Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
324 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...FREEZING TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE REGION BY SUNDAY MORNING...

.A POWERFUL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE SOUTHEAST THROUGH THE
SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS TONIGHT. VERY COLD AIR WILL BE USHERED INTO
THE AREA BEHIND THE FRONT. TEMPERATURES WILL BE BELOW FREEZING FOR
SEVERAL HOURS BY SUNDAY MORNING ACROSS THE REGION.

THE FREEZE PROGRAM ENDS ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
TENNESSEE...SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA AND SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA ON
NOVEMBER FIRST. THE TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS HAVE ALREADY EXPERIENCED
FREEZING TEMPERATURES. THESE AREAS WILL NOT BE INCLUDED IN THE
FREEZE WATCH.

TNZ036>040-067>071-073-081>086-098>101-311730-
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ANDERSON-UNION-GRAINGER-HAMBLEN-NORTHWEST COCKE-ROANE-LOUDON-KNOX-
JEFFERSON-NW BLOUNT-NORTH SEVIER-SEQUATCHIE-BLEDSOE-RHEA-MEIGS-
MCMINN-NORTHWEST MONROE-MARION-HAMILTON-BRADLEY-WEST POLK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLINTON...OAK RIDGE...MAYNARDVILLE...
RUTLEDGE...MORRISTOWN...NEWPORT...KINGSTON...LENOIR CITY...
KNOXVILLE...DANDRIDGE...MARYVILLE...SEVIERVILLE...DUNLAP...
PIKEVILLE...DAYTON...DECATUR...ATHENS...MADISONVILLE...JASPER...
CHATTANOOGA...CLEVELAND...BENTON
324 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...FREEZE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MORRISTOWN HAS ISSUED A FREEZE
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING.

* EVENT...TEMPERATURES FALLING BELOW FREEZING.

* TIMING...AFTER SATURDAY MIDNIGHT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...THIS HARD FREEZE WILL END THE NORMAL GROWING SEASON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WATCH MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE POSSIBLE.
THESE CONDITIONS COULD KILL CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION
THAT ARE LEFT UNPROTECTED.

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