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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
356 AM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

ILZ027>031-036>038-040>057-061>063-066>068-071>073-302100-
KNOX-STARK-PEORIA-MARSHALL-WOODFORD-FULTON-TAZEWELL-MCLEAN-
SCHUYLER-MASON-LOGAN-DE WITT-PIATT-CHAMPAIGN-VERMILION-CASS-
MENARD-SCOTT-MORGAN-SANGAMON-CHRISTIAN-MACON-MOULTRIE-DOUGLAS-
COLES-EDGAR-SHELBY-CUMBERLAND-CLARK-EFFINGHAM-JASPER-CRAWFORD-
CLAY-RICHLAND-LAWRENCE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GALESBURG...PEORIA...BLOOMINGTON...
NORMAL...HAVANA...LINCOLN...CHAMPAIGN...URBANA...DANVILLE...
JACKSONVILLE...SPRINGFIELD...TAYLORVILLE...DECATUR...CHARLESTON...
MATTOON...SHELBYVILLE...EFFINGHAM...FLORA...LAWRENCEVILLE
356 AM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

...FREEZING TEMPERATURES LIKELY THIS WEEKEND...

A STRONG COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO SWEEP SOUTHEAST ACROSS CENTRAL
AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS OVERNIGHT. BLUSTERY NORTH TO NORTHWEST
WINDS BEHIND THIS FRONT ON FRIDAY WILL USHER IN THE COLDEST AIR OF
THE SEASON THUS FAR TO THE REGION...WITH HIGHS MOSTLY IN THE 40S
FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO DROP TO BETWEEN 25 AND 30 DEGREES
DURING OVERNIGHT FRIDAY NIGHT AND AGAIN OVERNIGHT SATURDAY NIGHT.
SO A WIDESPREAD FREEZE IS EXPECTED DURING THOSE TWO NIGHTS...AND
TEMPERATURES THIS COLD WILL BRING AN END TO THE GROWING SEASON.

A FREEZE WARNING WILL LIKELY BE REQUIRED FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST
ILLINOIS THIS WEEKEND. NOW IS A GOOD TIME TO MAKE PLANS TO BRING
IN OR PROTECT ANY SENSITIVE PLANTS FROM THE FREEZING TEMPERATURES
BY FRIDAY EVENING.

$$

07

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
350 AM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

TNZ005>011-023>034-056>066-075-077>080-093>095-302100-
STEWART-MONTGOMERY-ROBERTSON-SUMNER-MACON-CLAY-PICKETT-HOUSTON-
HUMPHREYS-DICKSON-CHEATHAM-DAVIDSON-WILSON-TROUSDALE-SMITH-
JACKSON-PUTNAM-OVERTON-FENTRESS-PERRY-HICKMAN-LEWIS-WILLIAMSON-
MAURY-MARSHALL-RUTHERFORD-CANNON-DE KALB-WHITE-CUMBERLAND-BEDFORD-
COFFEE-WARREN-GRUNDY-VAN BUREN-WAYNE-LAWRENCE-GILES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOVER...CLARKSVILLE...SPRINGFIELD...
GALLATIN...LAFAYETTE...CELINA...BYRDSTOWN...ERIN...WAVERLY...
DICKSON...ASHLAND CITY...NASHVILLE...LEBANON...MOUNT JULIET...
HARTSVILLE...CARTHAGE...GAINESBORO...COOKEVILLE...LIVINGSTON...
JAMESTOWN...LOBELVILLE...CENTERVILLE...HOHENWALD...FRANKLIN...
BRENTWOOD...COLUMBIA...LEWISBURG...MURFREESBORO...WOODBURY...
SMITHVILLE...SPARTA...CROSSVILLE...SHELBYVILLE...TULLAHOMA...
MANCHESTER...MCMINNVILLE...ALTAMONT...SPENCER...WAYNESBORO...
LAWRENCEBURG...PULASKI
350 AM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

...WINTER-LIKE CONDITIONS TO AFFECT THE MID STATE THIS WEEKEND...

A POWERFUL COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS MIDDLE TENNESSEE ON
FRIDAY AND USHER IN WINTER-LIKE CONDITIONS TO THE MID STATE FOR
THE UPCOMING WEEKEND...WITH FREEZING TEMPERATURES EXPECTED BOTH
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHTS...AND SOME LIGHT SNOW EVEN POSSIBLE ON
FRIDAY NIGHT ACROSS THE NORTHERN CUMBERLAND PLATEAU.

