Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
414 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

NCZ060-061-TNZ012>018-035>047-067>074-081>087-098>102-VAZ001-002-
005-006-008-050815-
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-
414 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016 /314 AM CDT WED MAY 4 2016/

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY...

A LINE OF SHOWERS AND A FEW STORMS WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA LATE
THIS AFTERNOON AND INTO THE EVENING HOURS. COLD AIR ALOFT WILL
CREATE STEEPENING LAPSE RATES INTO THE AFTERNOON HOURS ALLOWING MINOR
INSTABILITY TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE AREA. THESE FACTORS WILL ALLOW
FOR SMALL HAIL TO BE POSSIBLE AS THE LINE OF SHOWERS AND STORMS
PASS THROUGH. HAIL WILL LIKELY BE NO LARGER THAN PEA SIZED. THESE
SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL MOVE THROUGH DURING THE AFTERNOON/EVENING
COMMUTE AND MAY SLOW TRAVEL TIMES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY...

AN UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE SOUTH ACROSS THE AREA
TONIGHT AND THURSDAY. SHOWERS CAN BE EXPECTED ACROSS THE REGION
THE REGION. TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH ACROSS THE HIGHEST
ELEVATIONS...GENERALLY AT OR ABOVE 4500 FEET...FOR THE RAIN TO MIX
WITH OR CHANGE TO SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE
POSSIBLE.

AREAS MOST OF RISK OF SEEING SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE ACROSS THE
HIGHEST ELEVATIONS OF THE SMOKY MOUNTAINS AND ROANE MOUNTAIN.
ANYONE VENTURING ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...SUCH AS HIKERS OR PERSONS
DRIVING ACROSS HIGHWAY 441...SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR WINTRY-LIKE
CONDITIONS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

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