Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
438 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

NCZ060-061-TNZ012>018-035>047-067>074-081>087-098>102-VAZ001-002-
005-006-008-030830-
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-
438 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016 /338 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016/

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY 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 POSSIBLY SEVERE WITH THE
MAIN CONCERN BEING STRONG GUSTY WINDS...HAIL UP TO QUARTER INCH...
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 APPALACHAINS WILL DROP AS LOW AS 3000 TO 4000 FEET
WITH THE RAIN SHOWERS CHANGING TO SNOW SHOWERS DURING THE EARLY
MORNING HOURS. NO SIGINIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

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DH/TD


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