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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
442 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...ARCTIC AIR WILL TURN RAIN INTO A WINTRY MIX THIS MORNING...

.COLD ARCTIC AIR WILL MOVE IN BEHIND AN APPROACHING STRONG COLD
FRONT. WHILE PRECIPITATION IS ONGOING...PLUNGING SURFACE
TEMPERATURES TO BELOW FREEZING...ESPECIALLY OVER THE CUMBERLAND
PLATEAU AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...THE RAIN WILL CHANGE TO A WINTRY
MIX OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET. THESE CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST FOR A
FEW HOURS BEFORE CHANGING OVER TO ALL SNOW.

TNZ016>018-036>047-068>074-084>086-099>101-051745-
/O.CON.KMRX.WW.Y.0013.000000T0000Z-150305T2100Z/
HAWKINS-SULLIVAN-JOHNSON-ANDERSON-UNION-GRAINGER-HAMBLEN-
NORTHWEST COCKE-COCKE SMOKY MOUNTAINS-NORTHWEST GREENE-
SOUTHEAST GREENE-WASHINGTON TN-UNICOI-NORTHWEST CARTER-
SOUTHEAST CARTER-LOUDON-KNOX-JEFFERSON-NW BLOUNT-
BLOUNT SMOKY MOUNTAINS-NORTH SEVIER-SEVIER SMOKY MOUNTAINS-MEIGS-
MCMINN-NORTHWEST MONROE-HAMILTON-BRADLEY-WEST POLK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROGERSVILLE...KINGSPORT...BRISTOL...
MOUNTAIN CITY...CLINTON...OAK RIDGE...MAYNARDVILLE...RUTLEDGE...
MORRISTOWN...NEWPORT...COSBY...GREENEVILLE...CEDAR CREEK...
JOHNSON CITY...ERWIN...ELIZABETHTON...ROAN MOUNTAIN...
LENOIR CITY...KNOXVILLE...DANDRIDGE...MARYVILLE...CADES COVE...
SEVIERVILLE...GATLINBURG...DECATUR...ATHENS...MADISONVILLE...
CHATTANOOGA...CLEVELAND...BENTON
442 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* EVENT...RAIN EARLY THEN A WINTRY MIX WITH FREEZING RAIN
  CHANGING TO SLEET AND SNOW. FREEZING RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF
  LESS THAN QUARTER OF AN INCH. SLEET AND SNOW WITH
  ACCUMULATIONS GENERALLY 1 INCH OR LESS.

* TIMING...THE WINTRY MIX WILL CONTINUE UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS
  AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ROAD CONDITIONS WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS. WHEN
  TRAVELING...SLOW DOWN AND DRIVE WITH CAUTION. GIVE YOURSELF
  EXTRA ROOM BETWEEN YOU AND THE VEHICLE AHEAD OF YOU. THE ICE
  ACCUMULATIONS MAY DOWN TREES AND POWER LINES WITH LOCALIZED
  POWER OUTAGES POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...
AND/OR FREEZING RAIN ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING...BUT
ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE LIGHT.  DRIVING AND WALKING MAY
BE DIFFICULT ON UNTREATED ROADWAYS AND SIDEWALKS. BE PREPARED FOR
SNOW AND ICE COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES. IF YOU MUST
TRAVEL...SLOW DOWN AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR
DESTINATION.

&&

$$




Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
441 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

NCZ060-061-TNZ012>018-035>047-067>074-081>087-098>102-VAZ001-002-
005-006-008-060945-
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-
441 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

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

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

THE COMBINATION OF SNOW MELT AND RAINFALL WILL ALLOW RIVER LEVELS
TO RISE AND THERE WILL BE THE POTENTIAL OF RIVER
FLOODING...ESPECIALLY ACROSS ACROSS SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA. VARIOUS
FLOOD WATCHES AND WARNING ARE IN EFFECT.

ALSO...A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THIS MORNING.
ACCUMULATING ICE AND SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY ALONG THE
NORTHERN CUMBERLAND PLATEAU...SOUTHWEST VA AND THE EAST TN
MOUNTAINS. ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF A TENTH TO A QUARTER OF AN INCH AND
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE. PLEASE SEE THE
WINTER STORM WATCH...AND WARNING PRODUCTS FOR MORE DETAILS.

TONGIHT BEHIND THE SYSTEM...ANOTHER SURGE OF COLD ARCTIC AIR WILL
MOVE INTO THE EASTERN TENNESSEE VALLEY AND SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS.
LOWS WILL FALL INTO THE TEENS AND LOW 20S WITH WIND CHILLS IN THE
SINGLE DIGITS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED...BUT ANY REPORTS OF FLOODING
OR SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE VERY HELPFUL.

$$




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