Polk County, TN
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Special Weather Statement
NCZ060-061-TNZ012>018-035>047-067>074-081>087-098>102-VAZ001-002-
005-006-008-081000-
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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MURPHY...HAYESVILLE...ONEIDA...
LA FOLLETTE...TAZEWELL...SNEEDVILLE...ROGERSVILLE...KINGSPORT...
BRISTOL...MOUNTAIN CITY...WARTBURG...CLINTON...OAK RIDGE...
MAYNARDVILLE...RUTLEDGE...MORRISTOWN...NEWPORT...COSBY...
GREENEVILLE...CEDAR CREEK...JOHNSON CITY...ERWIN...ELIZABETHTON...
ROAN MOUNTAIN...KINGSTON...LENOIR CITY...KNOXVILLE...DANDRIDGE...
MARYVILLE...CADES COVE...SEVIERVILLE...GATLINBURG...DUNLAP...
PIKEVILLE...DAYTON...DECATUR...ATHENS...MADISONVILLE...
COKER CREEK...JASPER...CHATTANOOGA...CLEVELAND...BENTON...
DUCKTOWN...JONESVILLE...WISE...NORTON...GATE CITY...LEBANON...
ABINGDON
656 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016 /556 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016/

...WINTER WEATHER RETURNS TO THE TENNESSEE VALLEY AND SOUTHERN
APPALACHIANS REGION LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

A COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE TENNESSEE VALLEY AND SOUTHERN
APPALACHIANS LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY MONDAY MORNING...BRINGING WITH
IT A MIXTURE OF RAIN AND SNOW. AS THE COLD AIR MOVES INTO THE AREA
MONDAY MORNING...THE PRECIPITATION WILL CHANGE TO ALL SNOW DURING
THE AFTERNOON OR EARLY EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS AND SNOW FLURRIES WILL
BE POSSIBLE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY...DUE TO THE COMBINATION
OF SUFFICIENT MOISTURE AND SUBFREEZING AIR IN PLACE. THERE IS STILL
SOME UNCERTAINTY OF THE STRENGTH OF THIS SYSTEM...BUT SOME LIGHT
SNOWFALL ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE VALLEY...WITH HIGHER
AMOUNTS EXPECTED ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS OF SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA AND
EAST TENNESSEE.

BESIDES THE SNOW...MUCH COLDER TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED THROUGH
THE MIDDLE OF THE WORK WEEK. HIGHS MONDAY WILL BE LATE IN THE
MORNING OR EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN FALL THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.
HIGHS TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER 20S IN
SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TO THE MIDDLE AND UPPER 30S ACROSS THE SOUTHERN
VALLEY...WITH LOWS IN THE TEENS AND 20S.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR LOCAL MEDIA FOR THE
LATEST UPDATES ON THIS SYSTEM.

$$

Winter Weather Advisory
NCZ060-061-TNZ041-043-045-047-072-074-087-102-081030-
/O.CON.KMRX.WW.Y.0005.160208T1200Z-160210T0000Z/
CHEROKEE-CLAY-COCKE SMOKY MOUNTAINS-SOUTHEAST GREENE-UNICOI-
SOUTHEAST CARTER-BLOUNT SMOKY MOUNTAINS-SEVIER SMOKY MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHEAST MONROE-EAST POLK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MURPHY...HAYESVILLE...COSBY...
CEDAR CREEK...ERWIN...ROAN MOUNTAIN...CADES COVE...GATLINBURG...
COKER CREEK...DUCKTOWN
910 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM MONDAY TO
7 PM EST TUESDAY...

* EVENT...A COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE THROUGH THE AREA AND
BRING WITH IT COLDER TEMPERATURES AND CHANCES FOR SNOW. LIGHT
SNOW COULD OCCUR DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS MONDAY BEFORE
TEMPERATURES WARM UP DURING THE DAY SWITCHING PRECIPITATION OVER
TO RAINFALL IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS... HOWEVER THE HIGHER
ELEVATIONS WILL LIKELY REMAIN COLD ENOUGH DURING THE DAYTIME
HOURS TO RECEIVE MUCH MORE SNOW DUE TO THE COLD TEMPERATURES.
COLD AIR THEN RETURNS MONDAY NIGHT AND REMAINS OVER THE AREA.
ANY PRECIPITATION THAT FALLS AFTER MONDAY NIGHT WILL BE SNOW.
DURING THE EVENT PLACES COULD SEE 2 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW WITH
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY IN THE HIGHER TERRAIN.

* TIMING...SNOWFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE EARLY MONDAY MORNING...THEN
MORE SNOW WILL OCCUR MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...THE SNOW COULD CAUSE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS...
ESPECIALLY ON SECONDARY ROADS.

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.

&&

$$

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