Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Morristown TN
316 AM EDT Tue Jul 18 2017

Cherokee-Clay-Scott TN-Campbell-Claiborne-Hancock-Hawkins-
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-
316 AM EDT Tue Jul 18 2017 /216 AM CDT Tue Jul 18 2017/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Southwest North
Carolina...East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

A strong ridge of high pressure will be in place from Wednesday
through Saturday. During this time, temperatures in the 90s
combined with increasing humidity levels will allow heat index
values to climb to very uncomfortable levels. Heat index values on
Wednesday will range from the low and middle 90s, Thursday mid to
upper 90s, Friday and Saturday 100 to 105 degrees, and Sunday
mid 90s to near 100.

Heat index values will approach heat advisory levels on Friday
and Saturday afternoon across the Central and Southern Tennessee
Valley. Advisory criteria is 105 degrees.

Stay hydrated and takes breaks in the safe as often as possible.


Spotter activation will not be needed.


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