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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
940 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...FREEZE WARNING FOR THE CUMBERLAND PLATEAU EARLY THURSDAY
MORNING, FROST ADVISORY FOR OTHER PARTS OF THE MID STATE...

.COLD HIGH PRESSURE WILL LESSEN ITS GRIP ON THE MID STATE OVER THE
NEXT 24 HOURS, ALTHOUGH ONE MORE COOL NIGHT IS IN STORE BEFORE
WARMER AIR BEGINS TO FILTER IN. WHILE TEMPERATURES THURSDAY
MORNING WON`T BE QUITE AS COLD AS THOSE OBSERVED ON WEDNESDAY
MORNING, MUCH OF THE CUMBERLAND PLATEAU WILL DROP INTO THE LOWER
30`S, WITH MID TO UPPER 30`S EXPECTED ELSEWHERE ACROSS MIDDLE
TENNESSEE.

TNZ011-032>034-065-066-078>080-171400-
/O.CON.KOHX.FZ.W.0002.140417T0800Z-140417T1400Z/
PICKETT-PUTNAM-OVERTON-FENTRESS-WHITE-CUMBERLAND-WARREN-GRUNDY-
VAN BUREN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BYRDSTOWN...COOKEVILLE...LIVINGSTON...
JAMESTOWN...SPARTA...CROSSVILLE...MCMINNVILLE...ALTAMONT...
SPENCER
940 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 AM CDT
THURSDAY...

* TIMING...3 AM TO 9 AM THURSDAY.

* TEMPERATURE...LOWER 30`S.

* IMPACTS...FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE AGAIN EXPECTED THURSDAY
  MORNING, WHICH WILL PROVIDE ANOTHER CHANCE FOR DAMAGE TO
  SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE IMMINENT OR
HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS MAY DAMAGE CROPS AND OTHER
SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
1005 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...FREEZING CONDITIONS AND FROST ARE EXPECTED AGAIN TONIGHT AND
THURSDAY MORNING...

.A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE AND UNSEASONABLY COLD AIRMASS WILL
PRODUCE FREEZING CONDITIONS TONIGHT ACROSS SOUTHWEST
VIRGINIA...NORTHEAST TENNESSEE...FAR EASTERN TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS
AND SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA. AREAS OF FROST ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT
IN THE TENNESSEE VALLEY AND CUMBERLAND PLATEAU.

NCZ060-061-TNZ015>018-041>047-072-074-087-VAZ001-002-005-006-008-
162100-
/O.EXP.KMRX.FZ.W.0004.000000T0000Z-140416T1400Z/
/O.CON.KMRX.FZ.W.0005.140417T0600Z-140417T1300Z/
CHEROKEE-CLAY-HANCOCK-HAWKINS-SULLIVAN-JOHNSON-
COCKE SMOKY MOUNTAINS-NORTHWEST GREENE-SOUTHEAST GREENE-
WASHINGTON TN-UNICOI-NORTHWEST CARTER-SOUTHEAST CARTER-
BLOUNT SMOKY MOUNTAINS-SEVIER SMOKY MOUNTAINS-SOUTHEAST MONROE-
LEE-WISE-SCOTT-RUSSELL-WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MURPHY...HAYESVILLE...SNEEDVILLE...
ROGERSVILLE...KINGSPORT...BRISTOL...MOUNTAIN CITY...COSBY...
GREENEVILLE...CEDAR CREEK...JOHNSON CITY...ERWIN...ELIZABETHTON...
ROAN MOUNTAIN...CADES COVE...GATLINBURG...COKER CREEK...
JONESVILLE...WISE...NORTON...GATE CITY...LEBANON...ABINGDON
1005 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 9 AM EDT
THURSDAY...
...FREEZE WARNING HAS EXPIRED...

* EVENT...A WIDESPREAD HARD FREEZE IS EXPECTED...WITH LOW
  TEMPERATURES DROPPING INTO THE UPPER 20S TO LOWER 30S OVER MUCH
  OF THE REGION.

* TIMING...FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT AND THURSDAY
  MORNING BETWEEN 2 AND 9 AM ET.

* IMPACTS...AREA FRUIT TREES AND STRAWBERRIES ARE BLOOMING...
  MAKING THEM SUSCEPTIBLE TO FREEZE DAMAGE. ADDITIONAL EARLY
  SPRING TIME VEGETABLE CROPS...SUCH AS ONIONS AND SPINACH ARE
  ALSO VULNERABLE TO THESE SUBFREEZING CONDITIONS. AREA GROWERS
  WILL NEED TO TAKE PRECAUTIONS TO PREVENT DAMAGE TO THEIR
  CROPS.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
959 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...FROST AND FREEZING TEMPERATURES AFFECTING THE AREA...

