Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
412 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

NCZ060-061-TNZ012>018-035>047-067>074-081>087-098>102-VAZ001-002-
005-006-008-090915-
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-
412 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016 /312 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016/

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

...WINTER STORM WARNING FOR THE MOUNTAINS TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA..NORTHEAST
TENNESSEE..AND PLATEAU TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY ELSEWHERE FOR THIS EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY...

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION TODAY PRODUCING
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS. FOR THE HIGHER
ELEVATIONS...THE PREDOMINANT PRECIPITATION TYPE WILL BE SNOW
SHOWERS AND MAINLY RAIN SHOWERS ACROSS THE LOWER ELEVATIONS.

BESIDES THE SHOWERS...ENOUGH INSTABILITY THIS AFTERNOON TO PRODUCE
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SOME OF THE STRONGER STORMS COULD PRODUCE
PEA SIZE HAIL AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS UP TO 35 MPH.

THE PRECIPITATION WILL CHANGE TO ALL SNOW SHOWERS AND FLURRIES THIS
EVENING AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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

...MUCH COLDER AIR AND PERIODS OF SNOW SHOWERS/FLURRIES WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

MUCH COLDER AIR WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA EARLY THIS WEEK.
SNOW SHOWERS AND FLURRIES WILL PERSIST THROUGH WEDNESDAY ACROSS
MUCH OF THE REGION. DUE TO THE DURATION OF THE SNOW...HEAVY SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE FAR
EASTERN TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS AND MOUNTAINS OF SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA.

LIGHTER SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE TENNESSEE VALLEY AND
PLATEAU.

BESIDES THE SNOW...HIGHS TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY WILL ONLY CLIMB INTO
THE MIDDLE 20S TO LOWER 30S WITH LOWS DROPPING INTO THE TEENS MOST
LOCATIONS. WIND CHILLS ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE FAR
EAST TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA WILL DROP TO 5 TO
15 DEGREES BELOW ZERO AT TIMES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

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