Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
926 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...WINTER STORM TO IMPACT THE REGION TONIGHT THROUGH THE MIDDLE
PART OF THE WEEK...

.COLDER AIR WILL BE MOVING INTO THE REGION FROM THE NORTHWEST
OVERNIGHT TONIGHT...AND BRING WITH IT MUCH COLDER TEMPERATURES AND
SNOW. THE PRECIPITATION HAS NOW CHANGED OVER TO SHOW SHOWERS AS
THE COLDER AIR CONTINUES TO MOVE INTO THE AREA.

LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE OVER THE VALLEY
TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...THEN TAPER OFF FROM THE SOUTHWEST
WEDNESDAY.

IN THE VALLEY...MOSTLY LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED...HOWEVER
IN THE EAST TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW IS
EXPECTED ON AND OFF THROUGH WEDNESDAY...WITH AMOUNTS OF 6-10
INCHES EXPECTED ALONG THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
AMOUNTS.

ADDITIONALLY...VERY COLD WIND CHILL TEMPERATURES WILL ACCOMPANY
THE SNOWS WITH READINGS IN THE SINGLE DIGITS IN THE VALLEY AND AS
COLD AS -5 TO -15 DEGREES IN THE MOUNTAINS BY TUESDAY NIGHT.

TNZ018-041-043-045-047-072-074-087-091030-
/O.CON.KMRX.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-160211T0000Z/
/O.CON.KMRX.WC.Y.0002.160209T2300Z-160211T1700Z/
JOHNSON-COCKE SMOKY MOUNTAINS-SOUTHEAST GREENE-UNICOI-
SOUTHEAST CARTER-BLOUNT SMOKY MOUNTAINS-SEVIER SMOKY MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHEAST MONROE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MOUNTAIN CITY...COSBY...CEDAR CREEK...
ERWIN...ROAN MOUNTAIN...CADES COVE...GATLINBURG...COKER CREEK
926 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST
WEDNESDAY...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM TUESDAY TO
NOON EST THURSDAY...

* EVENT...A SERIES OF UPPER-LEVEL DISTURBANCES WILL SWEEP ACROSS
  THE AREA OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS AND NIGHTS...BRINGING
  SEVERAL PERIODS OF SNOW SHOWERS TO THE REGION. SNOWFALL TOTALS
  WILL BE VERY ELEVATION DEPENDENT...WITH THE LOWER ELEVATIONS
  BELOW 4000 FEET RECEIVING 1 TO 4 INCHES...AND THE MOUNTAIN
  PEAKS ABOVE 4000 FEET 5 TO 10 INCHES...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS. ADDITIONALLY...WIND CHILL READINGS WILL BE TURNING
  SHARPLY COLDER WITH READINGS -5 TO -15 FROM TUESDAY EVENING
  THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL INCREASE TONIGHT AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...THE SNOW WILL CAUSE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS...
  ESPECIALLY ON SECONDARY ROADS. TRAVEL IS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED...
  TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY IN THE HIGH MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN.
  UNLESS IT IS ABSOLUTELY NECESSARY!

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. IN ADDITION...
SNOWFALL INTENSITIES WILL BE HEAVY ENOUGH TO SUBSTANTIALLY REDUCE
VISIBILITIES AT TIMES. TRAVEL IS DISCOURAGED. IF TRAVEL IS
UNAVOIDABLE...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS WILL
COMBINE TO GENERATE VERY LOW WIND CHILLS. THESE CONDITIONS CAN
RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA OR EVEN DEATH IF
PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.  THOSE VENTURING OUTDOORS SHOULD DRESS
WARMLY...MAKING SURE ALL EXPOSED SKIN IS COVERED.

&&

$$

TNZ017-046-VAZ001-002-005-006-008-091030-
/O.CON.KMRX.WW.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-160211T0000Z/
SULLIVAN-NORTHWEST CARTER-LEE-WISE-SCOTT-RUSSELL-WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KINGSPORT...BRISTOL...ELIZABETHTON...
JONESVILLE...WISE...NORTON...GATE CITY...LEBANON...ABINGDON
926 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST
WEDNESDAY...

* EVENT...A SERIES OF UPPER-LEVEL DISTURBANCES WILL SWEEP ACROSS
  THE AREA OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS AND NIGHTS...BRINGING
  SEVERAL PERIODS OF SNOW SHOWERS TO THE REGION. DURING THE
  EVENT...SNOWFALL AMOUNTS WILL RANGE FROM 2 TO 4 INCHES OVER THAT
  PERIOD OF TIME...WITH A FEW LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE ALONG
  THE HIGH TERRAIN.

* TIMING...CONTINUING TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...THEN
  TAPERING OFF WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...THE SNOW COULD CAUSE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS...
  ESPECIALLY ON SECONDARY ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING...BUT ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE
LIGHT.  DRIVING AND WALKING MAY BE DIFFICULT ON UNTREATED
ROADWAYS AND SIDEWALKS. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND
LIMITED VISIBILITIES. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...SLOW DOWN AND ALLOW
EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

&&

$$

TNZ012>016-035-042-044-091030-
/O.CON.KMRX.WW.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-160211T0000Z/
SCOTT TN-CAMPBELL-CLAIBORNE-HANCOCK-HAWKINS-MORGAN-
NORTHWEST GREENE-WASHINGTON TN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ONEIDA...LA FOLLETTE...TAZEWELL...
SNEEDVILLE...ROGERSVILLE...WARTBURG...GREENEVILLE...JOHNSON CITY
926 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST
WEDNESDAY...

