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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
347 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

...A HARD FREEZE EXPECTED FRIDAY NIGHT...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PASS SOUTHEAST THROUGH THE SOUTHERN
APPALACHIANS TONIGHT...ALLOWING MUCH COLDER AIR TO SETTLE OVER
THE REGION BY FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING.

SEVERAL HOURS OF AT OR BELOW 32 DEGREES ARE LIKELY...WITH LOW
TEMPERATURES DROPPING INTO THE 20S ACROSS THE FREEZE WATCH AREA.
COLDER LOW TEMPERATURES...IN THE TEENS...WILL OCCUR OVER THE
HIGHEST ELEVATIONS BY SATURDAY MORNING. HOWEVER...NO BERRIES ARE
GROWING IN THOSE LOCATIONS...NOR ARE FRUIT TREES BLOOMING AT THIS
TIME.

LOW TEMPERATURES SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING MAY BE AS
COLD OR SLIGHTLY COLDER THAN SATURDAY MORNING...SO BE PREPARED
FOR A SECOND VERY COLD NIGHT.

NCZ060-061-TNZ012>017-035>040-042-044-046-067>071-073-081>087-
098>102-VAZ001-005-008-270930-
/O.CON.KMRX.FZ.A.0001.150328T0600Z-150328T1500Z/
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
347 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

...FREEZE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

* EVENT...A HARD FREEZE EXPECTED WITH LOWS IN THE 20S.

* TIMING...TEMPERATURES FALLING BELOW 32 DEGREES AFTER MIDNIGHT
  AND NOT WARMING ABOVE FREEZING UNTIL MID MORNING SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...THE PROLONGED PERIOD OF FREEZING TEMPERATURES COULD
  KILL STRAWBERRY PLANTS...AND ALSO DAMAGE THE BLOOMS OF ANY
  FRUIT TREES IN THE WATCH AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WATCH MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE POSSIBLE.
THESE CONDITIONS COULD KILL CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION
THAT ARE LEFT UNPROTECTED.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
540 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

GAZ001>009-011>016-019>025-027-030>039-041>062-066>076-078>086-
089>098-102>113-271545-
BALDWIN-BANKS-BARROW-BARTOW-BIBB-BLECKLEY-BUTTS-CARROLL-CATOOSA-
CHATTAHOOCHEE-CHATTOOGA-CHEROKEE-CLARKE-CLAYTON-COBB-COWETA-
CRAWFORD-CRISP-DADE-DAWSON-DEKALB-DODGE-DOOLY-DOUGLAS-EMANUEL-
FANNIN-FAYETTE-FLOYD-FORSYTH-GILMER-GLASCOCK-GORDON-GREENE-
GWINNETT-HALL-HANCOCK-HARALSON-HARRIS-HEARD-HENRY-HOUSTON-JACKSON-
JASPER-JEFFERSON-JOHNSON-JONES-LAMAR-LAURENS-LUMPKIN-MACON-
MADISON-MARION-MERIWETHER-MONROE-MONTGOMERY-MORGAN-MURRAY-
MUSCOGEE-NEWTON-NORTH FULTON-OCONEE-OGLETHORPE-PAULDING-PEACH-
PICKENS-PIKE-POLK-PULASKI-PUTNAM-ROCKDALE-SCHLEY-SOUTH FULTON-
SPALDING-STEWART-SUMTER-TALBOT-TALIAFERRO-TAYLOR-TELFAIR-TOOMBS-
TOWNS-TREUTLEN-TROUP-TWIGGS-UNION-UPSON-WALKER-WALTON-WARREN-
WASHINGTON-WEBSTER-WHEELER-WHITE-WHITFIELD-WILCOX-WILKES-
WILKINSON-
540 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL
GEORGIA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT...

