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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
334 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...FREEZING TEMPERATURES WILL IMPACT THE REGION LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING...

.A POWERFUL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE SOUTHEAST THROUGH THE
SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS TONIGHT. VERY COLD AIR WILL BE USHERED INTO
THE AREA BEHIND THE FRONT. TEMPERATURES WILL BE BELOW FREEZING
FOR SEVERAL HOURS BY SUNDAY MORNING ACROSS THE REGION.

THE FREEZE PROGRAM ENDS ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST TENNESSEE...
SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA AND SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA ON NOVEMBER
FIRST. THE TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS HAVE ALREADY EXPERIENCED FREEZING
TEMPERATURES. THESE AREAS WILL NOT BE INCLUDED IN THE FREEZE
WATCH.

TNZ036>040-067>071-073-081>086-098>101-010345-
/O.CON.KMRX.FZ.A.0006.141102T0800Z-141102T1400Z/
ANDERSON-UNION-GRAINGER-HAMBLEN-NORTHWEST COCKE-ROANE-LOUDON-KNOX-
JEFFERSON-NW BLOUNT-NORTH SEVIER-SEQUATCHIE-BLEDSOE-RHEA-MEIGS-
MCMINN-NORTHWEST MONROE-MARION-HAMILTON-BRADLEY-WEST POLK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLINTON...OAK RIDGE...MAYNARDVILLE...
RUTLEDGE...MORRISTOWN...NEWPORT...KINGSTON...LENOIR CITY...
KNOXVILLE...DANDRIDGE...MARYVILLE...SEVIERVILLE...DUNLAP...
PIKEVILLE...DAYTON...DECATUR...ATHENS...MADISONVILLE...JASPER...
CHATTANOOGA...CLEVELAND...BENTON
334 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...FREEZE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

* EVENT...TEMPERATURES FALLING BELOW FREEZING.

* TIMING...LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...THIS HARD FREEZE WILL END THE NORMAL GROWING SEASON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
332 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

GAZ001>009-011>016-010345-
/O.NEW.KFFC.WI.Y.0013.141101T1100Z-141102T0100Z/
/O.NEW.KFFC.FZ.A.0008.141102T0400Z-141102T1400Z/
/O.CON.KFFC.FZ.W.0011.141101T0600Z-141101T1500Z/
DADE-WALKER-CATOOSA-WHITFIELD-MURRAY-FANNIN-GILMER-UNION-TOWNS-
CHATTOOGA-GORDON-PICKENS-DAWSON-LUMPKIN-WHITE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CALHOUN...DAHLONEGA...CLEVELAND
332 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 11 AM EDT
SATURDAY...
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 9 PM EDT SATURDAY...
...FREEZE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 9 PM EDT SATURDAY. A
FREEZE WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED AND IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS...PARTS OF NORTH GEORGIA...ALONG AND NORTH OF A LINE
  FROM SUMMERVILLE TO JASPER TO CLEVELAND.

* TEMPERATURES...LOWS TONIGHT IN THE LOWER TO MID 30S. HIGHS
  SATURDAY IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S...EXCEPT LOWER 40S IN THE
  HIGHER ELEVATIONS. LOWS SATURDAY NIGHT IN THE UPPER 20S

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH. STRONGER
  WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE HIGHEST ELEVATIONS. THESE WINDS
  WILL RESULT IN WIND CHILL VALUES IN THE UPPER TEENS TO LOWER 20S
  SATURDAY MORNING.

* TIMING...FREEZE WARNING LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.
  WIND ADVISORY ALL DAY SATURDAY. FREEZE WATCH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT
  THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...FREEZING TEMPERATURES TONIGHT AND SATURDAY NIGHT COULD
  DAMAGE OR KILL VEGETATION. STRONG WINDS COULD CAUSE DRIVING
  DIFFICULTIES AND PERHAPS BRING DOWN A FEW TREES...ESPECIALLY AT
  THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS. LOOSE OR UNSECURED ITEMS MAY BE BLOWN
  AROUND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE FORECAST TO
THREATEN OUTDOOR PLANTS. THOSE WITH AGRICULTURAL INTERESTS IN THE
WARNED AREA ARE ADVISED TO HARVEST OR PROTECT TENDER VEGETATION.

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST
20 MPH...OR GUSTS TO 35 MPH OR STRONGER ARE
EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...
ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

A FREEZE WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR A FREEZE EVENT
IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA. THOSE WITH
AGRICULTURAL INTERESTS IN THE WATCH AREA SHOULD MAKE
PREPARATIONS TO PROTECT SENSITIVE VEGETATION AND YOUNG TREES.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
1127 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SUBFREEZING TEMPERATURES LIKELY TONIGHT AND POSSIBLE AGAIN
SUNDAY MORNING...

.AN EARLY SEASON ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP THROUGH THE
MIDSOUTH TODAY. THE CORE OF THE COLDER TEMPERATURES WILL ARRIVE
TONIGHT. SATURDAY MORNING LOW TEMPERATURES WILL RANGE FROM THE
UPPER 20S TO AROUND 30 DEGREES OVER THE MAJORITY OF THE MIDSOUTH...WHILE
NORTHWEST WINDS DROP WIND CHILLS INTO THE LOWER AND MIDDLE 20S
AREAWIDE.

