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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Morristown TN
414 AM EST Thu Feb 23 2017

NCZ060-061-TNZ012>018-035>047-067>074-081>087-098>102-VAZ001-002-
005-006-008-240915-
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-
414 AM EST Thu Feb 23 2017 /314 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Southwest North
Carolina...East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Fog is expected to continue area wide during the early morning
hours through 10 AM. The fog will be dense in places with
visibilities reduced to less than one quarter mile. Motorists
should exercise caution while driving this morning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

A line of severe storms will move into the region late Friday
night into early Saturday morning. The main threat from these
storms will be damaging winds and hail up to the size of quarters.
Additionally, an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out. The timing
is still uncertain, but at this time, it appears the best time
for severe weather will be from roughly 9 pm Friday to 4 am
Saturday morning. The main threat area will be north of I-40 and
west of I-75, although a severe storm cannot be ruled out anywhere
in the forecast area.

In addition, strong southerly winds ahead of the front on Friday
may approach advisory level criteria. Additionally, strong
northwesterly winds behind the front on Saturday will approach
advisory level criteria.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will be needed Friday night into early
Saturday morning.

$$



Dense Fog Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Morristown TN
303 AM EST Thu Feb 23 2017

...Widespread Dense Fog...

.The combination of clearing skies around sunset and moist ground
from rainfall during the day along with calm winds have
contributed to the formation of dense fog. This fog will likely
continue through mid morning.

TNZ012>018-035>047-067>074-082>087-VAZ001-002-005-006-008-231500-
/O.CON.KMRX.FG.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-170223T1500Z/
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-Bledsoe-Rhea-Meigs-McMinn-
Northwest Monroe-Southeast Monroe-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,
Pikeville, Dayton, Decatur, Athens, Madisonville, Coker Creek,
Jonesville, Wise, Norton, Gate City, Lebanon, and Abingdon
303 AM EST Thu Feb 23 2017 /203 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017/

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST /9 AM
CST/ THIS MORNING...

* VISIBILITY...as low as one quarter mile or less.

* IMPACTS...Poor visibilities will affect traveling overnight
  and through the mid morning hours.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Dense Fog Advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to less than one quarter mile. If driving...slow down...
use your headlights...and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.

&&

$$

TD



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