Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Morristown TN
339 PM EDT Fri Mar 16 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 Fri Mar 16 2018 /239 PM CDT Fri Mar 16 2018/

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

...Strong to Severe Thunderstorms Possible Saturday Afternoon
and Evening and again on Monday evening...

An upper level storm system and associated frontal boundary will
move across the Tennessee Valley and southern Appalachians
late Saturday afternoon and evening. Gust southwesterly winds
Saturday will pull moisture and instability ahead of this system
with scattered storms expected to develop during the afternoon.
Some of these storms may become severe producing large hail and
strong damaging winds.

Strong thunderstorms will be possible again on Monday evening.
Although it is still too early to determine the main threats or
the intensity of storms, there does appear to be some potential
for severe storms.


Spotter activation may be needed Saturday and Monday evening.


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