing isentropic lift across the area this
afternoon will help spread an area of convection over the western
Tennessee Valley into the region. Elevated instability will
produce scattered thunderstorms with this area.

Due to increased cloud cover and rain chances, will lower highs a
category most locations.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
Chattanooga Airport, TN             67  61  74  41 /  70  50  80  40
Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport, TN  65  60  74  39 /  80  40  90  50
Oak Ridge, TN                       64  59  75  39 /  80  40  90  30
Tri Cities Airport, TN              64  54  73  38 /  80  40  90  60

&&

.MRX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NC...Wind Advisory from 7 AM Wednesday to midnight EST Wednesday
     night for Cherokee-Clay.

TN...Wind Advisory from midnight tonight to 7 AM EST Thursday for
     Blount Smoky Mountains-Cocke Smoky Mountains-Sevier Smoky
     Mountains.

     Wind Advisory from 7 AM EST /6 AM CST/ Wednesday to midnight EST
     /11 PM CST/ Wednesday night for Anderson-Bledsoe-Bradley-
     Campbell-Claiborne-East Polk-Grainger-Hamblen-Hamilton-
     Hancock-Hawkins-Jefferson-Knox-Loudon-Marion-McMinn-Meigs-
     Morgan-NW Blount-North Sevier-Northwest Carter-Northwest
     Cocke-Northwest Greene-Northwest Monroe-Rhea-Roane-Scott TN-
     Sequatchie-Southeast Monroe-Sullivan-Union-Washington TN-
     West Polk.

     Wind Advisory from 7 AM Wednesday to 7 AM EST Thursday for
     Johnson-Southeast Carter-Southeast Greene-Unicoi.

VA...Wind Advisory from 7 AM Wednesday to midnight EST Wednesday
     night for Lee-Russell-Scott-Washington-Wise.

&&

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