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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
409 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...WINTER STORM TO IMPACT THE REGION THIS MORNING THROUGH THE
MIDDLE PART OF THE WEEK...

.A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION FROM THE NORTHWEST
TODAY...AND BRING WITH IT MUCH COLDER TEMPERATURES AND SNOW.
LIGHT SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED EARLY THIS MORNING... BEFORE
TRANSITIONING TO RAIN FOR THE REST OF THE DAYLIGHT HOURS IN THE
VALLEY AS TEMPERATURES WARM. HOWEVER...SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE OVER
THE EAST TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS THROUGHOUT THE AFTERNOON DUE TO THE
SUBFREEZING AIR IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS. SNOW SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED
TO CONTINUE OVER THE ENTIRE REGION ONCE TEMPERATURES DROP BELOW
FREEZING TONIGHT. LIGHT SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE OVER THE
VALLEY TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY. HOWEVER...MODERATE
TO HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE OFF AND ON ACROSS THE EAST
TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS THROUGH WEDNESDAY...WITH AMOUNTS OF 6 TO 12
INCHES POSSIBLE ALONG THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS.

TNZ018-041-043-045-047-072-074-087-081715-
/O.UPG.KMRX.WW.Y.0005.160208T1200Z-160210T0000Z/
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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...COKER CREEK
409 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM
EST WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MORRISTOWN HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS
MORNING TO 7 PM EST WEDNESDAY. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* EVENT...A STRONG UPPER-LEVEL STORM SYSTEM WILL SWEEP INTO THE
  REGION TODAY...BRINGING SEVERAL PERIODS OF SNOW TO THE EAST
  TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS OVER THE NEXT 2 TO 3 DAYS. SNOWFALL TOTALS
  WILL BE VERY ELEVATION DEPENDENT...WITH THE LOWER ELEVATIONS
  BELOW 4000 FEET RECEIVING 3 TO 6 INCHES...AND THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS
  ABOVE 4000 FEET 6 TO 12 INCHES....WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW THIS MORNING WILL BECOME MODERATE TO HEAVY AT
  TIMES THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. ADDITIONAL PERIODS OF MODERATE
  TO HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY AS THE STORM
  SYSTEM SLOWLY PULLS AWAY FROM THE AREA.

* IMPACTS...THE SNOW WILL CAUSE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS...
  ESPECIALLY ON SECONDARY ROADS. TRAVEL IS STRONGLY
  DISCOURAGED...BY THIS AFTERNOON IN THE HIGH MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN. UNLESS
  IT IS ABSOLUTELY NECESSARY!

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. IN ADDITION...SNOWFALL
INTENSITIES WILL BE HEAVY ENOUGH TO SUBSTANTIALLY REDUCE
VISIBILITIES AT TIMES. TRAVEL IS DISCOURAGED. IF TRAVEL IS
UNAVOIDABLE...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

TNZ084-085-099>101-081715-
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MEIGS-MCMINN-HAMILTON-BRADLEY-WEST POLK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DECATUR...ATHENS...CHATTANOOGA...
CLEVELAND...BENTON
409 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
7 PM EST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MORRISTOWN HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR LIGHT SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM
THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM EST TUESDAY.

* EVENT...A COLD FRONT WILL BRING SUBFREEZING AIR INTO THE REGION
  LATE THIS AFTERNOON...CHANGING RAIN OVER TO ALL SNOW AFTER SUNSET
  TONIGHT. LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS WILL PERSIST OVERNIGHT AND INTO THE
  DAY ON TUESDAY...WITH UP TO 1 INCH OF ACCUMULATION POSSIBLE BY
  TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT INTO
  TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...THE SNOW COULD CAUSE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS...
  ESPECIALLY ON SECONDARY ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW 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 COVERED ROADS AND
LIMITED VISIBILITIES. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...SLOW DOWN AND ALLOW
EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

&&

$$

TNZ036-067>071-073-081>083-086-098-081715-
/O.EXB.KMRX.WW.Y.0005.160208T2200Z-160210T1200Z/
ANDERSON-ROANE-LOUDON-KNOX-JEFFERSON-NW BLOUNT-NORTH SEVIER-
SEQUATCHIE-BLEDSOE-RHEA-NORTHWEST MONROE-MARION-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLINTON...OAK RIDGE...KINGSTON...
LENOIR CITY...KNOXVILLE...DANDRIDGE...MARYVILLE...SEVIERVILLE...
DUNLAP...PIKEVILLE...DAYTON...MADISONVILLE...JASPER
409 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016 /309 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016/

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EST /4 PM CST/
THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 AM EST /6 AM CST/ WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MORRISTOWN HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR LIGHT SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EST
/4 PM CST/ THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 AM EST /6 AM CST/ WEDNESDAY.

* EVENT...A COLD FRONT WILL BRING SUBFREEZING AIR INTO THE REGION
  LATE THIS AFTERNOON...CHANGING RAIN OVER TO ALL SNOW AFTER SUNSET
  TONIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS WILL PERSIST OVERNIGHT AND INTO THE DAY ON
  TUESDAY...BEFORE TAPERING OFF TUESDAY NIGHT. GENERALLY...1 TO 2
  INCHES OF ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED...WITH ELEVATED AREAS ALONG
  THE CUMBERLAND PLATEAU RECEIVING UP TO 3 INCHES.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT
  THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...THE SNOW COULD CAUSE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS...
  ESPECIALLY ON SECONDARY ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW 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 COVERED ROADS AND
LIMITED VISIBILITIES. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...SLOW DOWN AND ALLOW
EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

&&

$$

TNZ017-046-VAZ001-002-005-006-008-081715-
/O.EXT.KMRX.WW.Y.0005.160208T1200Z-160211T0000Z/
SULLIVAN-NORTHWEST CARTER-LEE-WISE-SCOTT-RUSSELL-WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KINGSPORT...BRISTOL...ELIZABETHTON...
JONESVILLE...WISE...NORTON...GATE CITY...LEBANON...ABINGDON
409 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING
TO 7 PM EST WEDNESDAY...