.AN UNSEASONABLY COLD AIR MASS WILL REMAIN IN PLACE INTO THURSDAY
MORNING. CLEAR SKIES AND LIGHT WINDS WILL RESULT IN EPISODES OF
FROST AND FREEZING TEMPERATURES DURING THE LATE NIGHT AND EARLY
MORNING HOURS.

KYZ052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-170000-
/O.EXP.KJKL.FZ.W.0001.000000T0000Z-140416T1400Z/
/O.CON.KJKL.FZ.W.0002.140417T0400Z-140417T1300Z/
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...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
959 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM
EDT THURSDAY...
...FREEZE WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

THE FREEZE WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING. A
FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM
EDT THURSDAY.

* TEMPERATURES WILL FALL WELL BELOW FREEZING AGAIN LATE TONIGHT INTO
  EARLY THURSDAY MORNING IN VALLEYS LOCATIONS. ASIDE FROM THE TALLEST
  RIDGES...MOST LOCATIONS CAN EXPECT WIDESPREAD FROST LATE TONIGHT
  INTO EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

* LOW TEMPERATURES ON THURSDAY MORNING WILL RANGE FROM 23 TO 28 IN
  MOST VALLEYS...BUT AS MILD AS MID 30S ON THE TALLEST RIDGES.

* THE COLD TEMPERATURES WILL PUT VEGETATION AT A SIGNIFICANT RISK OF
  FREEZING. WITH A SUSTAINED FREEZE OF THIS MAGNITUDE... EVEN
  NORMALLY HARDY PLANTS WILL BE AT RISK OF BEING DAMAGED OR KILLED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
946 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...VERY COLD AIR REMAINS OVER THE AREA THROUGH TONIGHT...

.AN UNSEASONABLY COLD AIR MASS WILL REMAIN ACROSS THE WESTERN
CAROLINAS AND NORTHEAST GEORGIA THROUGH TONIGHT...AND TEMPERATURES
WILL AGAIN FALL TO FREEZING OR BELOW IN MANY LOCATIONS. FROST IS
LIKELY IN LOCATIONS WHERE FREEZING TEMPERATURES DO NOT DEVELOP.

GAZ010-NCZ035>037-048-051>053-056>059-062>065-068>072-082-501>510-
SCZ008-009-014-161930-
/O.EXP.KGSP.FZ.W.0003.000000T0000Z-140416T1400Z/
/O.CON.KGSP.FZ.W.0004.140417T0400Z-140417T1300Z/
RABUN-ALEXANDER-IREDELL-DAVIE-MADISON-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-BUNCOMBE-
CATAWBA-ROWAN-GRAHAM-NORTHERN JACKSON-MACON-SOUTHERN JACKSON-
TRANSYLVANIA-HENDERSON-CLEVELAND-LINCOLN-GASTON-MECKLENBURG-
CABARRUS-UNION NC-CALDWELL MOUNTAINS-GREATER CALDWELL-
BURKE MOUNTAINS-GREATER BURKE-MCDOWELL MOUNTAINS-EASTERN MCDOWELL-
RUTHERFORD MOUNTAINS-GREATER RUTHERFORD-POLK MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN POLK-CHEROKEE-YORK-CHESTER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLAYTON...STATESVILLE...MOCKSVILLE...
BRYSON CITY...WAYNESVILLE...ASHEVILLE...HICKORY...SALISBURY...
SYLVA...FRANKLIN...BREVARD...HENDERSONVILLE...SHELBY...
LINCOLNTON...GASTONIA...CHARLOTTE...CONCORD...MONROE...GAFFNEY...
ROCK HILL...CHESTER
946 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM
EDT THURSDAY...
...FREEZE WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

* LOCATIONS...MOST OF THE MOUNTAINS...FOOTHILLS AND PIEDMONT OF
  NORTH CAROLINA...THE EASTERN UPSTATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA...AND
  RABUN COUNTY GEORGIA.

* TEMPERATURES...LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S TO LOWER 30S TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...POSSIBLE SEVERE DAMAGE TO TENDER VEGETATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
856 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...ANOTHER FREEZE LATE TONIGHT...

