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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
533 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

NCZ060-061-TNZ012>018-035>047-067>074-081>087-098>102-VAZ001-002-
005-006-008-060945-
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-
533 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016 /433 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016/

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

...SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WITH SMALL HAIL ARE EXPECTED
TODAY...
...WINTRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS
TODAY AND TONIGHT...

ANOTHER SHOT OF COLD AIR AND MOISTURE MOVES IN TODAY AS THE CENTER
OF AN UPPER LEVEL LOW PASSES THROUGH THE AREA. SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS WITH SMALL HAIL ARE EXPECTED TODAY.

SNOW SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE ALONG THE EAST TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS
AS TEMPERATURES WILL BE NEAR OR BELOW FREEZING ACROSS THE HIGHEST
ELEVATIONS. THE SNOW/RAIN LINE WILL GENERALLY BE AT OR ABOVE 4500
FEET. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AROUND 1 INCH ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON ABOVE 5000 FEET.

AREA HIKERS AND OUTDOORSMEN SHOULD BE AWARE THAT EVEN AT ELEVATIONS
DOWN TO 3000 FEET...TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S
WITH A COLD RAIN FALLING. THESE CONDITIONS COULD POTENTIALLY LEAD
TO HYPOTHERMIA IF UNPREPARED.

ANOTHER WAVE OF WRAP AROUND MOISTURE MOVES IN TONIGHT AS THE LOW
MOVES INTO THE CAROLINAS. ANOTHER BRIEF SHOT AT SNOW IS POSSIBLE
ABOVE 500O FEET WITH SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AROUND HALF AN INCH.

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

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$




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