* EVENT...A COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE THROUGH THE AREA AND
  BRING WITH IT COLDER TEMPERATURES AND CHANCES FOR SNOW. LIGHT
  SNOW COULD OCCUR EARLY THIS MORNING...BEFORE TEMPERATURES WARM UP
  DURING THE DAY SWITCHING PRECIPITATION OVER TO RAIN. COLD AIR
  THEN RETURNS TONIGHT AND REMAINS OVER THE AREA. ANY PRECIPITATION
  THAT FALLS TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY WILL BE SNOW. DURING THE
  EVENT PLACES COULD SEE 2 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOWFALL OVER THAT PERIOD
  OF TIME...WITH A FEW LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE ALONG THE
  HIGH TERRAIN.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOWFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE EARLY THIS
  MORNING...THEN MORE SNOW IS EXPECTED TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...THE SNOW COULD CAUSE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS...
  ESPECIALLY ON SECONDARY ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW 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 COVERED ROADS AND
LIMITED VISIBILITIES. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...SLOW DOWN AND ALLOW
EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

&&

$$

TNZ012>016-035-042-044-081715-
/O.EXT.KMRX.WW.Y.0005.160208T1200Z-160211T0000Z/
SCOTT TN-CAMPBELL-CLAIBORNE-HANCOCK-HAWKINS-MORGAN-
NORTHWEST GREENE-WASHINGTON TN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ONEIDA...LA FOLLETTE...TAZEWELL...
SNEEDVILLE...ROGERSVILLE...WARTBURG...GREENEVILLE...JOHNSON CITY
409 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING
TO 7 PM EST WEDNESDAY...

* EVENT...A COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE THROUGH THE AREA AND
  BRING WITH IT COLDER TEMPERATURES AND CHANCES FOR SNOW. LIGHT
  SNOW COULD OCCUR EARLY THIS MORNING...BEFORE TEMPERATURES WARM UP
  DURING THE DAY SWITCHING PRECIPITATION OVER TO RAIN. COLD AIR
  THEN RETURNS TONIGHT AND REMAINS OVER THE AREA. ANY PRECIPITATION
  THAT FALLS TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY WILL BE SNOW. DURING THE
  EVENT PLACES COULD SEE 2 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOWFALL OVER THAT PERIOD
  OF TIME...WITH A FEW LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE ALONG THE
  HIGH TERRAIN.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOWFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE EARLY THIS
  MORNING...THEN MORE SNOW IS EXPECTED TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...THE SNOW COULD CAUSE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS...
  ESPECIALLY ON SECONDARY ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW 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 COVERED ROADS AND
LIMITED VISIBILITIES. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...SLOW DOWN AND ALLOW
EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

&&

$$

NCZ060-061-TNZ102-081715-
/O.EXT.KMRX.WW.Y.0005.160208T1200Z-160211T0000Z/
CHEROKEE-CLAY-EAST POLK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MURPHY...HAYESVILLE...DUCKTOWN
409 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING
TO 7 PM EST WEDNESDAY...

* EVENT...A COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE THROUGH THE AREA AND
  BRING WITH IT COLDER TEMPERATURES AND CHANCES FOR SNOW. LIGHT
  SNOW COULD OCCUR EARLY THIS MORNING...BEFORE TEMPERATURES WARM UP
  DURING THE DAY SWITCHING PRECIPITATION OVER TO RAIN. COLD AIR
  THEN RETURNS TONIGHT AND REMAINS OVER THE AREA. ANY PRECIPITATION
  THAT FALLS TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY WILL BE SNOW. DURING THE
  EVENT PLACES COULD SEE 2 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOWFALL OVER THAT PERIOD
  OF TIME...WITH A FEW LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE ALONG THE
  HIGH TERRAIN.

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE EARLY MONDAY MORNING...THEN
  MORE SNOW WILL OCCUR MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...THE SNOW COULD CAUSE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS...
  ESPECIALLY ON SECONDARY ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW 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 COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED
VISIBILITIES. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...SLOW DOWN AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME
TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

&&

$$

TNZ037>040-081715-
/O.EXT.KMRX.WW.Y.0005.160208T2200Z-160210T1200Z/
UNION-GRAINGER-HAMBLEN-NORTHWEST COCKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MAYNARDVILLE...RUTLEDGE...MORRISTOWN...
NEWPORT
409 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON
TO 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

* EVENT...A COLD FRONT WILL BRING SUBFREEZING AIR INTO THE REGION
  LATE THIS AFTERNOON...CHANGING RAIN OVER TO ALL SNOW AFTER SUNSET
  TONIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS WILL PERSIST OVERNIGHT AND INTO THE DAY ON
  TUESDAY...BEFORE TAPERING OFF ON WEDNESDAY. GENERALLY...1 TO
  3INCHES OF ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED OVER THAT PERIOD OF TIME.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT
  THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...THE SNOW COULD CAUSE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS...
  ESPECIALLY ON SECONDARY ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW 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 COVERED ROADS AND
LIMITED VISIBILITIES. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...SLOW DOWN AND ALLOW
EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

&&

$$


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