Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS64 KMRX 032359
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
659 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

.AVIATION...DIFFICULT FORECAST AS USUAL WITH TERMINALS LOCATED IN A
VALLEY. CEILINGS IN THIS ENVIRONMENT CAN HAVE SEVERAL THOUSAND FEET
OF VARIANCE WITH OROGRAPHIC EFFECTS PERIODICALLY HAVING GREATER
INFLUENCE. DEEP MOISTURE RIDING OVER SOUTHEAST U.S. WARM FRONT
RESULTS IN SCATTERED SHOWERS ACROSS THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS
TONIGHT. THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR IMPROVING CONDITIONS FROM SOUTH
TO NORTH THROUGH THE FORECAST PERIOD AS THIS BOUNDARY SHIFTS NORTH.
PLACED SOME SHOWERS BACK INTO THE TERMINAL FORECAST LATER WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON AS THE SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT PRESSES FARTHER SOUTHEAST
TOWARD THE APPALACHIAN MOUNTAINS.

&&

.MRX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NC...NONE.
TN...WINTER STORM WATCH FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
     AFTERNOON FOR ANDERSON-BLEDSOE-CAMPBELL-CLAIBORNE-GRAINGER-
     HAMBLEN-HAMILTON-HANCOCK-HAWKINS-JEFFERSON-JOHNSON-KNOX-
     LOUDON-MARION-MEIGS-MORGAN-NORTHWEST CARTER-NORTHWEST
     GREENE-RHEA-ROANE-SCOTT TN-SEQUATCHIE-SOUTHEAST CARTER-
     SOUTHEAST GREENE-SULLIVAN-UNICOI-UNION-WASHINGTON TN.

     FLOOD WATCH THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR CAMPBELL-CLAIBORNE-
     HANCOCK-MORGAN-SCOTT TN.

VA...WINTER STORM WATCH FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
     AFTERNOON FOR LEE-RUSSELL-SCOTT-WASHINGTON-WISE.

     FLOOD WATCH THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR LEE-RUSSELL-SCOTT-
     WASHINGTON-WISE.

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