Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
305 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...SNOW SHOWERS ENDING BUT DANGEROUS WIND CHILL VALUES IN THE
MOUNTAINS TONIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING...

.LINGERING SNOW SHOWERS WILL PERSIST ACROSS SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA AND
NORTHEAST TENNESSEE INTO THE EVENING. ANY ADDITIONAL ACCUMULTIONS
SHOULD BE LESS THAN ONE INCH THROUGH THIS EVENING. VERY COLD WIND
CHILL TEMPERATURES CAN BE EXPECTED TONIGHT...AS COLD AS -5 TO -15
DEGREES IN THE MOUNTAINS THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

TNZ018-041-043-045-047-072-074-087-110000-
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JOHNSON-COCKE SMOKY MOUNTAINS-SOUTHEAST GREENE-UNICOI-
SOUTHEAST CARTER-BLOUNT SMOKY MOUNTAINS-SEVIER SMOKY MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHEAST MONROE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MOUNTAIN CITY...COSBY...CEDAR CREEK...
ERWIN...ROAN MOUNTAIN...CADES COVE...GATLINBURG...COKER CREEK
305 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST
THURSDAY...

* EVENT...ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS UP TO 1 INCH ARE POSSIBLE
  ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS AND WITHIN LOCALIZED SNOW BANDS.
  ADDITIONALLY...WIND CHILL READINGS WILL BE TURNING SHARPLY COLDER
  WITH READINGS -5 TO - 15 AT TIMES.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS DIMINISHING THIS EVENING...AND DANGEROUS
  WILL CHILL TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE INTO THURSDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...THE SNOW WILL CAUSE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS...
  ESPECIALLY ON SECONDARY ROADS. TRAVEL IS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED
  TODAY IN THE HIGH MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN. UNLESS IT IS ABSOLUTELY
  NECESSARY!

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. IN ADDITION...
SNOWFALL INTENSITIES WILL BE HEAVY ENOUGH TO SUBSTANTIALLY REDUCE
VISIBILITIES AT TIMES. TRAVEL IS DISCOURAGED. IF TRAVEL IS
UNAVOIDABLE...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS WILL
COMBINE TO GENERATE VERY LOW WIND CHILLS. THESE CONDITIONS CAN
RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA OR EVEN DEATH IF
PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.  THOSE VENTURING OUTDOORS SHOULD DRESS
WARMLY...MAKING SURE ALL EXPOSED SKIN IS COVERED.

&&

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HANCOCK-HAWKINS-SULLIVAN-NORTHWEST GREENE-WASHINGTON TN-
NORTHWEST CARTER-LEE-WISE-SCOTT-RUSSELL-WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SNEEDVILLE...ROGERSVILLE...KINGSPORT...
BRISTOL...GREENEVILLE...JOHNSON CITY...ELIZABETHTON...
JONESVILLE...WISE...NORTON...GATE CITY...LEBANON...ABINGDON
305 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

* EVENT...MOST LOCATIONS WILL ONLY SEE A DUSTING OF ADDITIONAL
  SNOWFALL...BUT THE LOCALIZED HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS COULD PRODUCE
  UP TO AN INCH.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS DIMINISHING THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...THE SNOW COULD CAUSE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS...
  ESPECIALLY ON SECONDARY ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW 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 COVERED ROADS AND
LIMITED VISIBILITIES. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...SLOW DOWN AND ALLOW
EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

&&

$$

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CHEROKEE-CLAY-EAST POLK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MURPHY...HAYESVILLE...DUCKTOWN
305 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

* EVENT...MOST LOCATIONS WILL ONLY SEE A DUSTING OF ADDITIONAL
  SNOWFALL.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS DIMINISHING THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...THE SNOW COULD CAUSE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS...
  ESPECIALLY ON SECONDARY ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW 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 COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED
VISIBILITIES. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...SLOW DOWN AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME
TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

&&

$$


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