Southeast Greene Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 3:13 AM EDT on October 31, 2014

...Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 8 PM this evening to 8 PM EDT Saturday...

* event...snowfall accumulations between 4 and 8 inches are expected for most locations above 2500 feet. Locally higher amounts up to a foot or more will be possible across the highest peaks above 5000 feet. Elevations below 2500 feet should receive between 1 and 4 inches.

* Timing...rain will initially change to snow Friday afternoon over the higher elevations...with the snow level lowering down into valley locations after midnight. Snow showers will likely continue through Saturday across higher elevations...before diminishing Saturday evening.

* Impacts...travel is expected to become hazardous on roads across the higher terrain of southwest Virginia and east Tennessee. Downed trees will be possible due to the snow accumulating on foliage still left on many trees. Travel is discouraged.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. In addition... snowfall intensities will be heavy enough to substantially reduce visibilities at times. Travel is discouraged. If travel is unavoidable...keep an extra flashlight...food...and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 10:45 am EDT on October 31, 2014

...Latest rainfall reports...

Location amount time/date lat/Lon

...Tennessee...

...Bledsoe... 5 ENE Pikeville 0.01 in 0900 am 10/31 35.65n/85.12w

...Carter... 1 NNW Elizabethton 0.01 in 0900 am 10/31 36.35n/82.24w

...Claiborne... Powell r (2e arthur) 0.01 in 1015 am 10/31 36.54n/83.63w

...Cocke... 3 SSW Caney Branch 0.01 in 1030 am 10/31 36.00n/83.00w

...Hamblen... Morristown NWS 0.06 in 0800 am 10/31 36.17n/83.40w Hamblen County 0.01 in 1005 am 10/31 36.26n/83.28w

...Hamilton... 1 ENE East Brainerd 0.01 in 1039 am 10/31 35.03n/85.09w

...Hawkins... John Sevier sp 0.01 in 0945 am 10/31 36.38n/82.96w

...Knox... 3 ENE Farragut 0.02 in 0700 am 10/31 35.89n/84.14w

...Monroe... Vonore 0.01 in 0700 am 10/31 35.59n/84.24w

...Sequatchie... 5 E Dunlap 0.03 in 0800 am 10/31 35.38n/85.28w

...Sevier... 1 S bird crossing 0.01 in 1040 am 10/31 35.90n/83.36w

...Washington... 2 se Leesburg 0.01 in 1033 am 10/31 36.27n/82.51w

...Virginia...

...Washington... 1 WSW Glade Spring 0.01 in 1034 am 10/31 36.79n/81.78w

...Wise... pound 0.03 in 0945 am 10/31 37.12n/82.61w

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying equipment and exposure. Not all data listed are considered official.

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