* EVENT...A SERIES OF UPPER-LEVEL DISTURBANCES WILL SWEEP ACROSS
  THE AREA OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS AND NIGHTS...BRINGING
  SEVERAL PERIODS OF SNOW SHOWERS TO THE REGION. DURING THE EVENT
  SNOWFALL AMOUNTS WILL RANGE FROM 1 TO 3 INCHES OVER THAT PERIOD
  OF TIME...WITH A FEW LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE ALONG THE
  HIGH TERRAIN.

* TIMING...CONTINUING TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...THEN
  TAPERING OFF WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...THE SNOW COULD CAUSE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS...
  ESPECIALLY ON SECONDARY ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING...BUT ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE
LIGHT.  DRIVING AND WALKING MAY BE DIFFICULT ON UNTREATED
ROADWAYS AND SIDEWALKS. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND
LIMITED VISIBILITIES. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...SLOW DOWN AND ALLOW
EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

&&

$$

TNZ084-085-099>101-091030-
/O.CON.KMRX.WW.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-160210T0000Z/
MEIGS-MCMINN-HAMILTON-BRADLEY-WEST POLK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DECATUR...ATHENS...CHATTANOOGA...
CLEVELAND...BENTON
926 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST
TUESDAY...

* EVENT...A SERIES OF UPPER-LEVEL DISTURBANCES WILL SWEEP ACROSS
  THE AREA OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS AND NIGHTS...BRINGING
  SEVERAL PERIODS OF SNOW SHOWERS TO THE REGION. DURING THE
  EVENT SNOW TOTALS WILL BE MAINLY AROUND 1 INCH IN THE VALLEY...
  BUT LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS EXPECTED ALONG THE HIGHER TERRAIN.

* TIMING...TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...THE SNOW COULD CAUSE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS...
  ESPECIALLY ON SECONDARY ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING...BUT ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE
LIGHT.  DRIVING AND WALKING MAY BE DIFFICULT ON UNTREATED
ROADWAYS AND SIDEWALKS. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND
LIMITED VISIBILITIES. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...SLOW DOWN AND ALLOW
EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

&&

$$

TNZ036>040-067>071-073-081>083-086-098-091030-
/O.CON.KMRX.WW.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-160210T1200Z/
ANDERSON-UNION-GRAINGER-HAMBLEN-NORTHWEST COCKE-ROANE-LOUDON-KNOX-
JEFFERSON-NW BLOUNT-NORTH SEVIER-SEQUATCHIE-BLEDSOE-RHEA-
NORTHWEST MONROE-MARION-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLINTON...OAK RIDGE...MAYNARDVILLE...
RUTLEDGE...MORRISTOWN...NEWPORT...KINGSTON...LENOIR CITY...
KNOXVILLE...DANDRIDGE...MARYVILLE...SEVIERVILLE...DUNLAP...
PIKEVILLE...DAYTON...MADISONVILLE...JASPER
926 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016 /826 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016/

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST /6 AM
CST/ WEDNESDAY...

* EVENT...A SERIES OF UPPER-LEVEL DISTURBANCES WILL SWEEP ACROSS
  THE AREA OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS AND NIGHTS...BRINGING
  SEVERAL PERIODS OF SNOW SHOWERS TO THE REGION. DURING THE EVENT
  SNOWFALL AMOUNTS WILL RANGE FROM 1 TO 2 INCHES OVER THAT PERIOD
  OF TIME...WITH A FEW LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE IN THE
  HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

* TIMING...TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...THE SNOW COULD CAUSE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS...
  ESPECIALLY ON SECONDARY ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING...BUT ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE
LIGHT.  DRIVING AND WALKING MAY BE DIFFICULT ON UNTREATED
ROADWAYS AND SIDEWALKS. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND
LIMITED VISIBILITIES. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...SLOW DOWN AND ALLOW
EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

&&

$$

NCZ060-061-TNZ102-091030-
/O.CON.KMRX.WW.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-160211T0000Z/
CHEROKEE-CLAY-EAST POLK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MURPHY...HAYESVILLE...DUCKTOWN
926 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST
WEDNESDAY...

* EVENT...A SERIES OF UPPER-LEVEL DISTURBANCES WILL SWEEP ACROSS
  THE AREA OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS AND NIGHTS...BRINGING
  SEVERAL PERIODS OF SNOW SHOWERS TO THE REGION. DURING THE EVENT
  SNOWFALL AMOUNTS WILL RANGE FROM 1 TO 3 INCHES OVER THAT PERIOD
  OF TIME...WITH A FEW LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE ALONG THE
  HIGH TERRAIN.

* TIMING...TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...THE SNOW COULD CAUSE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS...
  ESPECIALLY ON SECONDARY ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING...BUT ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE
LIGHT. DRIVING AND WALKING MAY BE DIFFICULT ON UNTREATED ROADWAYS
AND SIDEWALKS. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED
VISIBILITIES. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...SLOW DOWN AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME
TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

&&

$$

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