Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
420 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

NCZ060-061-TNZ012>018-035>047-067>074-081>087-098>102-VAZ001-002-
005-006-008-230930-
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-
420 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017 /320 AM CST SUN JAN 22 2017/

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A FEW STRONG TO MARGINALLY SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IS POSSIBLE THIS
AFTERNOON. IN ADDITION...PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL
WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT AS THE
UPPER-LOW TRACKS ACROSS THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS. SOME LOCALIZED
FLOODING ISSUES...AS 2 TO 3 INCHES OF RAINFALL IS EXPECTED...WITH
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ALONG THE MOUNTAIN POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

LINGER MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL MAY CREATE LOCALIZED FLOODING
ISSUES ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS ON MONDAY
MORNING.

NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE MONDAY INTO MONDAY NIGHT. WHILE
VALLEY LOCATIONS WILL SEE WINDS TOPPING OUT AROUND 25 MPH, WIND
GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS HIGHER TERRAIN. WITH
SATURATED GROUND...THIS MAY BE ENOUGH TO CAUSE SOME TREES TO FALL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED...BUT RAINFALL REPORTS ARE
GREATLY APPRECIATED.

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