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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
531 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

NCZ060-061-TNZ012>018-035>047-067>074-081>087-098>102-VAZ001-002-
005-006-008-092230-
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-
531 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016 /431 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016/

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT...

...WINTER STORM WARNING FOR THE MOUNTAINS TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...NORTHEAST
TENNESSEE..AND PLATEAU TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR PARTS OF THE SOUTHERN VALLEY TONIGHT
THROUGH TUESDAY...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY ELSEWHERE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

A SECONDARY COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE ACROSS THE REGION
TONIGHT PRODUCING SHOWERS AND BRINGING IN A MUCH COLDER AIR MASS.
FOR THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS...THE PREDOMINANT PRECIPITATION TYPE WILL
BE SNOW SHOWERS AND MAINLY RAIN SHOWERS ACROSS THE LOWER ELEVATIONS
THROUGH EARLY TONIGHT...CHANGING TO ALL SNOW SHOWERS AND FLURRIES AT
LOWER ELEVATIONS BY LATE 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 TUESDAY MORNING.
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 HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF SOUTHWEST
VIRGINIA.

LIGHTER SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE TENNESSEE VALLEY AND
CUMBERLAND 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. A WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT
FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING FOR THE HIGHER
ELEVATIONS OF THE FAR EASTERN TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

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