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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Morristown TN
406 AM 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-
406 AM EDT Tue Mar 20 2018 /306 AM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018/

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

.DAY ONE...Today

No hazardous weather is expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tonight through Monday

...Rain Changing to Snow Showers across the Higher Elevations
Tuesday Night 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...

A cold front will move across the Tennessee Valley and southern
Appalachians Today with colder air spilling into the region. For
Tonight through Wednesday evening, the colder air will move into
the southern Appalachians with the rain changing to snow showers.
Snow accumulations are expected across the higher elevations with
snowfall of 2 to 5 inches, except 5 to 9 inches 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.


Spotter activation is not expected.


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