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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
327 AM EDT WED JUN 24 2015

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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-
327 AM EDT WED JUN 24 2015

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

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

WEAK COLD FRONT SHOULD BE SOUTH OF THE AREA LATER TODAY...THUS
INHIBITING STORMS ACROSS MOST LOCATIONS. BEST CHANCE OF ISOLATED
STORM DEVELOPMENT WILL BE ACROSS OUR EXTREME SOUTHERN AREAS AS THEY
WILL BE CLOSER TO THE FRONT AND SOUNDINGS ARE MORE UNCAPPED
COMPARED TO THE REST OF OUR AREA. CAPES CONTINUE TO BE QUITE LARGE
TODAY SO ANY POP-UP STORM COULD BECOME STRONG TO SEVERE. THE MAIN
SEVERE WEATHER THREATS WILL BE DAMAGING WIND GUSTS UP TO 60
MPH...SMALL HAIL...AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL.

APPARENT TEMP VALUES WILL NEAR 100 DEGREES ACROSS THE SOUTHERN
VALLEY THIS AFTERNOON. PLEASE STAY HYDRATED AND LIMIT TIME SPENT
OUTDOORS DURING PEAK AFTERNOON HEATING.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...

THERE WILL BE A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS THURSDAY AND
THURSDAY NIGHT FROM THE OHIO VALLEY SOUTHWARD INTO SOUTHWESTERN
VIRGINIA. THESE STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS WOULD BE MORE LIKELY TO
REACH SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA LATE THURSDAY EVENING OR OVERNIGHT.
HAIL UP TO ONE INCH IN DIAMETER AND DAMAGING WINDS UP TO 60 MPH
WILL BE THE MAIN THREATS WITH THE STRONGEST STORMS.

HIGHS TEMPERATURES ON THURSDAY AFTERNOON SHOULD REACH THE 80S TO
MID 90S ACROSS LOWER ELEVATIONS...AS PLENTY OF SUNSHINE AND VERY
LITTLE CHANCES OF RAIN ARE ANTICIPATED. HEAT INDICES WILL BE AS
HIGH AS 95 TO 100 DEGREES BY LATE AFTERNOON...SO TRY TO DO THOSE
OUTDOOR JOBS IN THE MORNING OR LATE EVENING IF POSSIBLE.

SCATTERED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS AND ISOLATED SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
ARE POSSIBLE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...AS A WEAK COLD FRONT
SAGS SOUTHWARD INTO THE REGION AND AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE
APPROACHES. THE MAIN THREATS WILL BE LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS IN
EXCESS OF 60 MPH...AND LOCALLY VERY HEAVY RAINFALL.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED ACROSS SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA ON
THURSDAY NIGHT...THEN POSSIBLY NEEDED AREAWIDE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING.

$$

SR/TG



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