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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
358 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

NCZ060-061-TNZ012>018-035>047-067>074-081>087-098>102-VAZ001-002-
005-006-008-080900-
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-
358 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016 /258 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016/

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

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

AN UPPER-LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL BRING COLDER AIR AND SOME LIGHT
WINTRY PRECIPITATION TO THE REGION LATE TONIGHT. THOUGH MOST AREAS
WILL NOT SEE ANY ACCUMULATION...A LIGHT MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW IS
EXPECTED ACROSS THE VALLEY. SOME LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE
POSSIBLE ALONG THE NORTHERN PLATEAU AND THE CUMBERLAND MOUNTAINS OF
SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...

...MUCH COLDER AIR AND WINTRY PRECIPITATION EXPECTED EARLY THIS
WEEK...

MUCH COLDER AIR WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA EARLY THIS WEEK. A MIXTURE
OF RAIN AND SNOW WILL TRANSITION TO ALL SNOW ON MONDAY
AFTERNOON...THEN SNOW SHOWERS PERSISTING INTO WEDNESDAY ACROSS
MOST OF THE AREA. ACCUMULATING SNOW IS LIKELY ACROSS THE HIGHER
ELEVATIONS. LIGHT SNOWFALL IS ALSO ANTICIPATED ACROSS THE VALLEY
WHICH MAY PRODUCE TRAVEL PROBLEMS.

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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