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Frost Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
305 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...FREEZING CONDITIONS AND FROST ARE EXPECTED EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE AND AN UNSEASONABLY COLD AIRMASS WILL
PRODUCE FREEZING CONDITIONS EARLY THIS MORNING ACROSS PARTS OF
SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...NORTHEAST TENNESSEE...FAR EASTERN TENNESSEE
MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA. AREAS OF FROST ARE POSSIBLE
AS WELL ACROSS THE TENNESSEE VALLEY AND CUMBERLAND PLATEAU.

TNZ012>014-035>040-067>071-073-081>086-098>102-171300-
/O.CON.KMRX.FR.Y.0003.140417T0800Z-140417T1300Z/
SCOTT TN-CAMPBELL-CLAIBORNE-MORGAN-ANDERSON-UNION-GRAINGER-
HAMBLEN-NORTHWEST COCKE-ROANE-LOUDON-KNOX-JEFFERSON-NW BLOUNT-
NORTH SEVIER-SEQUATCHIE-BLEDSOE-RHEA-MEIGS-MCMINN-
NORTHWEST MONROE-MARION-HAMILTON-BRADLEY-WEST POLK-EAST POLK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ONEIDA...LA FOLLETTE...TAZEWELL...
WARTBURG...CLINTON...OAK RIDGE...MAYNARDVILLE...RUTLEDGE...
MORRISTOWN...NEWPORT...KINGSTON...LENOIR CITY...KNOXVILLE...
DANDRIDGE...MARYVILLE...SEVIERVILLE...DUNLAP...PIKEVILLE...
DAYTON...DECATUR...ATHENS...MADISONVILLE...JASPER...CHATTANOOGA...
CLEVELAND...BENTON...DUCKTOWN
305 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...FROST ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EDT /8 AM CDT/
THIS MORNING...

* EVENT...TEMPERATURES WILL DROP INTO THE 30S MOST LOCATIONS EARLY
  THIS MORNING...WITH AREAS OF FROST POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR AREAS OF FROST FROM
  UNTIL 9 AM ET.

* IMPACTS...STRAWBERRIES ARE BLOOMING...MAKING THEM SUSCEPTIBLE TO
  FREEZE AND FROST DAMAGE. ADDITIONAL EARLY SPRING TIME VEGETABLE
  CROPS...SUCH AS ONIONS AND SPINACH ARE ALSO VULNERABLE TO THESE
  SUBFREEZING CONDITIONS. AREA GROWERS WILL NEED TO TAKE
  PRECAUTIONS TO PREVENT DAMAGE TO THEIR CROPS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FROST ADVISORY MEANS THAT FROST IS EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.
SENSITIVE OUTDOOR PLANTS MAY BE DAMAGED OR KILLED IF LEFT
UNPROTECTED.

&&

$$



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