Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
345 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

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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-
345 AM EDT SUN APR 19 2015

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

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

...LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS TODAY...
...A RISK OF STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING...

A WARM FRONT WILL MOVE NORTH ACROSS THE TENNESSEE VALLEY AND
SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS THIS MORNING...BRINGING WITH IT INCREASING
MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY. PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINS ARE
ANTICIPATED WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE. THE HEAVY RAINS
MAY CAUSE LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING OF AREA ROADWAYS... SMALL
STREAMS...AND PONDING OF WATER ACROSS LOW-LYING AREAS.

THE INCREASING INSTABILITY WILL INCREASE THE THREAT OF
THUNDERSTORMS LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING...WITH STRONG
TO SEVERE STORMS POSSIBLE. THE MAIN THREATS ARE EXPECTED TO BE
ISOLATED DAMAGING DOWNBURSTS WINDS AND HAIL UP TO QUARTER
SIZE...AND ISOLATED TORNADOES MAY BE POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...

THE THREAT FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUES INTO MONDAY.
THE CHANCE OF SEVERE STORMS REMAINS LOW...BUT STRONG STORMS AND AN
ISOLATED SEVERE ARE POSSIBLE MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...WITH
THE HIGHEST CHANCES BEING IN FAR NORTHEAST TENNESSEE INTO
SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA. DAMAGING WINDS...LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN...AND
QUARTER SIZED HAIL COULD OCCUR WITH THE STRONGEST STORMS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

LOCALIZED SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE REQUESTED FOR SUNDAY AND MONDAY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

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