Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Morristown TN
339 PM EDT Tue Mar 20 2018

Cherokee-Clay-Scott TN-Campbell-Claiborne-Hancock-Hawkins-
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-
339 PM EDT Tue Mar 20 2018 /239 PM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Southwest North
Carolina...East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

...Rain Changing to Snow Showers across the Higher Elevations
toight through Wednesday Night...
...Winter Storm Warning is effect for the Higher Elevations of
southwest Virginia, such as High Knob, and the far eastern
Tennessee Mountains for Tonight through Wednesday Evening...

Colder air will spill into the region this evening. Rain showers
will transition to snow showers as temperatures drop. Snow showers
are expected to linger through Wednesday and Wednesday evening.
Snow accumulations are expected across the higher elevations of
Southwest Virginia and the Tennessee mountains, with snowfall of
2 to 5 inches, except 5 to 10 inches possible over the highest
elevations of the Smoky Mountains and Roane Mountain.

Across the lower elevations of southwest Virginia and the northern
Plateau, snow accumulations of 1 to 2 inches are possible.

Anyone planning on venturing out across the higher terrain, such
as hikers, should plan for wintry conditions with temperatures
dropping into the upper teens and middle 20s, windy conditions,
snow packed and icy trails. Best to delay venturing out across
the mountainous areas of the southern Appalachians.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

No hazardous weather is expected.


Spotter activation is not expected.


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