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Etowah Rescue Squad and Rural Fire Dept.
Thursday January 24th, 2013 :: 03:53 p.m. EST

Advisory

Freezing Rain Advisory from 1/25/2013 4:00 AM to 7:00 PM EST for McMinn County.

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
209 PM EST THU JAN 24 2013

...WINTER STORM EXPECTED TO IMPACT THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS LATE
TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY...WITH SIGNIFICANT ICING POSSIBLE ACROSS
MUCH OF THE EAST TENNESSEE VALLEY AND SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA...

.A STORM SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE EAST TENNESSEE VALLEY AND
SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS LATE TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY. THE COMBINATION
OF SUBFREEZING SURFACE TEMPERATURES AND ABUNDANT GULF MOISTURE
WILL RESULT IN A WINTRY MIX OF PRECIPITATION ACROSS THE AREA. THE
PRECIPITATION WILL BEGIN MOVING INTO THE AREA LATE TONIGHT...AND
WILL OVERSPREAD THE REMAINDER OF REGION AFTER SUNRISE FRIDAY. WITH
TEMPERATURES ALOFT ABOVE FREEZING FOR MUCH OF THE EVENT...FREEZING
RAIN AND SLEET CAN BE EXPECTED ACROSS SOUTHEAST TENNESSEE...EXTREME
SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA...AND CENTRAL EAST TENNESSEE INCLUDING THE
NORTHERN CUMBERLAND PLATEAU. THE PRECIPITATION MAY CHANGE TO ALL
RAIN BEFORE ENDING...AND HIGHER ELEVATIONS ABOVE 3000 FEET WILL SEE
PRIMARILY RAIN DUE TO THE WARMER AIR ALOFT. FURTHER TO THE NORTH
ACROSS FAR NORTHEAST TENNESSEE AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...COLDER AIR
WILL BE IN PLACE WHICH MAY ALLOW THE PRECIPITATION TO START AS SNOW
AND SLEET... POSSIBLY MIXING WITH OR CHANGING TO FREEZING RAIN AND
RAIN LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. THE PRECIPITATION WILL TAPER OFF BY FRIDAY
EVENING.

WIDESPREAD ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF A TENTH TO A QUARTER OF AN INCH
WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA. ACROSS THE FAR NORTHERN
AREAS SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF
AROUND A TENTH OF AN INCH WILL BE POSSIBLE.

Address/Location
Etowah Rescue Squad and Rural Fire Dept.
1018 Tennessee Ave
Etowah, TN 37331

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 423-263-9312

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