THE CENTER OF THE ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL SETTLE OVER THE OHIO
AND TENNESSEE VALLEYS TONIGHT...BRINGING LIGHT OR CALM WINDS TO
THE MIDSOUTH. SUBFREEZING TEMPERATURES WILL BE POSSIBLE AGAIN BY
SUNDAY MORNING. A FREEZE WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR SUNDAY
MORNING. THIS WATCH MAY BE UPGRADED TO A FREEZE WARNING LATER
TODAY.

ARZ008-009-017-018-026>028-035-036-048-049-058-MOZ113-115-
MSZ001>017-020>024-TNZ001>004-019>022-048>055-088>092-010500-
/O.CON.KMEG.FZ.W.0003.141101T0500Z-141101T1400Z/
/O.CON.KMEG.FZ.A.0002.141102T0500Z-141102T1400Z/
RANDOLPH-CLAY-LAWRENCE-GREENE-CRAIGHEAD-POINSETT-MISSISSIPPI-
CROSS-CRITTENDEN-ST. FRANCIS-LEE AR-PHILLIPS-DUNKLIN-PEMISCOT-
DESOTO-MARSHALL-BENTON MS-TIPPAH-ALCORN-TISHOMINGO-TUNICA-TATE-
PRENTISS-COAHOMA-QUITMAN-PANOLA-LAFAYETTE-UNION-PONTOTOC-LEE MS-
ITAWAMBA-TALLAHATCHIE-YALOBUSHA-CALHOUN-CHICKASAW-MONROE-LAKE-
OBION-WEAKLEY-HENRY-DYER-GIBSON-CARROLL-BENTON TN-LAUDERDALE-
TIPTON-HAYWOOD-CROCKETT-MADISON-CHESTER-HENDERSON-DECATUR-SHELBY-
FAYETTE-HARDEMAN-MCNAIRY-HARDIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...POCAHONTAS...PIGGOTT...CORNING...
WALNUT RIDGE...PARAGOULD...JONESBORO...HARRISBURG...BLYTHEVILLE...
WYNNE...WEST MEMPHIS...FORREST CITY...MARIANNA...HELENA...
WEST HELENA...KENNETT...CARUTHERSVILLE...SOUTHAVEN...
OLIVE BRANCH...HOLLY SPRINGS...ASHLAND...RIPLEY MS...CORINTH...
IUKA...TUNICA...SENATOBIA...BOONEVILLE...CLARKSDALE...MARKS...
BATESVILLE...OXFORD...NEW ALBANY...PONTOTOC...TUPELO...FULTON...
CHARLESTON...WATER VALLEY...COFFEEVILLE...BRUCE...CALHOUN CITY...
HOUSTON...OKOLONA...AMORY...ABERDEEN...TIPTONVILLE...UNION CITY...
MARTIN...DRESDEN...PARIS...DYERSBURG...HUMBOLDT...MILAN...
HUNTINGDON...CAMDEN...RIPLEY TN...COVINGTON...BROWNSVILLE...
ALAMO...JACKSON...HENDERSON...LEXINGTON...PARSONS...
DECATURVILLE...BARTLETT...GERMANTOWN...COLLIERVILLE...MEMPHIS...
MILLINGTON...SOMERVILLE...OAKLAND...BOLIVAR...SELMER...SAVANNAH
1127 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM
CDT SATURDAY...
...FREEZE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

* TEMPERATURE...25 TO 32 DEGREES.

* TIMING...MIDNIGHT THROUGH 9 AM SATURDAY AND SUNDAY MORNINGS.

* IMPACTS...OUTDOOR LIVING VEGETATION MAY BE DAMAGED OR KILLED BY
  SUBFREEZING TEMPERATURES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE IMMINENT OR
HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

A FREEZE WATCH MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE POSSIBLE.
THESE CONDITIONS COULD KILL SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

&&

$$

JLH

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
1115 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT...

.SNOW AND PRECIPITATION SHOULD KEEP TEMPERATURES ABOVE 30 DEGREES
OVERNIGHT TONIGHT...ELIMINATING THE THREAT FOR WIDESPREAD FROST OR
FREEZE DAMAGE TO PLANTS. HOWEVER TOMORROW NIGHT...WE SHOULD CLEAR
OUT...WITH WELL BELOW FREEZING TEMPERATURES EXPECTED THROUGH MUCH OF
THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-312315-
/O.CAN.KJKL.FZ.A.0002.141101T0500Z-141101T1500Z/
/O.CON.KJKL.FZ.A.0003.141102T0200Z-141102T1500Z/
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
1115 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...FREEZE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...
...FREEZE WATCH IS CANCELLED FOR TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON HAS CANCELLED THE FREEZE
WATCH FOR TONIGHT. A FREEZE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

* TEMPERATURES...WIDESPREAD SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED
  ON SATURDAY NIGHT...WITH LOWS BOTTOMING OUT IN THE MID TO UPPER
  20S.

* TIMING...TEMPERATURES WILL FALL BELOW FREEZING AFTER MIDNIGHT ON
  SATURDAY NIGHT AND REMAIN BELOW FREEZING UNTIL MID MORNING SUNDAY
  MORNING.

* IMPACTS...MOST CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION WILL LIKELY GET
  KILLED ACROSS ALL OF EASTERN KENTUCKY LATE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO
  SUNDAY MORNING...EFFECTIVELY ENDING THE GROWING SEASON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

$$

JMW

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