Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Morristown TN
356 AM EDT Fri Apr 21 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-
356 AM EDT Fri Apr 21 2017 /256 AM CDT Fri Apr 21 2017/

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 Storms are expected this Afternoon
and Evening...

A cold front will move into the region Today producing scattered
to numerous showers and thunderstorms. Some of these storms could
be strong to possibly severe from the mid-afternoon to early
evening. The main concern being hail up to quarter size, damaging
downburst winds up to 60 mph, heavy rainfall and lightning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

...Strong to Severe Storms possible Saturday Afternoon and
...Locally Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flooding are possible from
late Saturday through Sunday...

A storm system will move across the Tennessee Valley Saturday
interacting with a frontal boundary to produce widespread storms
across middle Tennessee and northern Alabama by mid-day. These
storms will move into east Tennessee and southwest North Carolina
by late afternoon and evening. Some of these thunderstorms may be
strong to severe producing large hail, strong damaging winds,
heavy rainfall and frequent lightning.

Periods of showers and isolated thunderstorms will continue
through Sunday, especially across southwest Virginia and northeast
Tennessee. The heavy rainfall late may produce localized flash


Spotter activation may be needed late Saturday afternoon and


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