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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
357 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016

NCZ060-061-TNZ012>018-035>047-067>074-081>087-098>102-VAZ001-002-
005-006-008-120900-
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-
357 AM EST THU FEB 11 2016 /257 AM CST THU FEB 11 2016/

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

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

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN THE MOUNTAINS THROUGH THIS MORNING...
...AN AREA OF LIGHT SNOW WILL LIKELY DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT AND
FRIDAY ACROSS THE NORTHERN PLATEAU..NORTHEAST TENNESSEE..AND
SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...

ARCTIC AIR WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE TENNESSEE VALLEY AND SOUTHERN
APPALACHIANS THIS MORNING. A WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM
THROUGH THIS MORNING FOR THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE FAR EASTERN
TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS...AS WIND CHILLS COULD DROP AS LOW AS 15
DEGREES BELOW ZERO.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

A CLIPPER SYSTEM WILL BRING ANOTHER SHOT OF ARCTIC AIR INTO THE
REGION ON FRIDAY...AND SOME SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS TO THE AREA
THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. SOME LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS UP TO AN
INCH WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS NORTHEAST TENNESSEE AND SOUTHWEST
VIRGINIA...WITH A FEW HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE IN THE MOUNTAINS.

ANOTHER STRONGER STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT. WITH ARCTIC AIR IN PLACE ACROSS THE
REGION...WIDESPREAD ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE. AS
TEMPERATURES WARM ON MONDAY...SNOW COULD MIX WITH RAIN...FREEZING
RAIN...AND SLEET...BEFORE CHANGING BACK OVER TO ALL SNOW MONDAY
NIGHT...ESPECIALLY ALONG THE EAST TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS WHERE
SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE BY TUESDAY MORNING.
SPECIFIC FORECAST DETAILS REGARDING PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS...TYPE...
AND THE TIMING ARE VERY UNCERTAIN AT THIS TIME. HOWEVER...A HIGHER
CONFIDENCE EXISTS THAT MUCH OF THE EASTERN TENNESSEE VALLEY AND
SOUTHERN APPALACHIAN REGION WILL EXPERIENCE SOME WINTRY
PRECIPITATION DURING THIS TIME PERIOD.

PLEASE STAY INFORMED AND UP TO DATE ON THE LATEST FORECAST
INFORMATION REGARDING THIS POTENTIAL WINTER STORM...PARTICULARLY IF
YOU HAVE TRAVEL PLANS THIS HOLIDAY WEEKEND!

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...AND
AGAIN ON MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT FOR SNOWFALL INFORMATION.

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