Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
346 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

NCZ060-061-TNZ012>018-035>047-067>074-081>087-098>102-VAZ001-002-
005-006-008-210900-
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-
346 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017 /246 AM CST FRI JAN 20 2017/

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN SHOWERS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
HEAVY DOWNPOURS AND SOME LOCALIZED FLOODING CONCERNS IN LOW-LYING
AREAS. THE RAIN THREAT WILL TAPER OFF BY MID-MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE EASTERN
TENNESSEE VALLEY SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE MAIN THREATS
WITH THESE STORMS WILL BE DAMAGING WINDS...HAIL...AND LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL. HOWEVER...AN ISOLATED TORNADO CANNOT BE RULED
OUT...MAINLY ALONG THE SOUTHERN PLATEAU AND SOUTHEAST TENNESSEE.

AN ADDITIONAL ROUND OF STRONG TO MARGINALLY SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
IS POSSIBLE SUNDAY AFTERNOON. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL OVER THE
WEEKEND AND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK MAY CAUSE SOME LOCALIZED FLOODING
ISSUES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED ON SATURDAY IN SUPPORT OF SEVERE
WEATHER OPERATIONS.

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