Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
1227 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

NCZ060-061-TNZ012>018-035>047-067>074-081>087-098>102-VAZ001-002-
005-006-008-011630-
CHEROKEE-CLAY-SCOTT TN-CAMPBELL-CLAIBORNE-HANCOCK-HAWKINS-
SULLIVAN-JOHNSON-MORGAN-ANDERSON-UNION-GRAINGER-HAMBLEN-
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-
WISE-SCOTT-RUSSELL-WASHINGTON-
1227 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST NORTH
CAROLINA...EAST TENNESSEE AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

A STRONG UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE SOUTHEASTWARD
ACROSS THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIAN REGION TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY
MORNING. THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS
ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS...ALONG WITH MUCH COLDER TEMPERATURES
FOR THE WEEKEND.

A WINTER STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR TONIGHT AND SATURDAY
ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA AND THE EAST
TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS...WHERE LIFE THREATENING CONDITIONS DUE TO
SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS IS EXPECTED. ANY UNNECESSARY
TRAVEL OR OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES...SUCH AS HIKING OR CAMPING IS
STRONGLY DISCOURAGED IN THESE AREAS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...

LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE ALSO EXPECTED ACROSS PORTIONS OF
NORTHEAST TENNESSEE BY MIDDAY SATURDAY...AS WELL AS CONTINUED
SNOWFALL ALONG THE MOUNTAINS OF EAST TENNESSEE AND SOUTHWEST
VIRGINIA THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING. IN ADDITION...OVERNIGHT
FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED ON SATURDAY FOR SNOWFALL REPORTS
ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

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