Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
305 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...FREEZING CONDITIONS AND FROST ARE EXPECTED EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE AND AN UNSEASONABLY COLD AIRMASS WILL
PRODUCE FREEZING CONDITIONS EARLY THIS MORNING ACROSS PARTS OF
SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...NORTHEAST TENNESSEE...FAR EASTERN TENNESSEE
MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA. AREAS OF FROST ARE POSSIBLE
AS WELL ACROSS THE TENNESSEE VALLEY AND CUMBERLAND PLATEAU.

NCZ060-061-TNZ015>018-041>047-072-074-087-VAZ001-002-005-006-008-
171300-
/O.CON.KMRX.FZ.W.0005.000000T0000Z-140417T1300Z/
CHEROKEE-CLAY-HANCOCK-HAWKINS-SULLIVAN-JOHNSON-
COCKE SMOKY MOUNTAINS-NORTHWEST GREENE-SOUTHEAST GREENE-
WASHINGTON TN-UNICOI-NORTHWEST CARTER-SOUTHEAST CARTER-
BLOUNT SMOKY MOUNTAINS-SEVIER SMOKY MOUNTAINS-SOUTHEAST MONROE-
LEE-WISE-SCOTT-RUSSELL-WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MURPHY...HAYESVILLE...SNEEDVILLE...
ROGERSVILLE...KINGSPORT...BRISTOL...MOUNTAIN CITY...COSBY...
GREENEVILLE...CEDAR CREEK...JOHNSON CITY...ERWIN...ELIZABETHTON...
ROAN MOUNTAIN...CADES COVE...GATLINBURG...COKER CREEK...
JONESVILLE...WISE...NORTON...GATE CITY...LEBANON...ABINGDON
305 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

* EVENT...FREEZING CONDITIONS IS EXPECTED ACROSS PARTS OF THE
  AREA...ESPECIALLY SHELTERED VALLEY...WITH LOW TEMPERATURES
  DROPPING INTO THE UPPER 20S TO LOWER 30S.

* TIMING...FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE POSSIBLE THIS MORNING...BUT
  WILL RAISE ABOVE 32 DEGREES BY 9 AM.

* IMPACTS...AREA FRUIT TREES AND STRAWBERRIES ARE BLOOMING...
  MAKING THEM SUSCEPTIBLE TO FREEZE DAMAGE. ADDITIONAL EARLY
  SPRING TIME VEGETABLE CROPS...SUCH AS ONIONS AND SPINACH ARE
  ALSO VULNERABLE TO THESE SUBFREEZING CONDITIONS. AREA GROWERS
  WILL NEED TO TAKE PRECAUTIONS TO PREVENT DAMAGE TO THEIR
  CROPS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED OR
OCCURRING. THESE CONDITIONS MAY KILL CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE
VEGETATION THAT ARE LEFT UNPROTECTED.

&&

$$

TNZ012>014-035>040-067>071-073-081>086-098>102-171300-
/O.CON.KMRX.FR.Y.0003.140417T0800Z-140417T1300Z/
SCOTT TN-CAMPBELL-CLAIBORNE-MORGAN-ANDERSON-UNION-GRAINGER-
HAMBLEN-NORTHWEST COCKE-ROANE-LOUDON-KNOX-JEFFERSON-NW BLOUNT-
NORTH SEVIER-SEQUATCHIE-BLEDSOE-RHEA-MEIGS-MCMINN-
NORTHWEST MONROE-MARION-HAMILTON-BRADLEY-WEST POLK-EAST POLK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ONEIDA...LA FOLLETTE...TAZEWELL...
WARTBURG...CLINTON...OAK RIDGE...MAYNARDVILLE...RUTLEDGE...
MORRISTOWN...NEWPORT...KINGSTON...LENOIR CITY...KNOXVILLE...
DANDRIDGE...MARYVILLE...SEVIERVILLE...DUNLAP...PIKEVILLE...
DAYTON...DECATUR...ATHENS...MADISONVILLE...JASPER...CHATTANOOGA...
CLEVELAND...BENTON...DUCKTOWN
305 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...FROST ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EDT /8 AM CDT/
THIS MORNING...

* EVENT...TEMPERATURES WILL DROP INTO THE 30S MOST LOCATIONS EARLY
  THIS MORNING...WITH AREAS OF FROST POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR AREAS OF FROST FROM
  UNTIL 9 AM ET.

* IMPACTS...STRAWBERRIES ARE BLOOMING...MAKING THEM SUSCEPTIBLE TO
  FREEZE AND FROST DAMAGE. ADDITIONAL EARLY SPRING TIME VEGETABLE
  CROPS...SUCH AS ONIONS AND SPINACH ARE ALSO VULNERABLE TO THESE
  SUBFREEZING CONDITIONS. AREA GROWERS WILL NEED TO TAKE
  PRECAUTIONS TO PREVENT DAMAGE TO THEIR CROPS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FROST ADVISORY MEANS THAT FROST IS EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.
SENSITIVE OUTDOOR PLANTS MAY BE DAMAGED OR KILLED IF LEFT
UNPROTECTED.

&&

$$



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