Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
1000 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...ARCTIC AIR WILL TURN RAIN INTO A WINTRY MIX LATE TONIGHT AND
THURSDAY...

.RAIN ASSOCIATED WITH A COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE OVER THE AREA
THROUGH MUCH OF THE NIGHT. ARCTIC AIR WILL MOVE IN BEHIND THE
FRONT WHILE THE PRECIPITATION IS ONGOING...PLUNGING SURFACE
TEMPERATURES TO BELOW FREEZING ESPECIALLY OVER THE CUMBERLAND
PLATEAU AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA OVERNIGHT. THE PUSH OF THE ARCTIC
AIR WILL CONTINUE EASTWARD THROUGH THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS
THURSDAY MORNING. THE RAIN WILL CHANGE TO A WINTRY MIX OF FREEZING
RAIN AND SLEET. THESE CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST FOR A FEW HOURS
BEFORE CHANGING OVER TO ALL SNOW.

TNZ067-081>083-098-051100-
/O.CON.KMRX.WS.W.0006.150305T0900Z-150305T2100Z/
ROANE-SEQUATCHIE-BLEDSOE-RHEA-MARION-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KINGSTON...DUNLAP...PIKEVILLE...
DAYTON...JASPER
1000 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST /3 AM
CST/ TO 4 PM EST /3 PM CST/ THURSDAY...

* EVENT...RAIN EARLY THEN A WINTRY MIX WITH FREEZING RAIN CHANGING
  TO SLEET AND SNOW. FREEZING RAIN ACCUMULATIONS NEAR A QUARTER OF
  AN INCH ARE POSSIBLE. SLEET AND SNOW WITH ACCUMULATIONS GENERALLY
  AN INCH OR LESS.

* TIMING...BEGINNING JUST AFTER MIDNIGHT WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND
  CONTINUING UNTIL 4 PM EST THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS....ROAD CONDITIONS WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS. WHEN
  TRAVELING...SLOW DOWN AND DRIVE WITH CAUTION. GIVE YOURSELF
  EXTRA ROOM BETWEEN YOU AND THE VEHICLE AHEAD OF YOU. THE ICE
  ACCUMULATIONS MAY DOWN TREES AND POWER LINES WITH LOCALIZED
  POWER OUTAGES POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW...SLEET...
AND/OR FREEZING RAIN ARE EXPECTED...CAUSING HAZARDOUS DRIVING
CONDITIONS. TRAVEL IS DISCOURAGED.  IF TRAVEL IS UNAVOIDABLE...
KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN
CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

TNZ012>015-035-VAZ001-002-005-006-008-051100-
/O.CON.KMRX.WS.W.0006.150305T0600Z-150305T2100Z/
SCOTT TN-CAMPBELL-CLAIBORNE-HANCOCK-MORGAN-LEE-WISE-SCOTT-RUSSELL-
WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ONEIDA...LA FOLLETTE...TAZEWELL...
SNEEDVILLE...WARTBURG...JONESVILLE...WISE...NORTON...GATE CITY...
LEBANON...ABINGDON
1000 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 4 PM EST
THURSDAY...

* EVENT...RAIN EARLY THEN A WINTRY MIX WITH FREEZING RAIN CHANGING
  TO SLEET AND SNOW WITH UP TO A QUARTER INCH OF ICE ACCUMULATION
  AND 2 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW.

* TIMING...BEGINNING JUST AFTER MIDNIGHT WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND
  CONTINUING UNTIL 4 PM EST THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ROAD CONDITIONS WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS. WHEN
  TRAVELING...SLOW DOWN AND DRIVE WITH CAUTION. GIVE YOURSELF
  EXTRA ROOM BETWEEN YOU AND THE VEHICLE AHEAD OF YOU. THE ICE
  ACCUMULATIONS MAY DOWN TREES AND POWER LINES WITH LOCALIZED
  POWER OUTAGES POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW...SLEET...
AND/OR FREEZING RAIN ARE EXPECTED...CAUSING HAZARDOUS DRIVING
CONDITIONS. TRAVEL IS DISCOURAGED.  IF TRAVEL IS UNAVOIDABLE...
KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN
CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

TNZ016>018-036>047-068>074-084>086-099>101-051100-
/O.CON.KMRX.WW.Y.0013.150305T0900Z-150305T2100Z/
HAWKINS-SULLIVAN-JOHNSON-ANDERSON-UNION-GRAINGER-HAMBLEN-
NORTHWEST COCKE-COCKE SMOKY MOUNTAINS-NORTHWEST GREENE-
SOUTHEAST GREENE-WASHINGTON TN-UNICOI-NORTHWEST CARTER-
SOUTHEAST CARTER-LOUDON-KNOX-JEFFERSON-NW BLOUNT-
BLOUNT SMOKY MOUNTAINS-NORTH SEVIER-SEVIER SMOKY MOUNTAINS-MEIGS-
MCMINN-NORTHWEST MONROE-HAMILTON-BRADLEY-WEST POLK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROGERSVILLE...KINGSPORT...BRISTOL...
MOUNTAIN CITY...CLINTON...OAK RIDGE...MAYNARDVILLE...RUTLEDGE...
MORRISTOWN...NEWPORT...COSBY...GREENEVILLE...CEDAR CREEK...
JOHNSON CITY...ERWIN...ELIZABETHTON...ROAN MOUNTAIN...
LENOIR CITY...KNOXVILLE...DANDRIDGE...MARYVILLE...CADES COVE...
SEVIERVILLE...GATLINBURG...DECATUR...ATHENS...MADISONVILLE...
CHATTANOOGA...CLEVELAND...BENTON
1000 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 4 PM
EST THURSDAY...

* EVENT...RAIN EARLY THEN A WINTRY MIX WITH FREEZING RAIN CHANGING
  TO SLEET AND SNOW. FREEZING RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF LESS THAN
  QUARTER OF AN INCH. SLEET AND SNOW WITH ACCUMULATIONS GENERALLY 1
  INCH OR LESS.

* TIMING...BEGINNING EARLY THURSDAY MORNING AND CONTINUING UNTIL 4
  PM EST THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ROAD CONDITIONS WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS. WHEN
  TRAVELING...SLOW DOWN AND DRIVE WITH CAUTION. GIVE YOURSELF
  EXTRA ROOM BETWEEN YOU AND THE VEHICLE AHEAD OF YOU. THE ICE
  ACCUMULATIONS MAY DOWN TREES AND POWER LINES WITH LOCALIZED
  POWER OUTAGES POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...
AND/OR FREEZING RAIN ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING...BUT
ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE LIGHT.  DRIVING AND WALKING MAY
BE DIFFICULT ON UNTREATED ROADWAYS AND SIDEWALKS. BE PREPARED FOR
SNOW AND ICE COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES. IF YOU MUST
TRAVEL...SLOW DOWN AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR
DESTINATION.

&&

$$

TG


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