Knoxville Weather Alerts

Winter Weather Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Campbell
  • Scott
  • Hamblen
  • Grainger
  • Greene
  • Hawkins
  • Hancock
  • Claiborne
  • Union

TNZ012>017-037>039-042>044-046-121200-
/O.EXB.KMRX.WW.Y.0006.160212T1100Z-160212T2100Z/
SCOTT TN-CAMPBELL-CLAIBORNE-HANCOCK-HAWKINS-SULLIVAN-UNION-
GRAINGER-HAMBLEN-NORTHWEST GREENE-SOUTHEAST GREENE-WASHINGTON TN-
NORTHWEST CARTER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ONEIDA...LA FOLLETTE...TAZEWELL...
SNEEDVILLE...ROGERSVILLE...KINGSPORT...BRISTOL...MAYNARDVILLE...
RUTLEDGE...MORRISTOWN...GREENEVILLE...CEDAR CREEK...
JOHNSON CITY...ELIZABETHTON
1052 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 4 PM EST
FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MORRISTOWN HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 4 PM
EST FRIDAY.

* EVENT...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE EXPECTED. THE
GREATEST ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN AROUND SUNRISE. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS
SNOW SHOWERS WILL LINGER INTO FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ROAD CONDITIONS WILL BE DETERIORATING FRIDAY
MORNING...AND HAZARDOUS ROAD CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE
THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TRAVEL WILL LIKELY BECOME HAZARDOUS ONCE THE WINTRY PRECIPITATION
BEGINS. MOTORISTS NEED TO BE ESPECIALLY CAREFUL ON BRIDGES AND
OVERPASSES WHERE SLIPPERY SPOTS OFTEN DEVELOP FIRST.

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Winter Weather Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • McCreary
  • Whitley
  • Harlan
  • Bell
  • Harlan

KYZ068-069-079-080-083>088-110-112>118-120-121200-
/O.CON.KJKL.WW.Y.0007.160212T1000Z-160212T1700Z/
ROCKCASTLE-JACKSON-PULASKI-LAUREL-WAYNE-MCCREARY-WHITLEY-KNOX-
BELL-HARLAN-FLOYD-BREATHITT-KNOTT-OWSLEY-PERRY-CLAY-LESLIE-
LETCHER-PIKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BRODHEAD...MOUNT VERNON...MCKEE...
ANNVILLE...BURNSIDE...SOMERSET...LONDON...MONTICELLO...STEARNS...
WHITLEY CITY...CORBIN...WILLIAMSBURG...BARBOURVILLE...
MIDDLESBORO...PINEVILLE...CUMBERLAND...HARLAN...PRESTONSBURG...
WHEELWRIGHT...JACKSON...HINDMAN...PIPPA PASSES...BOONEVILLE...
HAZARD...MANCHESTER...HYDEN...JENKINS...WHITESBURG...COAL RUN...
ELKHORN CITY...PIKEVILLE...SOUTH WILLIAMSON
1057 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO NOON
EST FRIDAY...

* EXPECT SNOW SHOWERS TO DEVELOP AROUND DAWN ON FRIDAY AND THEN
TAPER TO SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS BY MIDDAY ON FRIDAY.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF AROUND AN INCH ARE EXPECTED FOR MOST
OF THE ADVISORY AREA...WITH LOCALLY UP TO AN INCH AND A HALF NEAR
THE TENNESSEE AND VIRGINIA BORDERS.

* REDUCED VISIBILITIES ARE ANTICIPATED IN HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS.

* PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS ON FRIDAY MORNING...INCLUDING
DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE ON FRIDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS PERIODS OF SNOW WILL
CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

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Winter Weather Advisory

The following area is affected:

  • Fentress

TNZ009>011-031-033-034-121200-
/O.NEW.KOHX.WW.Y.0005.160212T0900Z-160212T1800Z/
MACON-CLAY-PICKETT-JACKSON-OVERTON-FENTRESS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LAFAYETTE...CELINA...BYRDSTOWN...
GAINESBORO...LIVINGSTON...JAMESTOWN
830 PM CST THU FEB 11 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO NOON CST
FRIDAY...

* TIMING...FROM 3 AM TO NOON CST FRIDAY.

