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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Morristown TN
312 PM EST Wed Feb 26 2020

Johnson-Morgan-Anderson-Union-Grainger-Hamblen-Northwest Cocke-
Cocke Smoky Mountains-Northwest Greene-Southeast Greene-
Washington-Unicoi-Northwest Carter-Southeast Carter-Roane-Loudon-
Knox-Jefferson-Northwest 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-Wise-Russell-
312 PM EST Wed Feb 26 2020 /212 PM CST Wed Feb 26 2020/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of southwest North
Carolina...east Tennessee and southwest Virginia.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Periods of rain showers will begin changing over to snow showers
this afternoon over some of the higher elevations of the Plateau,
southwest Virginia, and the east Tennessee mountains, and then
will transition to all snow showers tonight even in valley areas.
Light snow accumulations of up to an inch will be possible across
portions of the northern Plateau, northeast Tennessee, and
southwest Virginia by late tonight with up to 2 inches over the
higher elevations of Southwest Virginia. Snow accumulations of 2
to 5 inches will be possible over the mountains of East Tennessee at
elevations above 2500 feet, as well as over High Knob Virginia
where a winter weather advisory is in effect. Higher amounts of 4
to 8 inches with locally higher amounts are expected over the
Smoky Mountains where a winter storm warning is in effect.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Another chance for snowfall will occur Thursady night through
Friday night. The higher terrain across Southwest Virginia and
East Tennessee could pick up another 1 to 3 inches of snow with
locally higher amounts in the highest reaches of the Smokies.
The Cumberland Plateau and parts of the Tennessee Valley may see
a dusting up to 1 inch.


Spotter activation will not be needed.


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