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

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FXUS64 KMRX 261443
AFDMRX

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
942 AM EST MON JAN 26 2015

.DISCUSSION...TEMPERATURES STAYED ON THE MILD SIDE OVERNIGHT BUT MAY
START TO LEVEL OFF OR FALL SLIGHTLY...AS NW LOW LEVEL FLOW OCCURS ON
THE BACK SIDE OF THE PASSING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM. SNOW LEVEL APPEARS
TO BE AROUND 3500 TO 4000 FEET AND UP BASED ON SNOWFALL REPORTS SO
FAR THIS MORNING.

SURFACE TEMPS STILL LIKELY TOO WARM FOR MUCH NEW SNOW ACCUMULATION
TODAY OUTSIDE OF THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY COUNTIES. WILL LET THE
ADVISORY RUN THROUGH 4 PM EST FOR THE ERN MTNS WHERE ESTIMATING
AROUND 2 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW FELL SO FAR. NW UPSLOPE FLOW IN THE
ADVISORY AREAS COULD SQUEEZE OUT ANOTHER INCH OR SO...AS NOTED IN
FORECAST PRODUCTS.

FORECAST LOOKS ON TRACK BUT WILL LIKELY FRESHEN GRIDS AND PRODUCTS
LATER THIS MORNING.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
CHATTANOOGA AIRPORT, TN             43  31  47  28 /  20  10   0   0
KNOXVILLE MCGHEE TYSON AIRPORT, TN  42  30  41  22 /  50  20  10   0
OAK RIDGE, TN                       41  29  42  24 /  50  20  10   0
TRI CITIES AIRPORT, TN              41  25  35  18 /  80  20  20   0

&&

.MRX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NC...NONE.
TN...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON FOR BLOUNT
     SMOKY MOUNTAINS-COCKE SMOKY MOUNTAINS-JOHNSON-NORTHWEST
     CARTER-SEVIER SMOKY MOUNTAINS-SOUTHEAST CARTER-SOUTHEAST
     GREENE-SOUTHEAST MONROE-UNICOI.

VA...NONE.

&&

$$

TG



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