Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
355 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

NCZ060-061-TNZ012>018-035>047-067>074-081>087-098>102-VAZ001-002-
005-006-008-132100-
CHEROKEE-CLAY-SCOTT TN-CAMPBELL-CLAIBORNE-HANCOCK-HAWKINS-
SULLIVAN-JOHNSON-MORGAN-ANDERSON-UNION-GRAINGER-HAMBLEN-
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-
SEQUATCHIE-BLEDSOE-RHEA-MEIGS-MCMINN-NORTHWEST MONROE-
SOUTHEAST MONROE-MARION-HAMILTON-BRADLEY-WEST POLK-EAST POLK-LEE-
WISE-SCOTT-RUSSELL-WASHINGTON-
355 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016 /255 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST NORTH
CAROLINA...EAST TENNESSEE AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

SNOW SHOWERS WILL LINGER INTO TONIGHT...MAINLY ACROSS SOUTHWEST
VIRGINIA AND NORTHEAST TENNESSEE. ADDITIONAL LIGHT SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE...MAINLY IN HIGHER ELEVATIONS. IN
ADDITION...WIND CHILL VALUES WILL BE QUITE LOW ACROSS THE HIGHER
ELEVATIONS OF SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...THE NORTHEAST TENNESSEE
MOUNTAINS...AND THE SMOKY MOUNTAINS BY LATE TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...

ANOTHER STRONGER STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT. WITH ARCTIC AIR IN PLACE ACROSS THE
REGION...WIDESPREAD ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE. AS
TEMPERATURES WARM AS EARLY AS SUNDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUING DURING
THE DAY MONDAY...SNOW COULD MIX WITH RAIN...FREEZING RAIN...AND
SLEET...BEFORE CHANGING BACK TO SNOW LATE MONDAY NIGHT...ESPECIALLY
IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS ALONG THE NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS WHERE
SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE BY TUESDAY MORNING.
ANOTHER WEAKER SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION FROM THE NORTHWEST
TUESDAY NIGHT WITH MORE SNOW SHOWERS POSSIBLE ESPECIALLY IN THE
HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

SPECIFIC FORECAST DETAILS REGARDING PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS...TYPE...AND
THE TIMING ARE STILL SOMEWHAT UNCERTAIN AT THIS TIME.

PLEASE STAY INFORMED AND UP TO DATE ON THE LATEST FORECAST
INFORMATION REGARDING THIS POTENTIAL WINTER STORM...PARTICULARLY IF
YOU HAVE TRAVEL PLANS THIS HOLIDAY WEEKEND!

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SNOWFALL REPORTS MAY BE NEEDED SUNDAY NIGHT...AND AGAIN MONDAY
THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT.

$$

DGS/TD



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