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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
321 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...STRONG WINDS EXPECTED ALONG THE EAST TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS AND
SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA ON SUNDAY...

.STRONG DOWNSLOPE WINDS WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE EAST TENNESSEE AND
SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING UPPER-
LEVEL STORM SYSTEM. THE HIGHEST WINDS WILL OCCUR ALONG THE PEAKS
OF THE MOUNTAINS...BUT STRONG...ERRATIC...GUSTY WINDS ARE ALSO
EXPECTED BELOW 3000 FEET INTO THE SMOKY MOUNTAIN FOOTHILLS. THESE
WINDS COULD CONTRIBUTE TO FIRE GROWTH AND SPREAD IN AREAS THAT
STILL HAVE ONGOING WILDFIRES. ADDITIONALLY...THESE DOWNSLOPE WINDS
MAY ERODE THE PRECIPITATION SHIELD THAT WILL BE MOVING ACROSS THE
REGION IN LOCATIONS DIRECTLY ALONG THE MOUNTAINS THAT ARE IMPACTED
BY WILDFIRES.

NCZ060-061-TNZ018-041-043-045-047-072-074-087-102-041000-
/O.NEW.KMRX.WI.Y.0016.161204T1500Z-161205T0300Z/
CHEROKEE-CLAY-JOHNSON-COCKE SMOKY MOUNTAINS-SOUTHEAST GREENE-
UNICOI-SOUTHEAST CARTER-BLOUNT SMOKY MOUNTAINS-
SEVIER SMOKY MOUNTAINS-SOUTHEAST MONROE-EAST POLK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MURPHY...HAYESVILLE...MOUNTAIN CITY...
COSBY...CEDAR CREEK...ERWIN...ROAN MOUNTAIN...CADES COVE...
GATLINBURG...COKER CREEK...DUCKTOWN
321 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 10 PM EST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MORRISTOWN HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 10 PM EST SUNDAY.

* TIMING...10 AM TO 10 PM ON SUNDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST WINDS OF 15 TO 30 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 50
  MPH.

* IMPACTS...THESE WINDS COULD CONTRIBUTE TO FIRE GROWTH AND SPREAD
  IN AREAS THAT STILL HAVE ONGOING WILDFIRES. ADDITIONALLY...THEY MAY
  DOWN TREES OR TREE LIMBS...AS WELL AS POWER LINES. LOOSE OUTDOOR
  OBJECTS SHOULD BE SECURED. MOTORISTS SHOULD BE EXTRA CAUTIOUS TO
  CROSS WINDS ESPECIALLY WHEN DRIVING IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 26 TO 39 MPH AND/OR GUSTS OF
40 TO 57 MPH ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN
MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.
USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$


Air Quality Alert


AIR QUALITY ALERT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
321 PM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

TNZ013-036>039-067>070-040500-
CAMPBELL-ANDERSON-UNION-GRAINGER-HAMBLEN-ROANE-LOUDON-KNOX-
JEFFERSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LA FOLLETTE...CLINTON...OAK RIDGE...
MAYNARDVILLE...RUTLEDGE...MORRISTOWN...KINGSTON...LENOIR CITY...
KNOXVILLE...DANDRIDGE
321 PM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

THE TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND CONSERVATION HAS ISSUED
AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY FOR THE KNOXVILLE AREA...IN EFFECT FROM
NOW UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST SATURDAY NIGHT.

A CODE ORANGE AIR QUALITY ALERT FOR PARTICULATE MATTER HAS BEEN
ISSUED. GROUND LEVEL PARTICULATE CONCENTRATIONS WITHIN THE REGION
MAY APPROACH OR EXCEED UNHEALTHY STANDARDS. MEMBERS OF SENSITIVE
GROUPS MAY EXPERIENCE HEALTH EFFECTS. THE GENERAL PUBLIC IS NOT
LIKELY TO BE AFFECTED.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...PLEASE VISIT THE TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT
OF ENVIRONMENT AND CONSERVATION FACEBOOK PAGE @TN AIR QUALITY.

$$

AIR QUALITY ALERT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
321 PM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

TNZ040-041-071>074-040500-
NORTHWEST COCKE-COCKE SMOKY MOUNTAINS-NW BLOUNT-
BLOUNT SMOKY MOUNTAINS-NORTH SEVIER-SEVIER SMOKY MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWPORT...COSBY...MARYVILLE...
CADES COVE...SEVIERVILLE...GATLINBURG
321 PM EST FRI DEC 2 2016

THE TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND CONSERVATION HAS ISSUED
AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY FOR THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS AREA...IN
EFFECT FROM NOW UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST SATURDAY NIGHT.

