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

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FXUS64 KMRX 051545
AFDMRX

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
1045 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.DISCUSSION...FLOODING PROBLEMS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS SOUTHWEST
VIRGINIA AND PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST TENNESSEE. MODEST QPF EXPECTED
THIS AFTERNOON WILL LIKELY RESULT IN EXPANDED FLOOD AREAS AND
LANDSLIDE POTENTIAL.

SHALLOW COLD AIRMASS HAS SLIDE OFF THE CUMBERLAND PLATEAU INTO THE
E TN VALLEY. WARNING CONDITIONS FAVORABLE ALONG PLATEAU WITH
ADVISORY CONDITIONS ACROSS THE VALLEY. PRECIPITATION TYPE WILL
REMAIN IN FLUX ALONG EASTERN EDGE OF FREEZING LINE. TEMPERATURES
WILL FALL THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF TODAY.


&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
CHATTANOOGA AIRPORT, TN             36  21  46  26 / 100  10   0   0
KNOXVILLE MCGHEE TYSON AIRPORT, TN  32  17  39  23 / 100  10   0   0
OAK RIDGE, TN                       31  17  42  23 / 100  10   0   0
TRI CITIES AIRPORT, TN              32  14  38  20 / 100  10   0   0

&&

.MRX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NC...NONE.
TN...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON FOR
     ANDERSON-BLOUNT SMOKY MOUNTAINS-BRADLEY-COCKE SMOKY
     MOUNTAINS-GRAINGER-HAMBLEN-HAMILTON-HAWKINS-JEFFERSON-
     JOHNSON-KNOX-LOUDON-MCMINN-MEIGS-NW BLOUNT-NORTH SEVIER-
     NORTHWEST CARTER-NORTHWEST COCKE-NORTHWEST GREENE-NORTHWEST
     MONROE-SEVIER SMOKY MOUNTAINS-SOUTHEAST CARTER-SOUTHEAST
     GREENE-SULLIVAN-UNICOI-UNION-WASHINGTON TN-WEST POLK.

     FLOOD WATCH UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING FOR CAMPBELL-CLAIBORNE-
     HANCOCK-MORGAN-SCOTT TN.

     WINTER STORM WARNING UNTIL 4 PM EST /3 PM CST/ THIS AFTERNOON
     FOR BLEDSOE-CAMPBELL-CLAIBORNE-HANCOCK-MARION-MORGAN-RHEA-
     ROANE-SCOTT TN-SEQUATCHIE.

VA...FLOOD WATCH UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING FOR LEE-RUSSELL-SCOTT-
     WASHINGTON-WISE.

     WINTER STORM WARNING UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON FOR LEE-
     RUSSELL-SCOTT-WASHINGTON-WISE.

&&

$$

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