Knoxville Weather Alerts

Child Abduction (Amber Alert) Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Knox
  • Anderson
  • Campbell
  • Scott
  • Morgan
  • Fentress
  • Cumberland
  • Roane
  • Loudon
  • Monroe
  • McMinn
  • Blount
  • Sevier
  • Cocke
  • Jefferson
  • Hamblen
  • Grainger
  • Greene
  • Hawkins
  • Hancock
  • Claiborne
  • Union

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155-163-171-173-179-003-015-021-027-031-035-037-041-043-049-051-055-
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
CHILD ABDUCTION EMERGENCY
TENNESSEE BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION NASHVILLE TN
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
910 AM CDT THU MAY 05 2016

THIS IS A CHILD ABDUCTION EMERGENCY TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE
TENNESSEE BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION

A MIDDLE AND EAST TENNESSEE AMBER ALERT HAS BEEN ISSUED BY THE TENNESSEE
BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION ON BEHALF OF THE ROGERSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT
FOR 9 YEAR-OLD CARLIE MARIE TRENT. CARLIE WAS REMOVED FROM SCHOOL
YESTERDAY BY HER UNCLE BY MARRIAGE, GARY SIMPSON UNDER FALSE PRETENSES.
HE HAS NO CUSTODIAL RIGHTS TO CARLIE. CURRENTLY THEIR WHEREABOUTS ARE
UNKNOWN. CARLIE IS 4 FEET 8 INCHES TALL, WEIGHS 75 POUNDS WITH BLONDE
HAIR AND BLUE EYES. SHE WAS LAST SEEN WEARING A BLACK AND GREY TANK TOP
AND BLUE JEANS. SIMPSON IS A 57 YEAR-OLD WHITE MALE, 5 FEET 10 INCHES
TALL, WEIGHING 157 POUNDS. HE IS BALDING AND HAS BROWN HAIR AND EYES. HE
WAS LAST SEEN WEARING A BROWN CAP, A DARK COLORED SHIRT AND JEANS. HE WAS
LAST SEEN DRIVING A WHITE 2002 DODGE CONVERSION VAN WITH TN
REGISTRATION 173 GPS. THE VAN HAS A DARK STRIPE DOWN THE MIDDLE WITH
LIGHT GOLD RUNNING BOARDS AND PAINT IS CHIPPING OFF OF THE HOOD.
WARRANTS HAVE BEEN ISSUED FOR SMITH FOR KIDNAPPING. IF YOU HAVE SEEN
THE CHILD, SUBJECT OR VEHICLE, PLEASE CALL THE ROGERSVILLE POLICE
DEPARTMENT AT 423-272-7555 OR TBI AT 1-800-TBI-FIND.

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Special Weather Statement

The following areas are affected:

  • Blount
  • Sevier
  • Cocke
  • Greene

TNZ018-041-043-045-047-072-074-060000-
JOHNSON-COCKE SMOKY MOUNTAINS-SOUTHEAST GREENE-UNICOI-
SOUTHEAST CARTER-BLOUNT SMOKY MOUNTAINS-SEVIER SMOKY MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MOUNTAIN CITY...COSBY...CEDAR CREEK...
ERWIN...ROAN MOUNTAIN...CADES COVE...GATLINBURG
455 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...WINTRY-LIKE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE HIGHER
ELEVATIONS OF THE EAST TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS TODAY...

ANOTHER SURGE OF COLD AIR MOVES IN TODAY AS THE CENTER OF AN UPPER
LEVEL LOW MOVES DOWN ACROSS THE AREA. THIS LOW PRESSURE CENTER
WILL BRING ANOTHER ROUND OF PRECIPITATION INTO THE REGION.

TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH ACROSS THE HIGHEST ELEVATIONS...GENERALLY
AT OR ABOVE 4500 FEET...FOR SNOW SHOWERS. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO
ONE INCH IS POSSIBLE BY MID TO LATE AFTERNOON AT AND ABOVE 5000
FEET. SNOW TAPERS OFF BY LATE AFTERNOON AS THE CENTER OF THE LOW
EXITS TO OUR SOUTHEAST INTO THE CAROLINAS.

AREAS MOST AT RISK OF SEEING SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE ACROSS THE
HIGHEST ELEVATIONS OF THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS. ANYONE VENTURING
ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS...SUCH AS HIKERS OR PERSONS TRAVELING
ACROSS HIGHWAY 441...SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR WINTRY-LIKE CONDITIONS
BEGINNING LATE THIS MORNING...AND LASTING INTO THE MID-TO-LATE
AFTERNOON HOURS.

AREA HIKERS AND OUTDOORSMEN SHOULD ALSO BE AWARE THAT EVEN AT
ELEVATIONS DOWN TO 3000 FEET...TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE MID TO
UPPER 30S WITH A COLD RAIN FALLING. THESE CONDITIONS COULD
POTENTIALLY LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF UNPREPARED.

PLEASE STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER LOCAL MEDIA FOR
FURTHER DETAILS AND UPDATES.

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