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Winter Storm Warning

National Weather Service Morristown TN
922 PM EDT Tue Mar 20 2018

...Wintry Conditions Returning across the Southern Appalachians
Tonight through Wednesday Night...

.Colder air will spill into the tonight behind a cold front. The
colder air will allow rain to mix with or change to snow showers
through Wednesday night, depending on elevation. Snow
accumulations are expected across the higher elevations, along
with unseasonably cold temperatures and brisk northwest winds.

Johnson-Cocke Smoky Mountains-Southeast Greene-Unicoi-
Southeast Carter-Blount Smoky Mountains-Sevier Smoky Mountains-
Southeast Monroe-
Including the cities of Mountain City, Cosby, Cedar Creek, Erwin,
Roan Mountain, Cades Cove, Gatlinburg, and Coker Creek
922 PM EDT Tue Mar 20 2018


* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 5
  inches, with localized amounts up to 10 inches, are expected.

* WHERE...Portions of East Tennessee.

* WHEN...From 11 PM this evening to midnight EDT Wednesday night.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions. Be
  prepared for significant reductions in visibility at times.


A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you
must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency.



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Morristown TN
339 PM 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-
339 PM EDT Tue Mar 20 2018 /239 PM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018/

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

...Rain Changing to Snow Showers across the Higher Elevations
toight 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...

Colder air will spill into the region this evening. Rain showers
will transition to snow showers as temperatures drop. Snow showers
are expected to linger through Wednesday and Wednesday evening.
Snow accumulations are expected across the higher elevations of
Southwest Virginia and the Tennessee mountains, with snowfall of
2 to 5 inches, except 5 to 10 inches possible 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.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

No hazardous weather is expected.


Spotter activation is not expected.


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