AUXCOMM OF TN: NWS Morristown Impact Weather Briefing for Tonight through Thursday


NWS update.

Michael Wagner KK6OKU 
Monroe County ARES EC

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An approaching weather system will impact the area tonight through Thursday. The main impact will be strong winds on Wednesday, especially in the Appalachian Mountains.

Current Watches, Warnings, or Advisories:

What has changed:  No major changes since this morning's briefing, confidence is increasing in strong winds for Wednesday.

Primary Hazards
  • Hazard:  Winds
    • What: Wind gusts up to 50 mph
    • Where: Across the Tennessee Valley and including southwest North Carolina and southwest Virginia especially in the higher elevations.
    • When: Early Wednesday morning through Wednesday night.
  • Hazard: Mountain Wave Winds
    • What:  Wind gusts between 60-70 mph, isolated higher gusts (90+mph) possible on the highest peaks
    • Where: East Tennessee mountains and foothills
    • When: Overnight tonight through Wednesday.
  • Hazard:  Snow
    • What: Light Snowfall accumulations
    • Where: Higher elevations of East Tennessee mountains and southwest VA
    • When: Wednesday night through Thursday evening.

    The attached slides/graphics provide additional information.

    Useful Links

    Next update:  5 AM EST Wednesday January 25th

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