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Wind Chill Advisory, Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 2:41 AM EST Jan. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 3 PM EST this
afternoon...
... Wind Chill Advisory in effect from 3 PM this afternoon to
10 am EST Monday...

* what... snow and very cold wind chills expected. Total snow
accumulations of 1-4 inches. Wind chills as low as 10 below
zero expected.

* Where... portions of east Tennessee and southwest Virginia.

* When... for the Winter Weather Advisory, until 3 PM EST this
afternoon. For the Wind Chill Advisory, from 3 PM this
afternoon to 10 am EST Monday.

* Additional details... plan on slippery Road conditions. The
hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute. The
cold wind chills could result in hypothermia if precautions
are not taken.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads
and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will
combine to create low wind chills. Frostbite and hypothermia can
occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and
gloves.






Wind Advisory
Issued: 2:35 AM EST Jan. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect from 7 am this morning to 7 PM EST
this evening...

The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 7 am this morning to 7 PM EST
this evening.

* Winds... northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Timing... through this afternoon.

* Impacts... gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree
limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 26 to 39 mph and/or gusts of
40 to 57 mph are expected or occurring. Winds this strong can
make driving difficult... especially for high profile vehicles.
Use extra caution.





Special Statement
Issued: 5:05 AM CST Jan. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Cold Arctic air and patchy black ice... .

Arctic air is moving into the southern Appalachians behind a
departing cold front with strong westerly to northwesterly winds.
Widespread moisture remains on area roadways after widespread
rainfall on Saturday. Due to this, expect any residual moisture
will freeze this morning leading to some areas of black ice today
and lingering into Monday. Please exercise extra caution while
traveling.


605 am EST sun Jan 20 2019 /505 am CST sun Jan 20 2019/

... Cold Arctic air and patchy black ice... .

Arctic air is moving into the southern Appalachians behind a
departing cold front with strong westerly to northwesterly winds.
Widespread moisture remains on area roadways after widespread
rainfall on Saturday. Due to this, expect any residual moisture
will freeze this morning leading to some areas of black ice today
and lingering into Monday. Please exercise extra caution while
traveling.



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