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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
903 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

TNZ017-018-040>047-071>074-086-087-VAZ001-002-005-006-008-041215-
SULLIVAN-JOHNSON-NORTHWEST COCKE-COCKE SMOKY MOUNTAINS-
NORTHWEST GREENE-SOUTHEAST GREENE-WASHINGTON TN-UNICOI-
NORTHWEST CARTER-SOUTHEAST CARTER-NW BLOUNT-
BLOUNT SMOKY MOUNTAINS-NORTH SEVIER-SEVIER SMOKY MOUNTAINS-
NORTHWEST MONROE-SOUTHEAST MONROE-LEE-WISE-SCOTT-RUSSELL-
WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...KINGSPORT...BRISTOL...MOUNTAIN CITY...
NEWPORT...COSBY...GREENEVILLE...CEDAR CREEK...JOHNSON CITY...
ERWIN...ELIZABETHTON...ROAN MOUNTAIN...MARYVILLE...CADES COVE...
SEVIERVILLE...GATLINBURG...MADISONVILLE...COKER CREEK...
JONESVILLE...WISE...NORTON...GATE CITY...LEBANON...ABINGDON
903 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...A MIXTURE OF SNOW..SLEET..AND RAIN IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE
HIGHER ELEVATIONS OVERNIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING...

A STORM SYSTEM ACROSS THE GULF COAST STATES WILL SPREAD MOISTURE
INTO THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. TEMPERATURES
ACROSS THE HIGHEST ELEVATIONS WILL DROP TO NEAR FREEZING ALLOWING
THE PRECIPITATION TO FALL IN THE FORM OF SNOW...SLEET...AND RAIN.
LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE ANTICIPATED WITH SNOWFALL UP TO 1/2
INCH POSSIBLE ACROSS THE HIGHER TERRAIN...GENERALLY AT OR ABOVE
4000 FEET. THIS HIGHER TERRAIN OF THE SMOKY MOUNTAINS...ROAN
MOUNTAIN...AND HIGH KNOB CAN EXPECT THE WINTRY PRECIPITATION.

INCREASING SOUTHERLY WINDS SUNDAY WILL PRODUCE WINDY CONDITIONS
ACROSS THE SMOKY MOUNTAINS...ESPECIALLY AFTERNOON AND EVENING
HOURS. SOUTHERLY WINDS BETWEEN 15 AND 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.

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

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
508 AM CST SUN DEC 4 2016

ILZ054>057-061>063-066>068-071>073-051100-
CLARK-CLAY-COLES-CRAWFORD-CUMBERLAND-DOUGLAS-EDGAR-EFFINGHAM-
JASPER-LAWRENCE-MOULTRIE-RICHLAND-SHELBY-
508 AM CST SUN DEC 4 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
ILLINOIS...EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS...SOUTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS AND
SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA THIS
MORNING...BUT THEN BECOME ALL RAIN LATE THIS MORNING AND THROUGH
THE AFTERNOON. TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN FAIRLY STEADY IN THE
UPPER 30S ACROSS THE AREA...SO NO SNOW ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED
WITH THIS SYSTEM.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY HAS THE POTENTIAL
FOR ACCUMULATING SNOW...BUT AMOUNTS ARE UNCERTAIN AT THIS TIME.
HOWEVER...FOLLOWING THIS STORM SYSTEM...THE FIRST SIGNIFICANT COLD
WEATHER OF THE SEASON WILL ARRIVE LATE WEEK. THE LOWEST WIND
CHILLS THURSDAY AND FRIDAY WILL BE NEAR ZERO.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE REQUIRED THROUGH TONIGHT.

$$

AUTEN

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
322 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

NCZ060-061-TNZ012>018-035>047-067>074-081>087-098>102-VAZ001-002-
005-006-008-050830-
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-
322 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016 /222 AM CST SUN DEC 4 2016/

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ABOVE 4000 FEET ARE POSSIBLE THIS MORNING.
LESS THAN ONE INCH ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED.

STRONG WINDS WILL DEVELOP BY LATE MORNING ALONG THE GREAT SMOKY
MOUNTAINS...WITH SUSTAINED VALUES BETWEEN 15 TO 30 MPH AND GUSTS
OF 40 TO 50 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. THESE WINDS COULD CONTRIBUTE TO
FIRE GROWTH AND SPREAD IN AREAS THAT STILL HAVE ONGOING WILDFIRES.
WINDS SHOULD TAPER OFF BY LATE SUNDAY EVENING.

A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE EAST TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS AND
SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA FROM 10 AM TO 10 PM EST ON SUNDAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

STRONG WINDS IN THE HIGHER TERRAIN WILL ONCE AGAIN BE POSSIBLE
LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY AFTERNOON. SUSTAINED WINDS
OF 20 TO 30 MPH AND GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE DURING
THIS TIME. THE STRONGEST OF THE WINDS WILL LIKELY OCCUR AT
ELEVATIONS ABOVE 2000 FEET. THESE WINDS COULD CONTRIBUTE TO FIRE
GROWTH AND SPREAD IN AREAS THAT MIGHT STILL HAVE ONGOING WILDFIRES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

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