A CODE ORANGE AIR QUALITY ALERT FOR PARTICULATE MATTER HAS BEEN
ISSUED. GROUND LEVEL PARTICULATE CONCENTRATIONS WITHIN THE REGION
MAY APPROACH OR EXCEED UNHEALTHY STANDARDS. MEMBERS OF SENSITIVE
GROUPS MAY EXPERIENCE HEALTH EFFECTS. THE GENERAL PUBLIC IS NOT
LIKELY TO BE AFFECTED.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...PLEASE VISIT THE TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT
OF ENVIRONMENT AND CONSERVATION FACEBOOK PAGE @TN AIR QUALITY.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
400 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

NCZ048-051>053-058-059-062>065-042100-
MADISON-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-BUNCOMBE-GRAHAM-NORTHERN JACKSON-MACON-
SOUTHERN JACKSON-TRANSYLVANIA-HENDERSON-
400 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

AREAS OF LIGHT RAIN ARE EXPECTED OVERNIGHT AS MOISTURE STREAMS
INTO THE REGION FROM THE SOUTHWEST. TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO
REMAIN ABOVE FREEZING LEVELS...HOWEVER ELEVATIONS ABOVE 3500FT
COULD EXPERIENCE A RAIN/SNOW MIX AT TIMES.

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

..SUNDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..MONDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..TUESDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..WEDNESDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..THURSDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..FRIDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

NONE.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
400 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

NCZ033-049-050-501-503-505-042100-
AVERY-YANCEY-MITCHELL-CALDWELL MOUNTAINS-BURKE MOUNTAINS-
MCDOWELL MOUNTAINS-
400 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

AREAS OF LIGHT RAIN ARE EXPECTED OVERNIGHT AS MOISTURE STREAMS
INTO THE REGION FROM THE SOUTHWEST. TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO
FALL THROUGH THE NIGHT LEADING TO THE POSSIBILITY OF A RAIN/SNOW
MIX FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 3500KT. ACCUMULATIONS ARE GENERALLY
EXPECTED REMAIN AT ONE INCH OR LESS. AS TEMPERATURES FALL TO NEAR
FREEZING...ANY REMAINING LIQUID ON ELEVATED SURFACES COULD GLAZE
OVER WITH ICE.

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

..SUNDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..MONDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..TUESDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..WEDNESDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..THURSDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..FRIDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

NONE.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
328 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

NCZ060-061-TNZ012>018-035>047-067>074-081>087-098>102-VAZ001-002-
005-006-008-042030-
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-
328 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016 /228 PM CST SAT DEC 3 2016/

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ABOVE 3000 FEET ARE POSSIBLE FROM LATE
TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. LESS THAN ONE INCH
ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

STRONG WINDS WILL DEVELOP BY LATE MORNING ALONG THE GREAT SMOKY
MOUNTAINS...WITH SUSTAINED VALUES BETWEEN 15 TO 30 MPH AND GUSTS
UP TO 50 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. THESE WINDS COULD CONTRIBUTE TO
FIRE GROWTH AND SPREAD IN AREAS THAT STILL HAVE ONGOING WILDFIRES.

ADDITIONALLY...THESE DOWNSLOPE WINDS MAY ERODE THE PRECIPITATION
SHIELD THAT WILL BE MOVING ACROSS THE REGION IN LOCATIONS DIRECTLY
ALONG THE MOUNTAINS THAT ARE IMPACTED BY WILDFIRES. WINDS SHOULD TAPER
OFF BY LATE SUNDAY EVENING. MORE RAIN IS EXPECTED ON MONDAY AND
TUESDAY AS ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES TOWARD THE TENNESSEE VALLEY.

A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE EAST TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS AND
SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA FROM 10 AM TO 10 PM EST ON SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

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