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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 4:09 AM EST on February 08, 2016

Expires 7:00 PM EST on February 10, 2016


... Winter Storm Warning in effect from 7 am this morning to 7 PM
EST Wednesday...

The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a Winter
Storm Warning for heavy snow... which is in effect from 7 am this
morning to 7 PM EST Wednesday. The Winter Weather Advisory is no
longer in effect.

* Event... a strong upper-level storm system will sweep into the
region today... bringing several periods of snow to the east
Tennessee mountains over the next 2 to 3 days. Snowfall totals
will be very elevation dependent... with the lower elevations
below 4000 feet receiving 3 to 6 inches... and the mountain peaks
above 4000 feet 6 to 12 inches... .with locally higher amounts.

* Timing... light snow this morning will become moderate to heavy at
times this afternoon and tonight. Additional periods of moderate
to heavy snow is expected Tuesday through Wednesday as the storm
system slowly pulls away from the area.

* Impacts... the snow will cause hazardous driving conditions...
especially on secondary roads. Travel is strongly
discouraged... by this afternoon in the high mountainous terrain. Unless
it is absolutely necessary!

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow
are forecast that will make travel dangerous. In addition... snowfall
intensities will be heavy enough to substantially reduce
visibilities at times. Travel is discouraged. If travel is
unavoidable... keep an extra flashlight... food... and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency.






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