Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Morristown TN
1037 AM EDT Sun Oct 21 2018

.DISCUSSION...

Coldest morning of the Fall season so far. Temperatures in the
higher elevations were well below freezing this morning and still
slightly below freezing in a few locations. The temperature at
Mount LeConte was a cold 15 degrees early this morning with
Newfound Gap reporting 23. Went ahead and expired the freezing
warning this morning for the higher elevations with temperatures
warming to near freezing over the last hour or so. Surface high
pressure will move through the area today with mostly sunny skies
forecast. Highs will be cool ranging from the upper 40s to mid 50s
for most locations. Radiational cooling is forecast tonight with
lows in the upper 20s to mid 30s. A freeze is forecast for NE TN
and SW VA and a freeze warning has been issued with frost in the
central and southern valley.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
Chattanooga Airport, TN             58  37  66  44 /   0   0   0   0
Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport, TN  56  35  64  42 /   0   0   0   0
Oak Ridge, TN                       55  35  64  42 /   0   0   0   0
Tri Cities Airport, TN              52  30  62  38 /   0   0   0   0

&&

.MRX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
NC...Freeze Warning from 2 AM to 9 AM EDT Monday for Cherokee-Clay.

TN...Freeze Warning from 2 AM to 9 AM EDT Monday for Blount Smoky
     Mountains-Campbell-Claiborne-Cocke Smoky Mountains-East
     Polk-Grainger-Hamblen-Hancock-Hawkins-Jefferson-Johnson-
     Morgan-Northwest Carter-Northwest Cocke-Northwest Greene-
     Scott TN-Sevier Smoky Mountains-Southeast Carter-Southeast
     Greene-Southeast Monroe-Sullivan-Unicoi-Union-Washington TN.

     Frost Advisory from 2 AM EDT /1 AM CDT/ to 9 AM EDT /8 AM CDT/
     Monday for Anderson-Bledsoe-Bradley-Hamilton-Knox-Loudon-
     Marion-McMinn-Meigs-NW Blount-North Sevier-Northwest Monroe-
     Rhea-Roane-Sequatchie-West Polk.

VA...Freeze Warning from 2 AM to 9 AM EDT Monday for Lee-Russell-
     Scott-Washington-Wise.

&&

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