Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
333 AM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

NCZ060-061-TNZ012>018-035>047-067>074-081>087-098>102-VAZ001-002-
005-006-008-220845-
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-
333 AM EST SAT JAN 21 2017 /233 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017/

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE EASTERN
TENNESSEE VALLEY THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. THE MAIN THREATS WITH
THESE STORMS WILL BE DAMAGING WINDS...HAIL...AND LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL. HOWEVER...AN ISOLATED TORNADO CANNOT BE RULED
OUT...MAINLY ALONG THE SOUTHERN CUMBERLAND PLATEAU AND SOUTHEAST
TENNESSEE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

AN ADDITIONAL ROUND OF STRONG TO MARGINALLY SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
IS POSSIBLE SUNDAY AFTERNOON. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL OVER THE
WEEKEND AND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK MAY CAUSE SOME LOCALIZED FLOODING
ISSUES...AS 2 TO 3 INCHES OF RAINFALL IS EXPECTED...WITH LOCALLY
HIGHER AMOUNTS ALONG THE MOUNTAIN POSSIBLE.

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 MAY BE NEEDED SATURDAY IN SUPPORT OF SEVERE
WEATHER OPERATIONS.

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