Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
259 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

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005-006-008-262000-
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-
259 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

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

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

COLDER AIR MOVING IN BEHIND A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL CHANGE RAIN
TO SNOW OVERNIGHT. BY MID MORNING MONDAY...THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF
EAST TENNESSEE COULD SEE AROUND 1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW. A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY HAS BEEN POSTED FOR MAINLY THE EASTERN MOUNTAINS
OF EAST TENNESSEE...FROM MIDNIGHT THROUGH NOON EST MONDAY.

TRAVEL PLANS COULD BE AFFECTED BY THIS FAST MOVING WEATHER SYSTEM
WITH WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES ALSO IN EFFECT FOR ADJACENT AREAS.


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

A COLDER NORTHWEST FLOW WILL DEVELOP BEHIND THE DEPARTING FRONTAL
SYSTEM MONDAY NIGHT. THERE WILL CONTINUE TO BE A CHANCE FOR
SNOWFALL IN THE HIGHER TERRAIN WELL THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT AS THIS
NORTHWEST FLOW IS FORCED OVER THE MOUNTAINS. HIGHER TERRAIN AREAS
COULD PICK UP AN ADDITIONAL ONE INCH OR SO OF NEW SNOW...WITH
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS IN THE HIGHEST PEAKS OF THE SMOKY MOUNTAINS.

ALTHOUGH THE CHANCE FOR SNOW IS A LITTLE LOWER IN THE GREAT
VALLEY...MINOR ACCUMULATIONS IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD OF A DUSTING TO
AROUND ONE INCH OF SNOW IS A POSSIBILITY FROM AROUND MORRISTOWN
NORTHEAST TO THE TRI-CITIES AREA...AND MAYBE A LITTLE MORE IN THE
VALLEYS OF SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA. THE PERIOD OF ACCUMULATION WOULD
BE LATE MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

PLEASE STAY TUNED TO YOUR NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR FAVORITE RADIO AND
TV STATION FOR THE LATEST WEATHER FORECAST.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED FOR HELP WITH SNOWFALL REPORTS
TONIGHT THROUGH THROUGH TUESDAY.

$$

JW/TG



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