Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
322 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

NCZ060-061-TNZ012>018-035>047-067>074-081>087-098>102-VAZ001-002-
005-006-008-050830-
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-
322 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016 /222 AM CST SUN DEC 4 2016/

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ABOVE 4000 FEET ARE POSSIBLE THIS MORNING.
LESS THAN ONE INCH ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED.

STRONG WINDS WILL DEVELOP BY LATE MORNING ALONG THE GREAT SMOKY
MOUNTAINS...WITH SUSTAINED VALUES BETWEEN 15 TO 30 MPH AND GUSTS
OF 40 TO 50 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. THESE WINDS COULD CONTRIBUTE TO
FIRE GROWTH AND SPREAD IN AREAS THAT STILL HAVE ONGOING WILDFIRES.
WINDS SHOULD TAPER OFF BY LATE SUNDAY EVENING.

A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE EAST TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS AND
SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA FROM 10 AM TO 10 PM EST ON SUNDAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

STRONG WINDS IN THE HIGHER TERRAIN WILL ONCE AGAIN BE POSSIBLE
LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY AFTERNOON. SUSTAINED WINDS
OF 20 TO 30 MPH AND GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE DURING
THIS TIME. THE STRONGEST OF THE WINDS WILL LIKELY OCCUR AT
ELEVATIONS ABOVE 2000 FEET. THESE WINDS COULD CONTRIBUTE TO FIRE
GROWTH AND SPREAD IN AREAS THAT MIGHT STILL HAVE ONGOING WILDFIRES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

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