FOR HALLOWEEN...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED DURING THE
DAY AS THE COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE REGION...WITH HIGHS
TOPPING OUT IN THE 50S. FESTIVITIES ON FRIDAY EVENING CAN EXPECT
CHILLY TEMPERATURES FALLING THROUGH THE 40S...GUSTY NORTHWEST
WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH...AND A FEW LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS.

BY FRIDAY NIGHT...TEMPERATURES DROPPING INTO THE 30S WILL ALLOW
FOR THE LIGHT RAIN TO MIX WITH AND CHANGEOVER TO SOME LIGHT SNOW
ON THE NORTHERN CUMBERLAND PLATEAU. AREAS FROM MONTEREY TO
JAMESTOWN COULD EVEN SEE A DUSTING OF SNOW. MUCH HEAVIER SNOW IS
EXPECTED ACROSS EAST TENNESSEE ON FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...SO
IF TRAVELING IN THAT DIRECTION THIS WEEKEND PREPARE FOR SNOWY
CONDITIONS.

TEMPERATURES BELOW FREEZING ARE EXPECTED ACROSS NORTHERN AND
EASTERN MIDDLE TENNESSEE ON FRIDAY NIGHT...WITH LOWS FALLING INTO
THE LOW TO MID 30S. HIGHS WILL ONLY RISE INTO THE 40S TO AROUND 50
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...BEFORE TEMPERATURES FALL INTO THE UPPER 20S
TO AROUND 30 THROUGHOUT THE AREA SATURDAY NIGHT.

FREEZE WARNINGS WILL LIKELY BE REQUIRED FOR PARTS OF MIDDLE
TENNESSEE ON FRIDAY NIGHT...AND FOR ALL OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE ON
SATURDAY NIGHT. PLAN AHEAD NOW TO PROTECT ANY SENSITIVE OUTDOOR
PLANTS AND ANIMALS FROM THE UPCOMING COLD THIS WEEKEND.

$$

SHAMBURGER

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
445 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-302100-
FLEMING-MONTGOMERY-BATH-ROWAN-ESTILL-POWELL-MENIFEE-ROCKCASTLE-
JACKSON-PULASKI-LAUREL-WAYNE-MCCREARY-WHITLEY-KNOX-BELL-HARLAN-
ELLIOTT-MORGAN-JOHNSON-WOLFE-MAGOFFIN-FLOYD-LEE-BREATHITT-KNOTT-
OWSLEY-PERRY-CLAY-LESLIE-LETCHER-MARTIN-PIKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLEMINGSBURG...MOUNT STERLING...
OWINGSVILLE...MOREHEAD...IRVINE...STANTON...FRENCHBURG...
MOUNT VERNON...MCKEE...SOMERSET...LONDON...MONTICELLO...
WHITLEY CITY...CORBIN...WILLIAMSBURG...BARBOURVILLE...MIDDLESBORO...
PINEVILLE...HARLAN...SANDY HOOK...WEST LIBERTY...PAINTSVILLE...
CAMPTON...SALYERSVILLE...PRESTONSBURG...BEATTYVILLE...JACKSON...
HINDMAN...BOONEVILLE...HAZARD...MANCHESTER...HYDEN...WHITESBURG...
INEZ...PIKEVILLE
445 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

...FIRST SNOW OF THE SEASON EXPECTED ALONG WITH A POTENTIAL HARD
FREEZE...

A DEVELOPING AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL SEND A STRONG COLD FRONT SOUTH
ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY LATE FRIDAY INTO FRIDAY NIGHT. THIS LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM AND ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT WILL PRODUCE PERIODS OF
PRECIPITATION FROM FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY NIGHT. TEMPERATURES ARE
EXPECTED TO DROP SHARPLY FRIDAY EVENING INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.
THESE FALLING TEMPERATURES...WILL ALLOW RAIN TO MIX WITH AND CHANGE
TO SNOW GRADUALLY...STARTING IN THE HIGHEST ELEVATIONS ALONG THE
VIRGINIA BORDER EARLY FRIDAY EVENING. SNOW LEVELS WILL LOWER THROUGH
THE NIGHT WITH VALLEY LOCATIONS POSSIBLY MIXING WITH AND CHANGING TO
SNOW TOWARDS DAWN SATURDAY. IN ADDITION TO THE COLD AND SNOWY
CONDITIONS...WINDS WILL BE BRISK BEHIND THE COLD FRONT WITH SOME WIND
GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH FRIDAY EVENING POSSIBLE.

