Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
417 AM EST WED FEB 25 2015

NCZ060-061-TNZ012>018-035>047-067>074-081>087-098>102-VAZ001-002-
005-006-008-260930-
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-
417 AM EST WED FEB 25 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

PATCHY DENSE FREEZING FOG CAN BE EXPECTED EARLY THIS MORNING. THE
FOG WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO ONE-QUARTER MILE OR LESS. THE
FREEZING FOG COMBINED WITH REFROZEN WATER ON AREA ROADWAYS WILL
PRODUCE SOME BLACK ICE.

A WINTER WEATHER SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING PRODUCING HEAVY SNOWFALL OVER THE SOUTHERN
TENNESSEE VALLEY...FAR SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA...AND THE HIGHER
TERRAIN OF THE SMOKY MOUNTAINS. LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL WILL
ALSO OCCUR ACROSS THE REST OF EAST TENNESSEE INTO SOUTHWEST
VIRGINIA.

SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 7 INCHES ARE EXPECTED IN THE WARNING
AREA WITH GENERALLY 2 TO 4 INCHES IN THE ADVISORY. SNOW AND ICE
COVERED ROADWAYS LATE TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING WILL MAKE
TRAVEL DIFFICULT ACROSS THE AREA. ALSO...THE SNOW TEXTURE WILL BE
FAIRLY WET ACROSS THE WARNING AREA. THE WET SNOW MAY DOWN SOME
TREES AND POWER LINES WITH LOCALIZED POWER OUTAGES POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...

SNOW SHOWERS OR FLURRIES WILL CONTINUE THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING. ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS UP TO 1 INCH ARE EXPECTED
ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS WITH A DUSTING POSSIBLE ACROSS THE
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL TENNESSEE VALLEY.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED BUT ANY SNOWFALL AND OTHER
REPORTS WILL BE APPRECIATED LATE TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

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