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

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FXUS64 KMRX 101153 AAA
AFDMRX

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
653 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

.DISCUSSION...QUICK UPDATE EARLY THIS MORNING TO EXTEND WSW FOR THE
SOUTHERN PLATEAU UNTIL 15Z (10 AM ET). INTERESTING BAND OF SNOW
SHOWERS FROM MIDDLE TENNESSEE INTO THE SOUTHERN PLATEAU. SURFACE
OBSERVATIONS SHOW MOISTURE CONVERGENCE ALONG THIS LINE. LATEST NAM
ALSO SHOWS BEST LOW-LEVEL INSTABILITY ACROSS THESE AREAS. SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS UP TO 1 INCH POSSIBLE WITH HEAVIEST BANDS REDUCING
VISIBILITY TO LESS THAN 1 MILE.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
CHATTANOOGA AIRPORT, TN             33  26  45  27 /  10   0   0   0
KNOXVILLE MCGHEE TYSON AIRPORT, TN  28  22  38  24 /  30  10   0   0
OAK RIDGE, TN                       29  21  39  23 /  30  10   0   0
TRI CITIES AIRPORT, TN              24  15  31  18 /  40  10   0   0

&&

.MRX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NC...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING FOR CHEROKEE-
     CLAY.

TN...WINTER STORM WARNING UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING FOR BLOUNT
     SMOKY MOUNTAINS-COCKE SMOKY MOUNTAINS-JOHNSON-SEVIER SMOKY
     MOUNTAINS-SOUTHEAST CARTER-SOUTHEAST GREENE-SOUTHEAST
     MONROE-UNICOI.

     WIND CHILL ADVISORY UNTIL NOON EST THURSDAY FOR BLOUNT SMOKY
     MOUNTAINS-COCKE SMOKY MOUNTAINS-JOHNSON-SEVIER SMOKY
     MOUNTAINS-SOUTHEAST CARTER-SOUTHEAST GREENE-SOUTHEAST
     MONROE-UNICOI.

     WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING FOR
     ANDERSON-GRAINGER-HAMBLEN-JEFFERSON-KNOX-LOUDON-NW BLOUNT-
     NORTH SEVIER-NORTHWEST COCKE-ROANE-UNION.

     WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY UNTIL 7 AM EST THIS MORNING FOR BRADLEY-
     HAMILTON-MCMINN-MEIGS-NORTHWEST MONROE-WEST POLK.

     WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING FOR CAMPBELL-
     CLAIBORNE-EAST POLK-HANCOCK-HAWKINS-MORGAN-NORTHWEST CARTER-
     NORTHWEST GREENE-SCOTT TN-SULLIVAN-WASHINGTON TN.

     WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY UNTIL 10 AM EST /9 AM CST/ THIS MORNING
     FOR BLEDSOE-MARION-RHEA-SEQUATCHIE.

VA...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING FOR LEE-
     RUSSELL-SCOTT-WASHINGTON-WISE.

&&

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