Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
241 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

NCZ060-061-TNZ012>018-035>047-067>074-081>087-098>102-VAZ001-002-
005-006-008-031845-
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-
241 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016 /141 PM CDT MON MAY 2 2016/

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

...STRONG TO POSSIBLY SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL IS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

A COLD FRONT WILL SLOWLY APPROACH THE REGION TODAY WITH WIDESPREAD
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
SOME OF THESE STORMS COULD BE STRONG TO SEVERE WITH THE MAIN
CONCERN BEING STRONG GUSTY WINDS...LARGE HAIL... HEAVY RAIN...AND
FREQUENT LIGHTNING. LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF 2 INCHES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...

AN UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE SOUTH FROM THE GREAT
LAKES LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT AND MOVE ACROSS
THE EASTERN TENNESSEE VALLEY AND SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS. FREEZING
LEVELS IN THE APPALACHIANS WILL DROP AS LOW AS 3000 TO 4000 FEET
WITH THE RAIN SHOWERS CHANGING TO SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE EARLY
MORNING HOURS. NO SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

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