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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
337 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

NCZ060-061-TNZ012>018-035>047-067>074-081>087-098>102-VAZ001-002-
005-006-008-082045-
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-
337 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016 /237 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016/

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

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

AN UPPER-LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL BRING COLDER AIR AND SOME LIGHT
WINTRY PRECIPITATION TO THE REGION LATE TONIGHT. THOUGH MOST AREAS
WILL NOT SEE ANY ACCUMULATION...A LIGHT MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW IS
EXPECTED ACROSS THE VALLEY. SOME LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE
POSSIBLE ALONG THE NORTHERN PLATEAU AND THE CUMBERLAND MOUNTAINS OF
SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...

...MUCH COLDER AIR AND WINTRY PRECIPITATION EXPECTED EARLY THIS
WEEK...

MUCH COLDER AIR WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA EARLY THIS WEEK.
TEMPERATURES COULD BE COLD ENOUGH THAT SOME LIGHT SNOWFALL IS
POSSIBLE ACROSS THE REGION BEGINNING LATE TONIGHT AND CONTINUING
INTO MONDAY MORNING BEFORE TEMPERATURES WARM A LITTLE ABOVE
FREEZING. THEN...A MIXTURE OF RAIN AND SNOW WILL BE IN THE FORECAST
THROUGH THE MIDDLE PART OF THE DAY BUT SHOULD TRANSITION TO ALL
SNOW LATER MONDAY AFTERNOON. THE SNOW SHOWERS SHOULD PERSIST MONDAY
NIGHT ALL THE WAY INTO WEDNESDAY ACROSS MOST OF THE AREA.
SEVERAL INCHES OF SNOWFALL ACCUMULATION IS LIKELY ACROSS THE
HIGHER TERRAIN. LIGHT SNOWFALL IS ALSO ANTICIPATED ACROSS THE
VALLEY WHICH MAY PRODUCE TRAVEL PROBLEMS.

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.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$



Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
332 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...WINTER STORM TO IMPACT THE REGION MONDAY MORNING THROUGH AT
LEAST TUESDAY NIGHT...

.A COLD FRONT IS FORECASTED TO MOVE IN FROM THE NORTHWEST
OVERNIGHT AND BRING WITH IT MUCH COLDER TEMPERATURES AND SNOW. SNOW
WILL MOVE IN FROM THE NORTHWEST OVERNIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING.
DEPENDING ON HOW FAST THIS SYSTEM MOVES...SNOWFALL COULD BE SEEN
MONDAY MORNING BEFORE TEMPERATURES WARM UP DURING THE DAY AND THE
SNOW THEN TRANSITIONS TO RAINFALL FOR THE REST OF THE DAYLIGHT
HOURS. ONCE TEMPERATURES DROP BELOW FREEZING ON MONDAY NIGHT THEY
WILL REMAIN BELOW FREEZING THROUGH AT LEAST TUESDAY OR WEDNESDAY.
WHILE IT MAY NOT BE SNOWING DURING THE ENTIRE TIME DURING THE
ADVISORY THE COLD TEMPERATURES WILL MAKE THE THREAT FOR
ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL PRESENT DURING THE FIRST HALF OF THE WORK
WEEK.

TNZ017-018-046-VAZ001-002-005-006-008-080445-
/O.NEW.KMRX.WW.Y.0005.160208T1200Z-160210T0000Z/
SULLIVAN-JOHNSON-NORTHWEST CARTER-LEE-WISE-SCOTT-RUSSELL-
WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KINGSPORT...BRISTOL...MOUNTAIN CITY...
ELIZABETHTON...JONESVILLE...WISE...NORTON...GATE CITY...LEBANON...
ABINGDON
332 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM MONDAY TO 7 PM EST
TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MORRISTOWN HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM MONDAY TO
7 PM EST TUESDAY.

* EVENT...A COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE THROUGH THE AREA AND
  BRING WITH IT COLDER TEMPERATURES AND CHANCES FOR SNOW. LIGHT
  SNOW COULD OCCUR DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS ON MONDAY BEFORE
  TEMPERATURES WARM UP DURING THE DAY SWITCHING PRECIPITATION OVER
  TO RAINFALL. COLD AIR THEN RETURNS MONDAY NIGHT AND REMAINS OVER
  THE AREA...ANY PRECIPITATION THAT FALLS AFTER MONDAY NIGHT WILL
  BE SNOW. DURING THE ENTIRE EVENT PLACES COULD SEE 1 TO 3 INCHES
  OF SNOW WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOWFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE EARLY MONDAY
  MORNING...THEN MORE SNOW WILL OCCUR MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
  NIGHT.

* 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.

&&

$$



Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
326 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

NCZ060-061-TNZ012>018-035>047-067>074-081>087-098>102-VAZ001-002-
005-006-008-080000-
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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MURPHY...HAYESVILLE...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...DUNLAP...
PIKEVILLE...DAYTON...DECATUR...ATHENS...MADISONVILLE...
COKER CREEK...JASPER...CHATTANOOGA...CLEVELAND...BENTON...
DUCKTOWN...JONESVILLE...WISE...NORTON...GATE CITY...LEBANON...
ABINGDON
326 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016 /226 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016/


...WINTER WEATHER RETURNS TO THE TENNESSEE VALLEY AND SOUTHERN
APPALACHIANS REGION LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

A COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE TENNESSEE VALLEY AND SOUTHERN
APPALACHIANS LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY MONDAY MORNING...BRINGING WITH
IT A MIXTURE OF RAIN AND SNOW. AS THE COLD AIR MOVES INTO THE AREA
ON MONDAY...THE PRECIPITATION WILL CHANGE TO ALL SNOW DURING THE
AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS AND SNOW FLURRIES WILL BE POSSIBLE MONDAY
NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY...DUE TO THE COMBINATION OF SUFFICIENT
MOISTURE AND THE SUBFREEZING AIR IN PLACE. THERE IS STILL SOME
UNCERTAINTY OF THE STRENGTH OF THIS SYSTEM...BUT SOME LIGHT
SNOWFALL ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE VALLEY...WITH SOME
HIGHER AMOUNTS EXPECTED ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS OF SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA
AND EAST TENNESSEE.

BESIDES THE SNOW...MUCH COLDER TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED THROUGH
THE MIDDLE OF THE WORK WEEK. HIGHS MONDAY WILL BE EARLY IN THE
DAY...THEN FALL DURING THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY
WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER 20S IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TO THE MIDDLE
AND UPPER 30S ACROSS THE SOUTHERN VALLEY...WITH LOWS IN THE TEENS
AND 20S.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR LOCAL MEDIA FOR THE
LATEST UPDATES ON THIS SYSTEM.


$$




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