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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Morristown TN
420 AM EDT Thu Mar 30 2017

Cherokee-Clay-Scott TN-Campbell-Claiborne-Hancock-Hawkins-
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-
420 AM EDT Thu Mar 30 2017 /320 AM CDT Thu Mar 30 2017/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Southwest North
Carolina...East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

...Risk of severe thunderstorms late Today and Tonight,
especially across the Plateau and southeast Tennessee...
...Windy Conditions across the far east Tennessee Mountains and
Foothills late Today and Tonight...

A strong storm system will move across the Tennessee Valley
today and tonight, producing widespread showers and
thunderstorms. Some of these storms may be severe, especially
across the Plateau and southeast Tennessee. Damaging winds and
hail will be the main threat, but isolated tornadoes are possible.
Locally heavy rains are also possible.

Confidence is low on how strong and widespread the storms will be

Strong winds aloft will also develop late today and continue
through early Friday morning. Windy conditions are expected
across the far eastern Tennessee and southwest Virginia mountains
and foothills with southerly wind gusts up to 55 mph possible. A
wind advisory is in effect for the far east Tennessee Mountains
and Foothills for late today and tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

No hazardous weather is expected.


Spotter activation may be needed late today and tonight.