Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
903 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

TNZ017-018-040>047-071>074-086-087-VAZ001-002-005-006-008-041215-
SULLIVAN-JOHNSON-NORTHWEST COCKE-COCKE SMOKY MOUNTAINS-
NORTHWEST GREENE-SOUTHEAST GREENE-WASHINGTON TN-UNICOI-
NORTHWEST CARTER-SOUTHEAST CARTER-NW BLOUNT-
BLOUNT SMOKY MOUNTAINS-NORTH SEVIER-SEVIER SMOKY MOUNTAINS-
NORTHWEST MONROE-SOUTHEAST MONROE-LEE-WISE-SCOTT-RUSSELL-
WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KINGSPORT...BRISTOL...MOUNTAIN CITY...
NEWPORT...COSBY...GREENEVILLE...CEDAR CREEK...JOHNSON CITY...
ERWIN...ELIZABETHTON...ROAN MOUNTAIN...MARYVILLE...CADES COVE...
SEVIERVILLE...GATLINBURG...MADISONVILLE...COKER CREEK...
JONESVILLE...WISE...NORTON...GATE CITY...LEBANON...ABINGDON
903 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...A MIXTURE OF SNOW..SLEET..AND RAIN IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE
HIGHER ELEVATIONS OVERNIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING...

A STORM SYSTEM ACROSS THE GULF COAST STATES WILL SPREAD MOISTURE
INTO THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. TEMPERATURES
ACROSS THE HIGHEST ELEVATIONS WILL DROP TO NEAR FREEZING ALLOWING
THE PRECIPITATION TO FALL IN THE FORM OF SNOW...SLEET...AND RAIN.
LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE ANTICIPATED WITH SNOWFALL UP TO 1/2
INCH POSSIBLE ACROSS THE HIGHER TERRAIN...GENERALLY AT OR ABOVE
4000 FEET. THIS HIGHER TERRAIN OF THE SMOKY MOUNTAINS...ROAN
MOUNTAIN...AND HIGH KNOB CAN EXPECT THE WINTRY PRECIPITATION.

INCREASING SOUTHERLY WINDS SUNDAY WILL PRODUCE WINDY CONDITIONS
ACROSS THE SMOKY MOUNTAINS...ESPECIALLY AFTERNOON AND EVENING
HOURS. SOUTHERLY WINDS BETWEEN 15 AND 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.

LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR LOCAL MEDIA FOR THE LATEST
UPDATES ON THIS SITUATION.

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