Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
629 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

NCZ060-061-TNZ012>017-035>040-042-044-067>071-073-081>086-098>102-
VAZ001-002-005-006-008-271500-
CHEROKEE-CLAY-SCOTT TN-CAMPBELL-CLAIBORNE-HANCOCK-HAWKINS-
SULLIVAN-MORGAN-ANDERSON-UNION-GRAINGER-HAMBLEN-NORTHWEST COCKE-
NORTHWEST GREENE-WASHINGTON TN-ROANE-LOUDON-KNOX-JEFFERSON-
NW BLOUNT-NORTH SEVIER-SEQUATCHIE-BLEDSOE-RHEA-MEIGS-MCMINN-
NORTHWEST MONROE-MARION-HAMILTON-BRADLEY-WEST POLK-EAST POLK-LEE-
WISE-SCOTT-RUSSELL-WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MURPHY...HAYESVILLE...ONEIDA...
LA FOLLETTE...TAZEWELL...SNEEDVILLE...ROGERSVILLE...KINGSPORT...
BRISTOL...WARTBURG...CLINTON...OAK RIDGE...MAYNARDVILLE...
RUTLEDGE...MORRISTOWN...NEWPORT...GREENEVILLE...JOHNSON CITY...
KINGSTON...LENOIR CITY...KNOXVILLE...DANDRIDGE...MARYVILLE...
SEVIERVILLE...DUNLAP...PIKEVILLE...DAYTON...DECATUR...ATHENS...
MADISONVILLE...JASPER...CHATTANOOGA...CLEVELAND...BENTON...
DUCKTOWN...JONESVILLE...WISE...NORTON...GATE CITY...LEBANON...
ABINGDON
629 AM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...BANDS OF LIGHT SNOW AND PATCHES OF FREEZING DRIZZLE WITH LIGHT
ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE EARLY THIS MORNING...

A WEAK DISTURBANCE WILL SLIDE SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE AREA EARLY THIS
MORNING. THIS WILL BRING SOME BANDS OF LIGHT SNOW AND FLURRIES TO
PORTIONS OF THE NORTHERN CUMBERLAND PLATEAU...CENTRAL AND NORTHERN
TENNESSEE VALLEYS...AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA. IN ADDITION...PATCHES
OF FREEZING DRIZZLE CAN BE EXPECTED. THE FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL
AFFECT SOME AREAS FURTHER SOUTH SUCH AS SOUTHEAST TENNESSEE AND
EXTREME SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA AS WELL. THE PRECIPITATION IS
EXPECTED TO DIMINISH BY MID MORNING.

WHILE MANY AREAS WILL HAVE NO ACCUMULATION OR JUST A DUSTING...SOME
OF THESE BANDS OF LIGHT SNOW MAY BE PERSISTENT ENOUGH FOR LIGHT
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF LESS THAN AN INCH TO OCCUR. IN
ADDITION...SOME LIGHT ICING WILL BE POSSIBLE MAINLY ON ELEVATED
SURFACES INCLUDING BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES.

WHILE ANY SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE LIGHT...SOME TRAVEL
HAZARDS MAY OCCUR. TRAVELERS MAY ENCOUNTER SNOW OR ICE COVERED
ROADS AND SLICK CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY WHERE THE MORE SIGNIFICANT
ACCUMULATIONS OCCUR. CAUTION IS ADVISED...ESPECIALLY FOR BACK
ROADS...BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND LOCAL MEDIA OUTLETS FOR
FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES.

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