Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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FXUS64 KMRX 020256
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
956 PM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.DISCUSSION...BANDS OF RAIN WILL CONTINUE TO PUSH ACROSS THE REGION
TONIGHT AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT.  TEMPERATURES AHEAD OF
THE FRONT SHOULD BE WARM ENOUGH FOR MAINLY RAIN TONIGHT...THOUGH
COLDER AIR MOVING IN LATE TONIGHT WILL BEGIN TO TRANSITION ANY
LINGERING RAIN TO SNOW OVER HIGHER TERRAIN.  A SNOW ADVISORY HAS
BEEN ISSUED FOR THE EAST TN MOUNTAINS AND HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF SW VA
AND EXTREME SW NC BEGINNING AT 10Z FOR A TOTAL OF 1 TO 2 INCHES BY
THE END OF THE DAY MONDAY.  ADDITIONALLY...INCREASING WINDS
ACCOMPANYING THE FRONT WILL BECOME STRONG ENOUGH FOR A WIND ADVISORY
ACROSS THE SMOKYS AND SURROUNDING MOUNTAINS TONIGHT.  POST FRONTAL
WINDS WILL EFFECT THE NORTH TN MOUNTAINS AND HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF SW
VA WHERE A SECOND WIND ADVISORY WILL BE IN EFFECT FOR MUCH OF
MONDAY.  ALL LOOKS GOOD IN THE CURRENT FORECAST...WILL UPDATE TO
REMOVE EVENING WORDING.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
CHATTANOOGA AIRPORT, TN             36  39  25  50 / 100  60   0   0
KNOXVILLE MCGHEE TYSON AIRPORT, TN  37  38  24  47 / 100  70   0   0
OAK RIDGE, TN                       35  36  25  47 / 100  60   0   0
TRI CITIES AIRPORT, TN              38  39  20  44 / 100  70  10   0

&&

.MRX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NC...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FROM 5 AM TO NOON EST MONDAY FOR
     CHEROKEE-CLAY.

TN...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FROM 5 AM TO 6 PM EST MONDAY FOR BLOUNT
     SMOKY MOUNTAINS-COCKE SMOKY MOUNTAINS-JOHNSON-SEVIER SMOKY
     MOUNTAINS-SOUTHEAST CARTER-SOUTHEAST GREENE-SOUTHEAST
     MONROE-UNICOI.

     WIND ADVISORY FROM 7 AM TO 6 PM EST MONDAY FOR JOHNSON-SOUTHEAST
     CARTER-UNICOI.

     WIND ADVISORY UNTIL 5 AM EST MONDAY FOR BLOUNT SMOKY MOUNTAINS-
     COCKE SMOKY MOUNTAINS-SEVIER SMOKY MOUNTAINS-SOUTHEAST
     GREENE-SOUTHEAST MONROE.

     WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FROM 5 AM TO NOON EST MONDAY FOR EAST
     POLK.

VA...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FROM 5 AM TO 6 PM EST MONDAY FOR LEE-
     RUSSELL-SCOTT-WASHINGTON-WISE.

     WIND ADVISORY FROM 7 AM TO 6 PM EST MONDAY FOR LEE-RUSSELL-SCOTT-
     WASHINGTON-WISE.

&&

$$

MJB


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