Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
343 AM EDT THU JUN 25 2015

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005-006-008-260745-
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-
343 AM EDT THU JUN 25 2015

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

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

A COMPLEX OF STORMS WILL MOVE DOWN OUT OF THE OHIO RIVER
VALLEY...DOWN THROUGH EASTERN KY...AND INTO NORTHEAST TN AND
SOUTHWEST VA BY LATE TONIGHT. THESE STORMS WILL LIKELY WEAKEN AS
THEY APPROACH OUR AREA. HOWEVER...CAPES WILL STILL BE MARGINAL TO
MODERATE ALONG WITH ROUGHLY 30 TO 40 KNOTS OF ZERO TO 6 KILOMETER
SHEAR. FOR THIS REASON...THE POSSIBILITY EXISTS THAT A FEW STORMS
COULD STILL BE STRONG TO SEVERE AS THEY MOVE INTO THE
AFOREMENTIONED AREAS. THE MAIN THREATS WILL BE DAMAGING WINDS UP TO
60 MPH...HEAVY RAIN...AND UP TO QUARTER SIZED HAIL.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

SCATTERED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS AND ISOLATED SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
ARE POSSIBLE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...AS A WEAK COLD FRONT
SAGS SOUTHWARD INTO THE REGION AND AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE
APPROACHES. THE MAIN THREATS WILL BE LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS IN
EXCESS OF 60 MPH...AND LOCALLY VERY HEAVY RAINFALL.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED ACROSS SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA
AND NORTHERN PARTS OF THE CUMBERLAND PLATEAU ON THURSDAY NIGHT
...THEN POSSIBLY NEEDED ALONG AND NORTH OF I-40 FRIDAY AFTERNOON
AND EVENING.

$$

SR/TG



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