AT THIS TIME...MOST OF THE SNOW ACCUMULATION WILL BE IN AREAS ABOVE
1500 FEET...WHERE 1 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE. THE HIGHEST
ELEVATIONS ABOVE 3000 FEET COULD SEE LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS. MOST OF
THE SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL RESIDE ON GRASSY AND ELEVATED SURFACES
DUE TO WARM GROUND TEMPERATURES. LITTLE IF ANY SNOW ACCUMULATION IS
EXPECTED ACROSS THE BLUEGRASS REGION OR IN VALLEY LOCATIONS.

IN ADDITION...FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED FRIDAY
NIGHT...SATURDAY NIGHT...AND SUNDAY NIGHT. A HARD FREEZE MAY OCCUR
TOWARDS THE I-75 CORRIDOR SATURDAY NIGHT...WITH A HARD FREEZE AND
FROST EXPECTED AREAWIDE SUNDAY NIGHT. THOSE WITH SENSITIVE PLANTS
WILL NEED TO TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT THEM THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

$$

KAS

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY
428 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

INZ076>079-083-084-089>092-KYZ023>043-045>049-053>057-061>067-
070>078-081-082-302000-
ORANGE IN-WASHINGTON IN-SCOTT IN-JEFFERSON IN-DUBOIS IN-
CRAWFORD IN-PERRY IN-HARRISON IN-FLOYD IN-CLARK IN-HANCOCK KY-
BRECKINRIDGE KY-MEADE KY-OHIO KY-GRAYSON KY-HARDIN KY-BULLITT KY-
JEFFERSON KY-OLDHAM KY-TRIMBLE KY-HENRY KY-SHELBY KY-FRANKLIN KY-
SCOTT KY-HARRISON KY-SPENCER KY-ANDERSON KY-WOODFORD KY-
FAYETTE KY-BOURBON KY-NICHOLAS KY-NELSON KY-WASHINGTON KY-
MERCER KY-JESSAMINE KY-CLARK KY-LARUE KY-MARION KY-BOYLE KY-
GARRARD KY-MADISON KY-BUTLER KY-EDMONSON KY-HART KY-GREEN KY-
TAYLOR KY-CASEY KY-LINCOLN KY-LOGAN KY-WARREN KY-SIMPSON KY-
ALLEN KY-BARREN KY-MONROE KY-METCALFE KY-ADAIR KY-RUSSELL KY-
CUMBERLAND KY-CLINTON KY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PAOLI...SALEM...SCOTTSBURG...MADISON...
JASPER...MARENGO...TELL CITY...CORYDON...NEW ALBANY...
JEFFERSONVILLE...HAWESVILLE...HARDINSBURG...BRANDENBURG...
BEAVER DAM...LEITCHFIELD...ELIZABETHTOWN...FORT KNOX...
MOUNT WASHINGTON...SHEPHERDSVILLE...LOUISVILLE...LA GRANGE...
BEDFORD...NEW CASTLE...SHELBYVILLE...FRANKFORT...GEORGETOWN...
CYNTHIANA...TAYLORSVILLE...LAWRENCEBURG...VERSAILLES...
LEXINGTON...PARIS...CARLISLE...BARDSTOWN...SPRINGFIELD...
HARRODSBURG...NICHOLASVILLE...WINCHESTER...HODGENVILLE...
LEBANON...DANVILLE...LANCASTER...RICHMOND...MORGANTOWN...
BROWNSVILLE...MUNFORDVILLE...GREENSBURG...CAMPBELLSVILLE...
LIBERTY...STANFORD...RUSSELLVILLE...BOWLING GREEN...FRANKLIN...
SCOTTSVILLE...GLASGOW...TOMPKINSVILLE...EDMONTON...COLUMBIA...
JAMESTOWN...BURKESVILLE...ALBANY
428 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014 /328 AM CDT THU OCT 30 2014/

...SOME SNOW POSSIBLE LATE FRIDAY NIGHT OVER PARTS OF EAST CENTRAL
KENTUCKY...
...SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES EXPECTED EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...

OVERVIEW...

THE FIRST EPISODE OF WINTER-LIKE WEATHER WILL DESCEND UPON SOUTH-
CENTRAL INDIANA AND CENTRAL KENTUCKY THIS WEEKEND AS A LOW PRESSURE
CENTER MOVES ACROSS THE OHIO VALLEY FRIDAY NIGHT FOLLOWED BY COLD
CANADIAN HIGH PRESSURE BY SUNDAY MORNING.

SNOW POTENTIAL...

A BAND OF SNOW MAY OCCUR OVER PARTS OF EAST-CENTRAL KENTUCKY LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY SATURDAY MORNING WITH UP TO ONE INCH OF
ACCUMULATION POSSIBLE ON GRASSY AREAS.

COLD TEMPERATURES...

