Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
1122 AM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

NCZ060-061-TNZ012>018-035>047-067>074-081>087-098>102-VAZ001-002-
005-006-008-261530-
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-
1122 AM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

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

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

A RISK FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS EXISTS FROM THE MID TO LATE
AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING...AND AGAIN FROM THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT HOURS ACROSS THE TENNESSEE VALLEY AND SOUTHERN
APPALACHIAN REGION ALONG AND AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT.

THERE IS SOME UNCERTAINTY REGARDING STORM COVERAGE...PARTICULARLY
WITH RESPECT TO THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING ACTIVITY.
HOWEVER...SHOULD A THUNDERSTORM DEVELOP...THE ENVIRONMENT IN PLACE
WOULD ALLOW IT TO QUICKLY BECOME SEVERE. DAMAGING WINDS UP TO 70
MPH...AND LARGE HAIL OF GOLFBALL SIZE WILL BE THE PRIMARY IMPACTS
WITH THIS ACTIVITY. HOWEVER...AN ISOLATED TORNADO OT TWO CANNOT BE
RULED OUT. ADDITIONALLY...HEAVY RAINS FROM THIS ACTIVITY MAY ALSO
CAUSE LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING PROBLEMS.

PLEASE MONITOR THE LATEST FORECAST INFORMATION REGARDING THE SEVERE
WEATHER POTENTIAL FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE...PARTICULARLY
IF YOU HAVE OUTDOOR PLANS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. HAVE A WAY
TO RECEIVE ANY WATCH AND WARNING INFORMATION AND KNOW WHAT ACTIONS
TO TAKE SHOULD A WARNING BE ISSUED FOR YOUR AREA.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS POSSIBLE AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING IN
SUPPORT OF SEVERE WEATHER OPERATIONS.

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