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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Morristown TN
1020 AM EST Fri Jan 18 2019

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-
1020 AM EST Fri Jan 18 2019 /920 AM CST Fri Jan 18 2019/

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Patchy dense fog will reduce visibilities to below one mile in a
few locations through noon. Please exercise extra caution while
driving this morning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

...High Wind Watch for the Mountains and Adjacent Foothills for

A strong low pressure system will affect the area Saturday and
Sunday. Ahead of this system, high winds will be possible across
the mountains and foothills on Saturday. Southerly winds of 25 to
40 mph with gusts to 65 mph are possible.

There will be a chance of thunderstorms Saturday afternoon and
evening, and some storms could produce strong wind gusts and
locally heavy rainfall. Much colder air will build into the area
late Saturday night and Sunday, bringing a potential for light
snow accumulations, mainly in the mountains and Southwest
Virginia. Bitterly cold temperatures and brisk northwest winds may
produce low wind chill values on Sunday night and Monday morning,
mainly in the higher terrain.


Spotter activation may be needed on Saturday.


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