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL BRING A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS TO NORTH
AND CENTRAL GEORGIA THIS EVENING INTO EARLY FRIDAY MORNING. SEVERE
STORMS ARE CURRENTLY NOT EXPECTED...HOWEVER...THERE WILL BE ENOUGH
INSTABILITY AND WIND SHEAR AVAILABLE FOR A FEW THUNDERSTORMS TO
PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS AND POSSIBLY SOME SMALL HAIL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

BEHIND THE COLD FRONT...MUCH COLDER AIR WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION
FOR THE WEEKEND WITH SUB-FREEZING LOW TEMPERATURES POSSIBLE FOR
PORTIONS OF NORTH GEORGIA SATURDAY AND ESPECIALLY SUNDAY MORNING.
NEAR RECORD LOWS ARE EXPECTED SUNDAY MORNING WITH WIDESPREAD FROST
POSSIBLE ACROSS NORTH GEORGIA AND PORTIONS OF CENTRAL GEORGIA.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT REQUESTED AT THIS TIME HOWEVER SPOTTERS
ARE ENCOURAGED TO SUBMIT ANY REPORTS OF SEVERE WEATHER THROUGH THE
WEB BY GOING TO WEATHER.GOV/ATLANTA.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
342 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

GAZ010-017-018-026-028-029-NCZ053-059-062>065-068>072-082-507>510-
SCZ001>014-019-271945-
RABUN-HABERSHAM-STEPHENS-FRANKLIN-HART-ELBERT-BUNCOMBE-
NORTHERN JACKSON-MACON-SOUTHERN JACKSON-TRANSYLVANIA-HENDERSON-
CLEVELAND-LINCOLN-GASTON-MECKLENBURG-CABARRUS-UNION-
RUTHERFORD MOUNTAINS-GREATER RUTHERFORD-POLK MOUNTAINS-EASTERN POLK-
OCONEE MOUNTAINS-PICKENS MOUNTAINS-GREENVILLE MOUNTAINS-
GREATER OCONEE-GREATER PICKENS-GREATER GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG-
CHEROKEE-YORK-ANDERSON-ABBEVILLE-LAURENS-CHESTER-GREENWOOD-
342 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST GEORGIA...PIEDMONT
NORTH CAROLINA...WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA AND UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ASSOCIATED WITH A
PASSING COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WESTERN CAROLINAS AND NORTHEAST
GEORGIA FROM THE WEST TONIGHT. THE MAIN THREAT WITH THE STORMS
WILL BE CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

..FRIDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..SATURDAY...FREEZE POSSIBLE. TEMPERATURES MAY FALL TO FREEZING
EARLY SATURDAY OVER SOME LOCATIONS. FROST IS ALSO POSSIBLE IN
SHELTERED AREAS WHICH MAY DAMAGE TENDER VEGETATION.
..SUNDAY...FREEZE LIKELY. MINIMUM TEMPERATURES EARLY SUNDAY
MORNING ARE EXPECTED TO FALL INTO THE MID 20S TO AROUND 30. TENDER
VEGETATION MAY BE DAMAGED.
..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.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

NONE.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
342 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

NCZ033-049-050-271945-
AVERY-YANCEY-MITCHELL-
342 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ASSOCIATED WITH A
PASSING COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA FROM THE WEST...STARTING
THIS EVENING INTO TONIGHT. THE MAIN THREAT WITH THE STORMS WILL BE
CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...GUSTY WINDS...AND LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

..FRIDAY...SNOW POSSIBLE. SNOW FRIDAY NIGHT MAY ACCUMULATE 1 TO
2 INCHES.
..SATURDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..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.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

NONE.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
342 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

NCZ035>037-056-057-501>506-271945-
ALEXANDER-IREDELL-DAVIE-CATAWBA-ROWAN-CALDWELL MOUNTAINS-
GREATER CALDWELL-BURKE MOUNTAINS-GREATER BURKE-MCDOWELL MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN MCDOWELL-
342 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PIEDMONT NORTH CAROLINA AND
WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ASSOCIATED WITH A
PASSING COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA FROM THE WEST TONIGHT. THE
MAIN THREAT WITH THE STORMS WILL BE CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND
GUSTY WINDS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

..FRIDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..SATURDAY...NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.
..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.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

NONE.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
342 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

NCZ048-051-052-058-271945-
MADISON-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-GRAHAM-
342 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ASSOCIATED WITH A
PASSING COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WESTERN CAROLINAS AND NORTHEAST
GEORGIA FROM THE WEST...STARTING THIS EVENING INTO TONIGHT. THE
MAIN THREAT WITH THE STORMS WILL BE CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

..FRIDAY...SNOW POSSIBLE. SNOW FRIDAY NIGHT MAY ACCUMULATE 1 TO 2
INCHES WITH THE GREATEST AMOUNTS OVER THE HIGH ELEVATIONS.
..SATURDAY...FREEZE LIKLEY. MINIMUM TEMPERATURES EARLY SATURDAY
ARE EXPECTED TO BE IN THE TEENS TO AROUND 20. TENDER VEGETATION
THAT HAS BEGUN GROWING MAY BE DAMAGED.
..SUNDAY...FREEZE LIKLEY. MINIMUM TEMPERATURES EARLY SATURDAY
ARE EXPECTED TO BE IN THE TEENS TO AROUND 20.ANY TENDER VEGETATION
THAT HAS BEGIN GROWING MAY BE DAMAGED.
..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.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

NONE.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
338 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

NCZ060-061-TNZ012>018-035>047-067>074-081>087-098>102-VAZ001-002-
005-006-008-271945-
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-
338 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

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

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE EASTERN TENNESSEE VALLEY
AND SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SHOWERS WILL
INCREASE WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE...BUT NO SEVERE
STORMS ARE ANTICIPATED.

A MUCH COLDER AIR MASS WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION LATE TONIGHT.
RAIN SHOWERS MAY CHANGE TO SNOW SHOWERS IN THE HIGHEST ELEVATIONS
OF SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA AND NORTHEAST TENNESSEE BY FRIDAY
MORNING. HOWEVER...LITTLE TO NO SNOW ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...

LINGERING RAIN SHOWERS FRIDAY WILL CHANGE TO SNOW SHOWERS FRIDAY
NIGHT AND EARLY SATURDAY. VERY LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE
POSSIBLE...MAINLY OVER SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA AND THE HIGHER
ELEVATIONS OF EASTERN TENNESSEE FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING.

A HARD FREEZE IS LIKELY ACROSS THE REGION FOR BOTH FRIDAY AND
SATURDAY NIGHTS. FOR MORE DETAILS ON THE FREEZE...PLEASE SEE OUR
LATEST FREEZE WATCH PRODUCT.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

TG

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
323 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

NCZ087-096-099-105-107-109-SCZ017-023-024-032-033-039-053-055-271930-
ROBESON-BLADEN-COLUMBUS-INLAND PENDER-INLAND NEW HANOVER-
INLAND BRUNSWICK-MARLBORO-DARLINGTON-DILLON-FLORENCE-MARION-
WILLIAMSBURG-INLAND HORRY-INLAND GEORGETOWN-
323 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA AND
NORTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

FOR LATE SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING...
A FREEZE WATCH WILL LIKELY BE ISSUED DURING THE DAY ON FRIDAY FOR
THE MENTIONED PERIOD.

THIS IS IN RESPONSE TO TEMPERATURES DROPPING TO BELOW THE
FREEZING MARK FOR UP TO SEVERAL HOURS OR MORE. SENSITIVE
VEGETATION AND CROPS WILL NEED TO BE PROTECTED FROM THIS
NEAR-RECORD COLD AIRMASS.

FOR SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING...
TEMPERATURES MAY AGAIN APPROACH THE FREEZING MARK. WITH WINDS
BECOMING NEARLY CALM AS THE CENTER OF HIGH PRESSURE MOVES
OVERHEAD...AN INCREASED POTENTIAL FOR SCATTERED TO WIDESPREAD
FROST MAY OCCUR.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$
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