SUBFREEZING TEMPERATURES FROM 25 TO 30 DEGREES ARE EXPECTED FOR A
FEW HOURS EARLY SUNDAY MORNING OVER MUCH OF CENTRAL KENTUCKY AND
SOUTH-CENTRAL INDIANA. SUCH TEMPERATURES WILL LIKELY END THE GROWING
SEASON.

$$
TWF

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
246 AM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

ILZ075>078-080>094-INZ081-082-085>088-KYZ001>022-MOZ076-086-087-
100-107>112-114-302115-
JEFFERSON-WAYNE IL-EDWARDS-WABASH-PERRY IL-FRANKLIN-HAMILTON-
WHITE-JACKSON-WILLIAMSON-SALINE-GALLATIN-UNION IL-JOHNSON-POPE-
HARDIN-ALEXANDER-PULASKI-MASSAC-GIBSON-PIKE-POSEY-VANDERBURGH-
WARRICK-SPENCER-FULTON-HICKMAN-CARLISLE-BALLARD-MCCRACKEN-GRAVES-
LIVINGSTON-MARSHALL-CALLOWAY-CRITTENDEN-LYON-TRIGG-CALDWELL-
UNION KY-WEBSTER-HOPKINS-CHRISTIAN-HENDERSON-DAVIESS-MCLEAN-
MUHLENBERG-TODD-PERRY MO-BOLLINGER-CAPE GIRARDEAU-WAYNE MO-CARTER-
RIPLEY-BUTLER-STODDARD-SCOTT-MISSISSIPPI-NEW MADRID-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MOUNT VERNON...FAIRFIELD...ALBION...
MOUNT CARMEL...PINCKNEYVILLE...WEST FRANKFORT...MCLEANSBORO...
CARMI...CARBONDALE...HERRIN...HARRISBURG...SHAWNEETOWN...
JONESBORO...VIENNA...GOLCONDA...ELIZABETHTOWN...CAIRO...
MOUND CITY...METROPOLIS...FORT BRANCH...PETERSBURG...POSEYVILLE...
EVANSVILLE...BOONVILLE...ROCKPORT...HICKMAN...CLINTON...
BARDWELL...WICKLIFFE...PADUCAH...MAYFIELD...SMITHLAND...BENTON...
MURRAY...MARION...EDDYVILLE...CADIZ...PRINCETON...MORGANFIELD...
DIXON...MADISONVILLE...HOPKINSVILLE...HENDERSON...OWENSBORO...
CALHOUN...GREENVILLE...ELKTON...PERRYVILLE...MARBLE HILL...
CAPE GIRARDEAU...PIEDMONT...VAN BUREN...DONIPHAN...POPLAR BLUFF...
BLOOMFIELD...SIKESTON...CHARLESTON...NEW MADRID
246 AM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

...FREEZING TEMPERATURES LIKELY OVER THE WEEKEND...

A STRONG COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS THE QUAD STATE
REGION TONIGHT. BEHIND THE FRONT NORTHWEST WINDS WILL USHER IN
THE COLDEST AIR OF THE SEASON THUS FAR.

TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO DROP INTO THE UPPER 20S TO AROUND 32
DEGREES OVER THE REGION STARTING AFTER MIDNIGHT FRIDAY NIGHT. WITH
LIGHT WINDS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE NIGHT, FROST
FORMATION WILL LIKELY BE LIMITED TO PROTECTED AREAS.

HIGHS ARE ONLY EXPECTED TO TOP OUT IN THE UPPER 40S SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...AND THEN BOTTOM OUT IN THE UPPER 20S BY EARLY SUNDAY
MORNING. TEMPERATURES SHOULD ONCE AGAIN FALL AT OR BELOW THE
FREEZING MARK STARTING AROUND MIDNIGHT SATURDAY NIGHT. WITH WINDS
EXPECTED TO BE CALM DURING THIS PERIOD...A WIDESPREAD FROST IS
LIKELY.

TEMPERATURES THIS COLD WILL BRING AN END TO THE GROWING SEASON. A
FREEZE WARNING WILL LIKELY BE REQUIRED FOR ALL OR PART OF THE QUAD
STATE REGION THIS WEEKEND.

