Freeze Warning

Last Updated: 22:09 PM. Monday, Apr 16, 2018 EDT

Until 11:00 AM. Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018

NCZ060-061-TNZ018-041-043-045-047-072-074-087-171315- /O.CON.KMRX.FZ.W.0005.000000T0000Z-180417T1500Z/ Cherokee-Clay-Johnson-Cocke Smoky Mountains-Southeast Greene- Unicoi-Southeast Carter-Blount Smoky Mountains- Sevier Smoky Mountains-Southeast Monroe- Including the cities of Murphy, Hayesville, Mountain City, Cosby, Cedar Creek, Erwin, Roan Mountain, Cades Cove, Gatlinburg, and Coker Creek 1005 PM EDT Mon Apr 16 2018 ...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT TUESDAY... * EVENT...Temperatures will remain below freezing in the higher peaks, and will fall to near or below freezing for the remainder of the area overnight. * TIMING...Through mid to late morning Tuesday. * IMPACTS...Freezing conditions may damage sensitive vegetation. Take steps now to protect tender plants from the cold. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Freeze Warning means sub-freezing temperatures are occurring or are highly likely. These conditions will kill or significantly damage crops and other sensitive vegetation that are left unprotected. && $$

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Forecast by

Meteorologist Karen Minton