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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
1018 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...WINTER STORM TO IMPACT THE REGION THROUGH THE MIDDLE PART OF
THE WEEK...

.A SLOW MOVING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE REGION TODAY
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...BRINGING PERIODS OF SNOW SHOWERS TO
THE AREA...ALONG WITH BITTER COLD AIR. SNOW SHOWERS WILL TO
CONTINUE OVER THE AREA TODAY AND TONIGHT...THEN TAPER OFF FROM
THE SOUTHWEST ON WEDNESDAY. IN THE VALLEY...MOSTLY LIGHT SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED. HOWEVER...IN THE EAST TENNESSEE
MOUNTAINS...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED ON AND OFF THROUGH
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WITH STORM TOTAL AMOUNTS OF 6 TO 10 INCHES
EXPECTED ALONG THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS ABOVE 4000 FEET...WITH A FEW
HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE ALONG THE PEAKS OF THE SMOKIES.

ADDITIONALLY...VERY COLD WIND CHILL TEMPERATURES WILL ACCOMPANY
THE SNOWS WITH READINGS IN THE SINGLE DIGITS IN THE VALLEY AND AS
COLD AS -5 TO -15 DEGREES IN THE MOUNTAINS BY TONIGHT...AND AGAIN
ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

TNZ036>040-067>071-073-086-092330-
/O.CON.KMRX.WW.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-160210T1200Z/
ANDERSON-UNION-GRAINGER-HAMBLEN-NORTHWEST COCKE-ROANE-LOUDON-KNOX-
JEFFERSON-NW BLOUNT-NORTH SEVIER-NORTHWEST MONROE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLINTON...OAK RIDGE...MAYNARDVILLE...
RUTLEDGE...MORRISTOWN...NEWPORT...KINGSTON...LENOIR CITY...
KNOXVILLE...DANDRIDGE...MARYVILLE...SEVIERVILLE...MADISONVILLE
1018 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
WEDNESDAY...

* EVENT...A SERIES OF UPPER-LEVEL DISTURBANCES WILL SWEEP ACROSS
  THE AREA OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS AND NIGHTS...BRINGING
  SEVERAL PERIODS OF SNOW SHOWERS TO THE REGION. DURING THE
  EVENT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS WILL RANGE FROM 1 TO 2 INCHES OVER THAT
  PERIOD OF TIME...WITH A FEW LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE IN
  THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

* TIMING...TODAY THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* 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.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
333 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

NCZ060-061-TNZ012>018-035>047-067>074-081>087-098>102-VAZ001-002-
005-006-008-100845-
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 TUE FEB 9 2016 /233 AM CST TUE FEB 9 2016/

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

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

...WINTER STORM WARNING FOR THE MOUNTAINS TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...NORTHEAST
TENNESSEE..AND PLATEAU THROUGH WEDNESDAY...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR PARTS OF THE SOUTHERN VALLEY
TODAY...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY ELSEWHERE THROUGH TONIGHT...

ARCTIC AIR WILL CONTINUE TO PULL INTO THE TENNESSEE VALLEY AND
SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS TODAY AND TONIGHT. A WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS
IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING FOR THE
HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE FAR EASTERN TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS.

PERIODS OF SNOW SHOWERS OR FLURRIES CAN BE EXPECTED. LIGHT SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS ACROSS THE VALLEY AND PLATEAU WITH HEAVIER AMOUNTS
OVER THE FAR EASTERN TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS AND HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF
SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA.

PLEASE REFER TO THE WINTER STORM WARNING AND ADVISORY PRODUCTS FOR
SNOW ACCUMULATION DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY...

...MUCH COLDER AIR AND PERIODS OF SNOW SHOWERS/FLURRIES WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

SNOW SHOWERS AND FLURRIES WILL CONTINUE WEDNESDAY...GENERALLY ALONG
AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 40...AND ACROSS THE FAR EASTERN TENNESSEE
MOUNTAINS AND HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA. HEAVIER SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE CONFINED ACROSS THE HIGHER TERRAIN.

BESIDES THE SNOW...HIGHS TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY WILL ONLY CLIMB INTO
THE MIDDLE 20S TO LOWER 30S WITH LOWS DROPPING INTO THE TEENS MOST
LOCATIONS. WIND CHILLS ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE FAR
EAST TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA WILL DROP TO 5 TO
15 DEGREES BELOW ZERO AT TIMES. A WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT
FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING FOR THE HIGHER
ELEVATIONS OF THE FAR EASTERN TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$




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