Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN
FLUS44 KMRX 302053 AAA
Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Morristown TN
453 PM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017
Northwest Cocke-Cocke Smoky Mountains-Northwest Greene-
Southeast Greene-Washington TN-Unicoi-Northwest Carter-
Southeast Carter-Roane-Loudon-Knox-Jefferson-NW Blount-
Blount Smoky Mountains-North Sevier-Sevier Smoky Mountains-
Southeast Monroe-Marion-Hamilton-Bradley-West Polk-East Polk-Lee-
453 PM EDT Sun Apr 30 2017 /353 PM CDT Sun Apr 30 2017/
This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Southwest North
Carolina...East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.
A line of strong to severe thunderstorms will move into the area
this evening into early Monday morning. The main threat associated
with these storms will be damaging straight line winds and
locally heavy rainfall.
In addition, a couple tornadoes cannot be ruled out along the
Cumberland Plateau and Southeast Tennessee through sunset. A
tornado watch is in effect until 8 PM EDT for these areas.
Gusty winds are expected to continue and increase in speed through
Monday afternoon. A few of these gusts could reach 45
mph...especially in the higher elevations.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday
No significant weather is expected at this time.
.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Spotter activation may be needed this evening into Monday