Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
439 AM EDT SAT NOV 1 2014

NCZ060-061-TNZ012>018-035>047-067>074-081>087-098>102-VAZ001-002-
005-006-008-020845-
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-
439 AM EDT SAT NOV 1 2014

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

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

A STRONG UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE SOUTHEASTWARD
ACROSS THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIAN REGION TODAY. 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 TODAY 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.

LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE ALSO EXPECTED ACROSS PORTIONS OF
NORTHEAST TENNESSEE EARLY TODAY...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.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...

BELOW FREEZING TEMPERATURES SUNDAY AND MONDAY MORNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

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