.COLD HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD EAST THROUGH THE
TODAY...WEDGING AGAINST THE EASTERN FACE OF THE MOUNTAINS BY
TONIGHT. CLEAR SKIES AND LIGHT NORTHEASTERLY WINDS WILL ALLOW FOR
A NIGHT OF STRONG RADIATIONAL COOLING...CAUSING TEMPERATURES TO
AGAIN FALL BELOW FREEZING.

NCZ003>006-019-020-VAZ022>024-032>035-043>047-058-059-162100-
/O.EXP.KRNK.FZ.W.0001.000000T0000Z-140416T1300Z/
/O.CON.KRNK.FZ.W.0002.140417T0400Z-140417T1300Z/
SURRY-STOKES-ROCKINGHAM-CASWELL-WILKES-YADKIN-ROANOKE-BOTETOURT-
ROCKBRIDGE-PATRICK-FRANKLIN-BEDFORD-AMHERST-HENRY-PITTSYLVANIA-
CAMPBELL-APPOMATTOX-BUCKINGHAM-HALIFAX-CHARLOTTE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOBSON...DANBURY...EDEN...YANCEYVILLE...
WILKESBORO...YADKINVILLE...ROANOKE...SALEM...FINCASTLE...
LEXINGTON...BUENA VISTA...STUART...ROCKY MOUNT...BEDFORD...
AMHERST...MARTINSVILLE...DANVILLE...LYNCHBURG...APPOMATTOX...
SOUTH BOSTON...KEYSVILLE
856 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM
EDT THURSDAY...
...FREEZE WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 9 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 20S TO LOWER 30S.

* TIMING...MIDNIGHT TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...VEGETATION SENSITIVE TO FREEZING OR NEAR FREEZING
  TEMPERATURES MAY BE DAMAGED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
852 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...FREEZING TEMPERATURES LIKELY...

.A BLUSTERY NORTH WIND WILL USHER AN UNSEASONABLY COLD AIR MASS
INTO CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA TODAY. THIS COLD AIR MASS WILL LINGER
ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

NCZ085-086-162100-
/O.CON.KRAH.FZ.W.0002.140417T0400Z-140417T1400Z/
SCOTLAND-HOKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LAURINBURG...RAEFORD...ROCKFISH...
SILVER CITY
852 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
10 AM EDT THURSDAY...

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER 30S LATE TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY
  THURSDAY MORNING...ARE EXPECTED. TEMPERATURES MAY BE NEAR OR
  BELOW FREEZING FOR A FEW HOURS.

* IMPACTS...VEGETATION SENSITIVE TO THESE COLD TEMPERATURES MAY
  BE DAMAGED OR KILLED IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
852 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...FREEZING TEMPERATURES LIKELY...

.A BLUSTERY NORTH WIND WILL USHER AN UNSEASONABLY COLD AIR MASS
INTO CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA TODAY. THIS COLD AIR MASS WILL LINGER
ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

NCZ007>010-021>026-038>041-073>077-083-084-162100-
/O.EXP.KRAH.FZ.W.0001.000000T0000Z-140416T1300Z/
/O.CON.KRAH.FZ.W.0002.140417T0400Z-140417T1400Z/
PERSON-GRANVILLE-VANCE-WARREN-FORSYTH-GUILFORD-ALAMANCE-ORANGE-
DURHAM-FRANKLIN-DAVIDSON-RANDOLPH-CHATHAM-WAKE-STANLY-MONTGOMERY-
MOORE-LEE-HARNETT-ANSON-RICHMOND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROXBORO...OXFORD...BUTNER...CREEDMOOR...
HENDERSON...NORLINA...WARRENTON...WINSTON-SALEM...GREENSBORO...
HIGH POINT...BURLINGTON...GRAHAM...CHAPEL HILL...CARRBORO...
DURHAM...LOUISBURG...FRANKLINTON...LEXINGTON...THOMASVILLE...
ASHEBORO...ARCHDALE...TRINITY...SILER CITY...PITTSBORO...
RALEIGH...CARY...ALBEMARLE...TROY...BISCOE...MOUNT GILEAD...
SOUTHERN PINES...PINEHURST...ABERDEEN...SEVEN LAKES...SANFORD...
DUNN...ERWIN...ANGIER...LILLINGTON...WADESBORO...POLKTON...
ROCKINGHAM...HAMLET...EAST ROCKINGHAM
852 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
10 AM EDT THURSDAY...

* TEMPERATURES...TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO BE IN THE 27 TO 32
  DEGREE RANGE LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...VEGETATION SENSITIVE TO THESE COLD TEMPERATURES MAY
  BE DAMAGED OR KILLED IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

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