NOW IS A GOOD TIME TO MAKE PLANS TO BRING IN OR PROTECT ANY
SENSITIVE PLANTS FROM THE COLD THIS WEEKEND.

$$

JP


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON OH
418 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

INZ050-058-059-066-073>075-080-KYZ089>098-OHZ026-034-035-042>045-
051>054-060>063-070>072-077>080-310830-
WAYNE-FAYETTE IN-UNION IN-FRANKLIN IN-RIPLEY-DEARBORN-OHIO-
SWITZERLAND-CARROLL-GALLATIN-BOONE-KENTON-CAMPBELL-OWEN-GRANT-
PENDLETON-BRACKEN-ROBERTSON-HARDIN-MERCER-AUGLAIZE-DARKE-SHELBY-
LOGAN-UNION OH-MIAMI-CHAMPAIGN-CLARK-MADISON-PREBLE-MONTGOMERY-
GREENE-FAYETTE OH-BUTLER-WARREN-CLINTON-HAMILTON-CLERMONT-BROWN-
HIGHLAND-
418 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL
INDIANA...SOUTHEAST INDIANA...NORTHERN KENTUCKY...CENTRAL
OHIO...MIAMI VALLEY OF OHIO...SOUTH CENTRAL OHIO...SOUTHWEST OHIO
AND WEST CENTRAL OHIO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

MUCH COLDER CONDITIONS WILL ARRIVE OVER THE WEEKEND. THE POTENTIAL
EXISTS FOR TEMPERATURES TO DROP BELOW FREEZING ON SATURDAY
MORNING. TEMPERATURES ARE VERY LIKELY TO FALL BELOW FREEZING ON
SUNDAY MORNING. IF THIS OCCURS...IT WILL BRING AN END TO THE
GROWING SEASON.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON OH
418 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

KYZ099-100-OHZ046-055-056-064-065-073-074-081-082-088-310830-
MASON-LEWIS-DELAWARE-FRANKLIN OH-LICKING-PICKAWAY-FAIRFIELD-ROSS-
HOCKING-ADAMS-PIKE-SCIOTO-
418 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST KENTUCKY...CENTRAL
OHIO AND SOUTH CENTRAL OHIO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

MUCH COLDER CONDITIONS WILL ARRIVE OVER THE WEEKEND. WHILE THERE
IS A CHANCE THAT TEMPERATURES MAY APPROACH FREEZING ON SATURDAY
MORNING...TEMPERATURES ARE MORE LIKELY TO DROP BELOW FREEZING ON
SUNDAY MORNING. IF THIS OCCURS...IT WILL BRING AN END TO THE
GROWING SEASON.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HATZOS

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
410 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

NCZ060-061-TNZ012>018-035>047-067>074-081>087-098>102-VAZ001-002-
005-006-008-310815-
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-
410 AM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

A STRONG UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE SOUTHERN
APPALACHIANS LATE FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL DEVELOP
A STRONG LOW PRESSURE OVER THE CAROLINAS WITH NORTHERLY WINDS ON
THE BACK SIDE OF THIS SYSTEM PULLING WINTER-LIKE CHILL INTO THE
TENNESSEE VALLEY AND SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS FOR THIS WEEKEND. A
WINTER STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA
AND THE TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS.

WIDESPREAD RAIN SHOWERS WILL DEVELOP ON FRIDAY. AS THE COLD AIR
MOVES INTO THE AREA FRIDAY EVENING...THE RAIN WILL MIX WITH OR
CHANGE TO SNOW SHOWERS...FIRST AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS FRIDAY EVENING
FOLLOWED BY VALLEY LOCATIONS LATE FRIDAY NIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS
ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS...GENERALLY AT OR ABOVE
2500 FEET...FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY. DECREASING MOISTURE WILL
LIKELY BRING DIMINISHING PRECIPITATION BY SATURDAY EVENING.

ACCUMULATIONS WILL DEPEND GREATLY ON ELEVATION. AT THIS
TIME...BETWEEN 4 AND 8 INCHES ARE EXPECTED ABOVE 2500 FEET...WITH
UP TO 14 INCHES POSSIBLE IN THE HIGHEST PEAKS OF THE TENNESSEE
MOUNTAINS. LOCATIONS IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA AND THE EAST TENNESSEE
MOUNTAINS BELOW 2500 FEET COULD RECEIVE 1 TO 4 INCHES. ROADS IN THE
MOUNTAINS MAY BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLICK. PERSONS PLANNING ON
TRAVELING ON HIGHWAY 411 OVER THE SMOKY MOUNTAINS OR ROADWAYS
ACROSS HIGH KNOB...VIRGINIA NEED TO KEEP ABREAST OF THE POSSIBILITY
OF SNOW AND ICY ROADS. DOWNED TREES WILL BE POSSIBLE DUE TO THE
SNOW ACCUMULATING ON FOLIAGE STILL LEFT ON MANY TREES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED ON SATURDAY FOR SNOWFALL REPORTS
ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

$$

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