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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
336 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...WIDESPREAD HARD AND KILLING FREEZE LIKELY THIS MORNING ACROSS
THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS AND TENNESSEE VALLEY...
...FREEZING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...
NORTHEAST TENNESSEE...FAR EASTERN TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHWEST
NORTH CAROLINA AGAIN TONIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING...

.A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE AND UNSEASONABLY COLD AIRMASS WILL
PRODUCE A HARD FREEZE ACROSS MOST LOCATIONS THIS MORNING. FREEZING
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ONCE AGAIN TONIGHT ACROSS SOUTHWEST
VIRGINIA...NORTHEAST TENNESSEE...FAR EASTERN TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS
AND SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA.


NCZ060-061-TNZ015>018-041>047-072-074-087-VAZ001-002-005-006-008-
161545-
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/O.NEW.KMRX.FZ.W.0005.140417T0600Z-140417T1300Z/
/O.CON.KMRX.FZ.W.0004.000000T0000Z-140416T1400Z/
CHEROKEE-CLAY-HANCOCK-HAWKINS-SULLIVAN-JOHNSON-
COCKE SMOKY MOUNTAINS-NORTHWEST GREENE-SOUTHEAST GREENE-
WASHINGTON TN-UNICOI-NORTHWEST CARTER-SOUTHEAST CARTER-
BLOUNT SMOKY MOUNTAINS-SEVIER SMOKY MOUNTAINS-SOUTHEAST MONROE-
LEE-WISE-SCOTT-RUSSELL-WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MURPHY...HAYESVILLE...SNEEDVILLE...
ROGERSVILLE...KINGSPORT...BRISTOL...MOUNTAIN CITY...COSBY...
GREENEVILLE...CEDAR CREEK...JOHNSON CITY...ERWIN...ELIZABETHTON...
ROAN MOUNTAIN...CADES COVE...GATLINBURG...COKER CREEK...
JONESVILLE...WISE...NORTON...GATE CITY...LEBANON...ABINGDON
336 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS
MORNING...
...FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 9 AM EDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MORRISTOWN HAS ISSUED A FREEZE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 9 AM EDT THURSDAY. THE
FREEZE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* EVENT...A WIDESPREAD HARD FREEZE UNTIL MID-MORNING. ANOTHER
  FREEZE IS EXPECT TONIGHT WITH LOW TEMPERATURES DROPPING INTO THE
  UPPER 20S TO LOWER 30S OVER MUCH OF THE REGION THURSDAY MORNING.

* TIMING...FREEZING TEMPERATURES EARLY THIS MORNING AND AGAIN
  TONIGHT/THURSDAY MORNING BETWEEN 2 AND 9 AM ET.

* IMPACTS...AREA FRUIT TREES AND STRAWBERRIES ARE BLOOMING...MAKING
  THEM SUSCEPTIBLE TO FREEZE DAMAGE. ADDITIONAL EARLY SPRING TIME
  VEGETABLE CROPS...SUCH AS ONIONS AND SPINACH ARE ALSO VULNERABLE
  TO THESE SUBFREEZING CONDITIONS. AREA GROWERS WILL NEED TO TAKE
  PRECAUTIONS TO PREVENT DAMAGE TO THEIR CROPS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED OR
OCCURRING. THESE CONDITIONS MAY KILL CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE
VEGETATION THAT ARE LEFT UNPROTECTED.

&&

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SCOTT TN-CAMPBELL-CLAIBORNE-MORGAN-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-EAST POLK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ONEIDA...LA FOLLETTE...TAZEWELL...
WARTBURG...CLINTON...OAK RIDGE...MAYNARDVILLE...RUTLEDGE...
MORRISTOWN...NEWPORT...KINGSTON...LENOIR CITY...KNOXVILLE...
DANDRIDGE...MARYVILLE...SEVIERVILLE...DUNLAP...PIKEVILLE...
DAYTON...DECATUR...ATHENS...MADISONVILLE...JASPER...CHATTANOOGA...
CLEVELAND...BENTON...DUCKTOWN
336 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT /9 AM CDT/
THIS MORNING...
...FROST ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EDT /3 AM CDT/ TO 9 AM EDT
/8 AM CDT/ THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MORRISTOWN HAS ISSUED A FROST
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EDT /3 AM CDT/ TO 9 AM
EDT /8 AM CDT/ THURSDAY.

* EVENT...A WIDESPREAD FREEZE UNTIL MORNING. TEMPERATURES WILL
  DROP INTO THE 30S AGAIN TONIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING WITH AREAS
  OF FROST EXPECTED.

* TIMING...THROUGH MID WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...AREA FRUIT TREES AND STRAWBERRIES ARE BLOOMING...MAKING
  THEM SUSCEPTIBLE TO FREEZE AND FROST DAMAGE. ADDITIONAL EARLY
  SPRING TIME VEGETABLE CROPS...SUCH AS ONIONS AND SPINACH ARE ALSO
  VULNERABLE TO THESE SUBFREEZING CONDITIONS. AREA GROWERS WILL
  NEED TO TAKE PRECAUTIONS TO PREVENT DAMAGE TO THEIR CROPS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED OR
OCCURRING. THESE CONDITIONS MAY KILL CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE
VEGETATION THAT ARE LEFT UNPROTECTED.

A FROST ADVISORY MEANS THAT FROST IS EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.
SENSITIVE OUTDOOR PLANTS MAY BE DAMAGED OR KILLED IF LEFT
UNPROTECTED.

&&

$$


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