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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Morristown TN
320 PM EST Sat Jan 19 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-
320 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019 /220 PM CST Sat Jan 19 2019/

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Widespread rainfall of 1-2 inches with locally higher amounts
will lead to localized areas of flooding. Turn around don`t drown.

Strong winds will continue ahead of the approaching system. A
high wind warning has been issued for the mountains and foothills
with a wind advisory across portions of southwest Virginia and
southwest North Carolina. Gusts of up to 65 mph are possible in
the warning area with gusts up to 45 mph possible in the advisory

A few strong storms will also be possible, generally south of
Interstate 40. A few of these storms could produce locally
damaging wind gusts this afternoon.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Rain will change to snow early Sunday morning. Light snow
accumulations of 1 to 3 inches are expected over the far eastern
Tennessee and southwest Virginia Mountains. Snowfall of 1/2 to 1
inch are possible across the Plateau counties and lower elevations
of 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 today.


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