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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
325 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

NCZ060-061-TNZ012>018-035>047-067>074-081>087-098>102-VAZ001-002-
005-006-008-272030-
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-
325 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

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

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

COLDER NORTHWEST FLOW CONTINUING TO MOVE BEHIND A LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM WILL KEEP SNOW SHOWERS ACROSS HIGHER ELEVATIONS THROUGH MUCH
OF THE NIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS MAY MIX WITH OR CHANGE TO SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS AS WELL...BUT LITTLE OR NO ACCUMULATION IS
EXPECTED THERE. ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE
EXPECTED MAINLY AT ELEVATIONS ABOVE 2500 FEET IN THE EAST TENNESSEE
MOUNTAINS. AROUND AN INCH OR LESS OF SNOW ACCUMULATION WILL BE
POSSIBLE ACROSS HIGHER ELEVATION AREAS OF SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA AND
THE NORTHERN PLATEAU. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER
THE HIGHEST ELEVATIONS.

PLEASE STAY TUNED TO YOUR NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR FAVORITE RADIO AND
TV STATION FOR THE LATEST WEATHER FORECAST.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...

ANOTHER SYSTEM WILL BRING RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS POSSIBLE TO
NORTHEAST TENNESSEE...SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...AND HIGHER ELEVATIONS ON
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. A POSSIBILITY OF SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO
AN INCH ARE POSSIBLE MAINLY FRIDAY MORNING. ANOTHER WAVE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IS EXPECTED SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY...MAINLY AFFECTING
HIGHER ELEVATIONS.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER REPORTS OF SNOWFALL WILL BE HELPFUL TONIGHT.

$$




Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
339 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

...LIGHT ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL MAY LINGER OVERNIGHT INTO TUESDAY
MORNING MAINLY ABOVE 3000 FEET...

.TEMPERATURES CONTINUED TO TUMBLE AS COLDER AIR MOVED INTO THE
REGION THIS AFTERNOON. AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL SWEEP
SOUTHEAST TONIGHT...AND SHOULD CAUSE A PROLONGED PERIOD OF SNOW
SHOWERS...ESPECIALLY FOR THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS ALONG THE TENNESSEE
AND NORTH CAROLINA LINE. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY HAS BEEN
EXTENDED OVERNIGHT THROUGH NOON EST TUESDAY...WITH AN ADDITIONAL 1
TO 2 INCHES OF SNOW ACCUMULATION EXPECTED ABOVE 3000 FEET.

FOR AREAS OUTSIDE OF THE ADVISORY...A DUSTING TO NEAR 1 INCH OF
SNOW ACCUMULATION IS POSSIBLE...MAINLY OVER NORTHERN PARTS OF THE
CUMBERLAND PLATEAU AND HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA.

TNZ018-041-043-045>047-072-074-087-270900-
/O.EXT.KMRX.WW.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-150127T1700Z/
JOHNSON-COCKE SMOKY MOUNTAINS-SOUTHEAST GREENE-UNICOI-
NORTHWEST CARTER-SOUTHEAST CARTER-BLOUNT SMOKY MOUNTAINS-
SEVIER SMOKY MOUNTAINS-SOUTHEAST MONROE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MOUNTAIN CITY...COSBY...CEDAR CREEK...
ERWIN...ELIZABETHTON...ROAN MOUNTAIN...CADES COVE...GATLINBURG...
COKER CREEK
339 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TUESDAY...

* EVENT...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO 2 INCHES OF SNOW
  EXPECTED OVERNIGHT...WITH TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 7 INCHES
  POSSIBLE...MAINLY AT ELEVATIONS ABOVE 3000 FEET. ISOLATED HIGHER
  AMOUNTS WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE HIGHEST ELEVATIONS...SUCH AS
  MOUNT LECONTE.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY TO INCREASE AT TIMES OVERNIGHT
  BEFORE TAPERING OFF TO FLURRIES AFTER TUESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADWAYS...BRIDGES...OVERPASSES...AS WELL
  AS SIDEWALKS AND DECKS MAY BECOME SNOW COVERED AND HAZARDOUS.
  BE EXTRA CAUTIOUS IF HAVE TO GO OUTDOORS OR TRAVEL TONIGHT AS
  TEMPERATURES FALL INTO THE 20S.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW 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 COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED
VISIBILITIES. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...SLOW DOWN AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME
TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

&&

$$

TG




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