Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
359 AM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...HARD FREEZE OCCURRING ACROSS THE AREA THIS MORNING...

.A CANADIAN HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS IS
PRODUCING A HARD FREEZE OVER MOST OF THE REGION EARLY THIS MORNING.
TEMPERATURES ARE IN THE 20S AREA-WIDE. ABUNDANT SUNSHINE AND RETURN
OF SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL ALLOW TEMPERATURES TO WARM QUICKLY THIS
MORNING.


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CHEROKEE-CLAY-SCOTT TN-CAMPBELL-CLAIBORNE-HANCOCK-HAWKINS-
SULLIVAN-MORGAN-ANDERSON-UNION-GRAINGER-HAMBLEN-NORTHWEST COCKE-
NORTHWEST GREENE-WASHINGTON TN-NORTHWEST CARTER-ROANE-LOUDON-KNOX-
JEFFERSON-NW BLOUNT-NORTH SEVIER-SEQUATCHIE-BLEDSOE-RHEA-MEIGS-
MCMINN-NORTHWEST MONROE-SOUTHEAST MONROE-MARION-HAMILTON-BRADLEY-
WEST POLK-EAST POLK-LEE-SCOTT-WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MURPHY...HAYESVILLE...ONEIDA...
LA FOLLETTE...TAZEWELL...SNEEDVILLE...ROGERSVILLE...KINGSPORT...
BRISTOL...WARTBURG...CLINTON...OAK RIDGE...MAYNARDVILLE...
RUTLEDGE...MORRISTOWN...NEWPORT...GREENEVILLE...JOHNSON CITY...
ELIZABETHTON...KINGSTON...LENOIR CITY...KNOXVILLE...DANDRIDGE...
MARYVILLE...SEVIERVILLE...DUNLAP...PIKEVILLE...DAYTON...DECATUR...
ATHENS...MADISONVILLE...COKER CREEK...JASPER...CHATTANOOGA...
CLEVELAND...BENTON...DUCKTOWN...JONESVILLE...GATE CITY...ABINGDON
359 AM EDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...HARD FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT /10 AM
CDT/ THIS MORNING...

* EVENT...A HARD FREEZE IS OCCURRING OVER MOST OF THE REGION EARLY
  THIS MORNING. TEMPERATURES ARE IN THE 20S AREA-WIDE.

* TIMING...ABUNDANT SUNSHINE AND RETURN OF SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL
  ALLOW TEMPERATURES TO WARM QUICKLY THIS MORNING. TEMPERATURES
  WILL WARM AT OR ABOVE FREEZING BY AROUND 10 ET (9 AM CT).

* IMPACTS...THE PROLONGED PERIOD OF FREEZING TEMPERATURES WILL KILL
  STRAWBERRY PLANTS AND BLOOMS OF ANY FRUIT TREES IF NOT PROTECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HARD FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE
IMMINENT OR HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL CROPS AND
OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

&&

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