* MAIN IMPACT...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA
DUE TO SNOWFALL AS WELL AS PATCHY ICE ON ROADWAYS.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...MOST OF THE AREA MAY SEE AROUND AN
INCH...WITH SOME HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

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Special Weather Statement

The following area is affected:

  • Cumberland

TNZ006>008-026>030-032-062>066-078-080-121200-
MONTGOMERY-ROBERTSON-SUMNER-CHEATHAM-DAVIDSON-WILSON-TROUSDALE-
SMITH-PUTNAM-RUTHERFORD-CANNON-DE KALB-WHITE-CUMBERLAND-WARREN-
VAN BUREN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLARKSVILLE...SPRINGFIELD...GALLATIN...
ASHLAND CITY...NASHVILLE...LEBANON...MOUNT JULIET...HARTSVILLE...
CARTHAGE...COOKEVILLE...MURFREESBORO...WOODBURY...SMITHVILLE...
SPARTA...CROSSVILLE...MCMINNVILLE...SPENCER
848 PM CST THU FEB 11 2016

...ANOTHER ROUND OF SNOWFALL TONIGHT AND EARLY FRIDAY...

AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL DIVE SOUTHEASTWARD TONIGHT AND
BRING A GOOD CHANCE OF SNOW ACROSS THE NORTHEASTERN PORTION OF THE
MID STATE. THE SNOWFALL SHOULD BEGIN AFTER MIDNIGHT AND CONTINUE
INTO FRIDAY. AREAS ALONG THE CENTRAL AND NORTHERN PLATEAU COULD
SEE UP TO ONE INCH OF SNOW ACCUMULATION WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS
POSSIBLE. ELSEWHERE...AMOUNTS OF A DUSTING TO AROUND A HALF INCH
COULD EXTEND AS FAR WEST AS INTERSTATE 24. THE SNOW MAY MIX WITH
SOME RAINSHOWER ACTIVITY IN THE AFTERNOON BEFORE ENDING BY
EVENING.

MOTORISTS SHOULD TAKE NOTE THAT GROUND SFC TEMPERATURES ARE ON THE
COLD SIDE AND ANY SNOWFALL THAT OCCURS WILL ACCUMULATE RATHER
QUICKLY. IF ENCOUNTERING SNOW COVERED ROADS WHEN TRAVELING...SLOW
DOWN AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION. HAZARDOUS
ROAD CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY TO DEVELOP BY LATE TONIGHT ACROSS THE
PLATEAU.

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Special Weather Statement

The following areas are affected:

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

TNZ012>018-035>047-067>074-VAZ001-002-005-006-008-120900-
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-LEE-WISE-SCOTT-RUSSELL-
WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ONEIDA...LA FOLLETTE...TAZEWELL...
SNEEDVILLE...ROGERSVILLE...KINGSPORT...BRISTOL...MOUNTAIN CITY...
WARTBURG...CLINTON...OAK RIDGE...MAYNARDVILLE...RUTLEDGE...
MORRISTOWN...NEWPORT...COSBY...GREENEVILLE...CEDAR CREEK...
JOHNSON CITY...ERWIN...ELIZABETHTON...ROAN MOUNTAIN...KINGSTON...
LENOIR CITY...KNOXVILLE...DANDRIDGE...MARYVILLE...CADES COVE...
SEVIERVILLE...GATLINBURG...JONESVILLE...WISE...NORTON...
GATE CITY...LEBANON...ABINGDON
340 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...LIGHT SNOW WILL RETURN ACROSS THE AREA FRIDAY AND FRIDAY
NIGHT FOR AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 40...

A FAST MOVING SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA FRIDAY...BRINGING
WITH IT ANOTHER ROUND OF LIGHT SNOW ACROSS SOUTHWEST
VIRGINIA AND NORTHEAST TENNESSEE. THE SNOW WILL BEGIN EARLY FRIDAY
MORNING ACROSS THE NORTHERN PLATEAU...THEN SPREAD EAST OVER THE
REST OF THE REGION...GENERALLY ALONG AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 40.
THE SNOW WILL MIX WITH OR CHANGE TO RAIN ACROSS THE CENTRAL
TENNESSEE VALLEY. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS UP TO 1 INCH ARE POSSIBLE.
SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TO PERSIST INTO FRIDAY EVENING.
ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE MAINLY OVER THE HIGHER
TERRAIN.

VERY COLD WIND CHILLS ARE EXPECTED LATE FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
MORNING...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

SNOW AND ICE COVERED ROADWAYS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE AREA CREATING
HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. PLEASE STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER
RADIO AND OTHER LOCAL MEDIA FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES.

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