Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
344 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

NCZ060-061-TNZ012>018-035>047-067>074-081>087-098>102-VAZ001-002-
005-006-008-012030-
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-
344 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

MOISTURE WILL INCREASE TONIGHT...WITH SOME LIGHT RAIN POSSIBLE
LATE. SOME AREAS MAY BE COLD ENOUGH FOR A BIT OF LIGHT FREEZING
RAIN OR FREEZING DRIZZLE...MAINLY IN NORTHEAST
TENNESSEE...SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...AND EXTREME SOUTHWEST NORTH
CAROLINA. ANY ICING IS EXPECTED TO BE VERY LIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...

SOME NORMALLY COLDER LOCATIONS IN THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTH
CAROLINA...NORTHEAST TENNESSEE...AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA MAY STAY
AT OR BELOW FREEZING UNTIL MID MORNING SUNDAY. IN THESE AREAS LIGHT
FREEZING DRIZZLE OR LIGHT FREEZING RAIN MAY CAUSE SOME ICE TO FORM
BRIEFLY BEFORE MELTING BY LATE SUNDAY MORNING.

A STRONG SYSTEM WILL DEVELOP TO THE WEST TUESDAY AND THEN APPROACH
THE EASTERN TENNESSEE VALLEY AND SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS TUESDAY
NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY. THE MAIN CONCERN WILL BE THE POTENTIAL OF
FLOODING DUE TO PERIODS OF MODERATE TO POSSIBLY HEAVY RAINFALL
COMBINED WITH A SATURATED SOIL FROM RECENT SNOW MELT.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY ANOTHER ARCTIC FRONT WILL BRING MUCH
COLDER AIR INTO THE EASTERN TENNESSEE VALLEY AND SOUTHERN
APPALACHIANS. MORE WINTRY PRECIPITATION IS POSSIBLE LATE WEDNESDAY
NIGHT AND THURSDAY WITH A FEW INCHES OF ACCUMULATION POSSIBLE
ESPECIALLY OVER NORTHERN SECTIONS OF EAST TENNESSEE...THE HIGHER
ELEVATIONS OF SOUTHEAST TENNESSEE AND SOUTHWEST NORTH
CAROLINA...THE EASTERN TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

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TD


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