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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
853 PM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

...WIDESPREAD HARD AND KILLING FREEZE LIKELY TONIGHT ACROSS THE
SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS AND TENNESSEE VALLEY...
...FREEZING CONDITIONS POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...
NORTHEAST TENNESSEE...FAR EASTERN TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHWEST
NORTH CAROLINA WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.A HARD FREEZE IS ANTICIPATED WEDNESDAY MORNING ACROSS SOUTHWEST
VIRGINIA...NORTHEAST TENNESSEE...FAR EASTERN TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS
AND SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA.

NCZ060-061-TNZ015>017-042-044-046-087-VAZ001-002-005-006-008-
161000-
/O.CON.KMRX.FZ.W.0004.140416T0200Z-140416T1400Z/
/O.CON.KMRX.FZ.A.0004.140417T0600Z-140417T1300Z/
CHEROKEE-CLAY-HANCOCK-HAWKINS-SULLIVAN-NORTHWEST GREENE-
WASHINGTON TN-NORTHWEST CARTER-SOUTHEAST MONROE-LEE-WISE-SCOTT-
RUSSELL-WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MURPHY...HAYESVILLE...SNEEDVILLE...
ROGERSVILLE...KINGSPORT...BRISTOL...GREENEVILLE...JOHNSON CITY...
ELIZABETHTON...COKER CREEK...JONESVILLE...WISE...NORTON...
GATE CITY...LEBANON...ABINGDON
853 PM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT WEDNESDAY...
...FREEZE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

* EVENT...A WIDESPREAD HARD FREEZE...WITH LOW TEMPERATURES DROPPING
  INTO THE 20S OVER MUCH OF THE REGION. A WIDESPREAD FROST IS ALSO
  LIKELY.

* TIMING...THROUGH MID WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...AREA FRUIT TREES ARE BLOOMING...MAKING THEM HIGHLY
  SUSCEPTIBLE TO FREEZE DAMAGE. ADDITIONAL SPRING TIME FRUIT AND
  VEGETABLE CROPS...SUCH AS STRAWBERRIES...ONIONS AND SPINACH
  ARE ALSO EXTREMELY VULNERABLE TO THESE SUBFREEZING CONDITIONS.
  AREA GROWERS WILL NEED TO TAKE PRECAUTIONS TO PREVENT DAMAGE
  TO THEIR CROPS. ADDITIONALLY...A WIDESPREAD FROST COULD DAMAGE
  OR KILL ANY FLOWERING PLANTS OR OTHER TENDER VEGETATION...IF
  THEY ARE NOT COVERED OR TAKEN INDOORS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED OR
OCCURRING. THESE CONDITIONS MAY KILL CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE
VEGETATION THAT ARE LEFT UNPROTECTED.

A FREEZE WATCH MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE POSSIBLE.
THESE CONDITIONS COULD KILL CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION
THAT ARE LEFT UNPROTECTED.

&&

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