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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
340 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

TNZ012>018-035>047-067>074-VAZ001-002-005-006-008-120900-
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-LEE-WISE-SCOTT-RUSSELL-
WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ONEIDA...LA FOLLETTE...TAZEWELL...
SNEEDVILLE...ROGERSVILLE...KINGSPORT...BRISTOL...MOUNTAIN CITY...
WARTBURG...CLINTON...OAK RIDGE...MAYNARDVILLE...RUTLEDGE...
MORRISTOWN...NEWPORT...COSBY...GREENEVILLE...CEDAR CREEK...
JOHNSON CITY...ERWIN...ELIZABETHTON...ROAN MOUNTAIN...KINGSTON...
LENOIR CITY...KNOXVILLE...DANDRIDGE...MARYVILLE...CADES COVE...
SEVIERVILLE...GATLINBURG...JONESVILLE...WISE...NORTON...
GATE CITY...LEBANON...ABINGDON
340 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...LIGHT SNOW WILL RETURN ACROSS THE AREA FRIDAY AND FRIDAY
NIGHT FOR AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 40...

A FAST MOVING SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA FRIDAY...BRINGING
WITH IT ANOTHER ROUND OF LIGHT SNOW ACROSS SOUTHWEST
VIRGINIA AND NORTHEAST TENNESSEE. THE SNOW WILL BEGIN EARLY FRIDAY
MORNING ACROSS THE NORTHERN PLATEAU...THEN SPREAD EAST OVER THE
REST OF THE REGION...GENERALLY ALONG AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 40.
THE SNOW WILL MIX WITH OR CHANGE TO RAIN ACROSS THE CENTRAL
TENNESSEE VALLEY. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS UP TO 1 INCH ARE POSSIBLE.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TO PERSIST INTO FRIDAY EVENING.
ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE MAINLY OVER THE HIGHER
TERRAIN.

VERY COLD WIND CHILLS ARE EXPECTED LATE FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
MORNING...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

SNOW AND ICE COVERED ROADWAYS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE AREA CREATING
HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. PLEASE STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER
RADIO AND OTHER LOCAL MEDIA FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES.

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
1220 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

NCZ060-061-TNZ012>018-035>047-067>074-081>087-098>102-VAZ001-002-
005-006-008-121730-
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-
1220 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016 /1120 AM CST THU FEB 11 2016/

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

A FAST MOVING CLIPPER SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA STARTING
LATE TONIGHT BRINGING WITH IT ANOTHER ROUND OF LIGHT SNOW ACROSS
SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA..NORTHEAST TENNESSEE..AND THE NORTHERN PLATEAU.
THE SNOW WILL BEGIN LATE TONIGHT ACROSS THE NORTHERN PLATEAU...THEN
SPREAD EAST OVER THE REST OF THE REGION FRIDAY MORNING...GENERALLY
ALONG AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 40. LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE
POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA AND NORTHEAST TENNESSEE BY 6 AM
FRIDAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

A CLIPPER SYSTEM WILL BRING ANOTHER SHOT OF ARCTIC AIR INTO THE
REGION ON FRIDAY...AND SOME SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS TO THE AREA
THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. SOME LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS UP TO AN
INCH WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS NORTHEAST TENNESSEE AND SOUTHWEST
VIRGINIA...WITH A FEW HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE IN THE MOUNTAINS.

ANOTHER STRONGER STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT. WITH ARCTIC AIR IN PLACE ACROSS THE
REGION...WIDESPREAD ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE. AS
TEMPERATURES WARM ON MONDAY...SNOW COULD MIX WITH RAIN...FREEZING
RAIN...AND SLEET...BEFORE CHANGING BACK OVER TO ALL SNOW MONDAY
NIGHT...ESPECIALLY ALONG THE EAST TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS WHERE
SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE BY TUESDAY MORNING.
SPECIFIC FORECAST DETAILS REGARDING PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS...TYPE...
AND THE TIMING ARE VERY UNCERTAIN AT THIS TIME. HOWEVER...A HIGHER
CONFIDENCE EXISTS THAT MUCH OF THE EASTERN TENNESSEE VALLEY AND
SOUTHERN APPALACHIAN REGION WILL EXPERIENCE SOME WINTRY
PRECIPITATION DURING THIS TIME PERIOD.

PLEASE STAY INFORMED AND UP TO DATE ON THE LATEST FORECAST
INFORMATION REGARDING THIS POTENTIAL WINTER STORM...PARTICULARLY IF
YOU HAVE TRAVEL PLANS THIS HOLIDAY WEEKEND!

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...AND
AGAIN ON MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT FOR SNOWFALL INFORMATION.

$$




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