Knoxville Weather Alerts

Winter Weather Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • McCreary
  • Whitley
  • Harlan
  • Bell
  • Harlan

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JACKSON-PULASKI-LAUREL-WAYNE-MCCREARY-WHITLEY-KNOX-BELL-HARLAN-
ELLIOTT-MORGAN-JOHNSON-WOLFE-MAGOFFIN-FLOYD-LEE-BREATHITT-KNOTT-
OWSLEY-PERRY-CLAY-LESLIE-LETCHER-MARTIN-PIKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLEMINGSBURG...CAMARGO...
JEFFERSONVILLE...MOUNT STERLING...OWINGSVILLE...MOREHEAD...
IRVINE...RAVENNA...CLAY CITY...STANTON...FRENCHBURG...BRODHEAD...
MOUNT VERNON...MCKEE...ANNVILLE...BURNSIDE...SOMERSET...LONDON...
MONTICELLO...STEARNS...WHITLEY CITY...CORBIN...WILLIAMSBURG...
BARBOURVILLE...MIDDLESBORO...PINEVILLE...CUMBERLAND...HARLAN...
SANDY HOOK...WEST LIBERTY...PAINTSVILLE...CAMPTON...
SALYERSVILLE...PRESTONSBURG...WHEELWRIGHT...BEATTYVILLE...
JACKSON...HINDMAN...PIPPA PASSES...BOONEVILLE...HAZARD...
MANCHESTER...HYDEN...JENKINS...WHITESBURG...INEZ...COAL RUN...
ELKHORN CITY...PIKEVILLE...SOUTH WILLIAMSON
214 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM SUNDAY TO 10 AM
EST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR ACCUMULATING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
1 PM SUNDAY TO 10 AM EST MONDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL MOVE INTO EAST CENTRAL KENTUCKY BY 1PM
SUNDAY...SPREADING ACROSS ALL OF EASTERN KENTUCKY BY LATE
AFTERNOON. SNOW WILL THEN INTENSIFY AND BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD
SUNDAY EVENING AND THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...BEFORE TRANSITIONING
TO RAIN BY MID MORNING MONDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...GENERALLY 3 TO 5 INCHES OF TOTAL SNOWFALL
IS EXPECTED FROM SUNDAY THROUGH MID MORNING MONDAY.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL BE AFFECTED AS ROADS WILL BECOME
SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY. THIS WILL LIKELY AFFECT THE MONDAY
MORNING COMMUTE. FURTHER MORE...VISIBILITIES MAY BE REDUCED IN
SOME OF THE HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS.

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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Winter Weather Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Fentress
  • Cumberland

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HUMPHREYS-DICKSON-CHEATHAM-DAVIDSON-WILSON-TROUSDALE-SMITH-
JACKSON-PUTNAM-OVERTON-FENTRESS-DE KALB-WHITE-CUMBERLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOVER...CLARKSVILLE...SPRINGFIELD...
GALLATIN...LAFAYETTE...CELINA...BYRDSTOWN...ERIN...WAVERLY...
DICKSON...ASHLAND CITY...NASHVILLE...LEBANON...MOUNT JULIET...
HARTSVILLE...CARTHAGE...GAINESBORO...COOKEVILLE...LIVINGSTON...
JAMESTOWN...SMITHVILLE...SPARTA...CROSSVILLE
1133 AM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON SUNDAY TO 6 AM CST
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NASHVILLE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR A MIXTURE OF SNOW...SLEET...AND FREEZING RAIN
...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON SUNDAY TO 6 AM CST MONDAY.

* TIMING...NOON SUNDAY UNTIL 6 AM CST MONDAY.

* MAIN IMPACT...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ACROSS THE ADVISORY
AREA DUE TO A WINTRY MIX OF SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN.

*ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 2 INCHES OF SNOW WITH UP TO 3 INCHES IN THE
UPPER CUMBERLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

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Winter Storm Watch

The following areas are affected:

  • Anderson
  • Campbell
  • Scott
  • Morgan
  • Monroe
  • Blount
  • Sevier
  • Cocke
  • Hamblen
  • Grainger
  • Greene
  • Hawkins
  • Hancock
  • Claiborne
  • Union

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SCOTT TN-CAMPBELL-CLAIBORNE-HANCOCK-HAWKINS-SULLIVAN-JOHNSON-
MORGAN-ANDERSON-UNION-GRAINGER-HAMBLEN-COCKE SMOKY MOUNTAINS-
NORTHWEST GREENE-SOUTHEAST GREENE-WASHINGTON TN-UNICOI-
NORTHWEST CARTER-SOUTHEAST CARTER-BLOUNT SMOKY MOUNTAINS-
SEVIER SMOKY MOUNTAINS-SOUTHEAST MONROE-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...COSBY...GREENEVILLE...CEDAR CREEK...JOHNSON CITY...
ERWIN...ELIZABETHTON...ROAN MOUNTAIN...CADES COVE...GATLINBURG...
COKER CREEK...JONESVILLE...WISE...NORTON...GATE CITY...LEBANON...
ABINGDON
327 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MORRISTOWN HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* EVENT...SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 5 INCHES ARE
EXPECTED IN THE NORTHERN CUMBERLAND PLATEAU...NORTHERN TENNESSEE
VALLEY...AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA. HIGHER ELEVATIONS MAY SEE
BETWEEN 3 AND 6 INCHES OF SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION.

* TIMING...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ACCUMULATING AROUND MIDDAY
SUNDAY...WITH A MIX OF SNOW...SLEET...AND RAIN LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
AND MONDAY MORNING BEFORE CHANGING TO ALL RAIN MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...SNOW-COVERED ROADS WILL MAKE DRIVING CONDITIONS
HAZARDOUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...AND/OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS. FUTURE DRIVING
CONDITIONS MAY BECOME HAZARDOUS...SO CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE
LATEST FORECASTS.

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Special Weather Statement

The following areas are affected:

  • Knox
  • Roane
  • Loudon
  • Monroe
  • McMinn
  • Blount
  • Sevier
  • Cocke
  • Jefferson

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NW BLOUNT-NORTH SEVIER-SEQUATCHIE-BLEDSOE-RHEA-MEIGS-MCMINN-
NORTHWEST MONROE-MARION-HAMILTON-BRADLEY-WEST POLK-EAST POLK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MURPHY...HAYESVILLE...NEWPORT...
KINGSTON...LENOIR CITY...KNOXVILLE...DANDRIDGE...MARYVILLE...
SEVIERVILLE...DUNLAP...PIKEVILLE...DAYTON...DECATUR...ATHENS...
MADISONVILLE...JASPER...CHATTANOOGA...CLEVELAND...BENTON...
DUCKTOWN
337 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016 /237 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016/

...MIXED WINTRY PRECIPITATION EXPECTED SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
MORNING...

A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN FALLING ACROSS THE
SOUTHERN CUMBERLAND PLATEAU...THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN TENNESSEE
VALLEY...AND SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA BEGINNING SUNDAY AFTERNOON.
THE MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THIS AREA THROUGH THE
EVENING. AFTER MIDNIGHT ON SUNDAY NIGHT...WARM AIR ABOVE THE
SURFACE WILL MOVE IN...WHICH WILL LIKELY PRODUCE A MIX OF
RAIN...SNOW...AND SLEET...WITH PATCHY FREEZING RAIN POSSIBLE IN
SOME LOCATIONS. THE MIXED PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO CHANGE OVER
TO ALL RAIN THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

AT THIS TIME...THE GREATER KNOXVILLE AREA...SOUTHERN CUMBERLAND
PLATEAU...AND HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA COULD
SEE UP TO 2 INCHES OF SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION...WITH A LIGHT
GLAZE OF ICE POSSIBLE IN SOME LOCATIONS. THE CHATTANOOGA AREA IS
EXPECTED TO SEE LITTLE TO NO SNOW OR ICE ACCUMULATION AS
TEMPERATURES AT THE GROUND SHOULD REMAIN AT OR ABOVE FREEZING.
HOWEVER...SLIGHT CHANGES IN THE DURATION AND TIMING OF EACH TYPE OF
PRECIPITATION WILL GREATLY IMPACT THE ACCUMULATION AMOUNTS.

ANY ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW OR OTHER WINTRY PRECIPITATION ARE
EXPECTED TO BE LIGHT. HOWEVER...DRIVING AND WALKING MAY BE
DIFFICULT ON SOME ROADWAYS AND SIDEWALKS. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...SLOW DOWN AND
ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

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