Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
328 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

NCZ060-061-TNZ012>018-035>047-067>074-081>087-098>102-VAZ001-002-
005-006-008-042030-
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-
328 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016 /228 PM CST SAT DEC 3 2016/

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ABOVE 3000 FEET ARE POSSIBLE FROM LATE
TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. LESS THAN ONE INCH
ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

STRONG WINDS WILL DEVELOP BY LATE MORNING ALONG THE GREAT SMOKY
MOUNTAINS...WITH SUSTAINED VALUES BETWEEN 15 TO 30 MPH AND GUSTS
UP TO 50 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. THESE WINDS COULD CONTRIBUTE TO
FIRE GROWTH AND SPREAD IN AREAS THAT STILL HAVE ONGOING WILDFIRES.

ADDITIONALLY...THESE DOWNSLOPE WINDS MAY ERODE THE PRECIPITATION
SHIELD THAT WILL BE MOVING ACROSS THE REGION IN LOCATIONS DIRECTLY
ALONG THE MOUNTAINS THAT ARE IMPACTED BY WILDFIRES. WINDS SHOULD TAPER
OFF BY LATE SUNDAY EVENING. MORE RAIN IS EXPECTED ON MONDAY AND
TUESDAY AS ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES TOWARD THE TENNESSEE VALLEY.

A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE EAST TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS AND
SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA FROM 10 AM TO 10 PM EST ON SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

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