Russell Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Freeze Warning
Statement as of 10:05 AM EDT op 16 april 2014

...Freeze warning remains in effect from 2 am to 9 am EDT Thursday... ...Freeze warning has expired...

* event...a widespread hard freeze is expected...with low temperatures dropping into the upper 20s to lower 30s over much of the region.

* Timing...freezing temperatures are expected tonight and Thursday morning between 2 and 9 am et.

* Impacts...area fruit trees and strawberries are blooming... making them susceptible to freeze damage. Additional early Spring Time vegetable crops...such as onions and spinach are also vulnerable to these subfreezing conditions. Area growers will need to take precautions to prevent damage to their crops.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A freeze warning means sub-freezing temperatures are expected or occurring. These conditions may kill crops and other sensitive vegetation that are left unprotected.

Record Report
Statement as of 10:39 am EDT on April 16, 2014

...Record low temperature set at Tri-Cities...

A record low temperature of 25 degrees was set at Tri-Cities today. This breaks the old record of 27 set in 2008.

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 11:28 am EDT on April 16, 2014

...Latest rainfall reports...

Location amount time/date

...North Carolina...

...Cherokee... Andrews Airport 0.13 in 0755 am 04/16 1 W Murphy 0.04 in 1121 am 04/16 Tusquitee 0.03 in 1105 am 04/16

...Clay... 1 SSE Brasstown 0.06 in 1112 am 04/16 2 W Rainbow Springs 0.01 in 1121 am 04/16 2 W Shooting Creek 0.01 in 1120 am 04/16

...Tennessee...

...Anderson... 6 NE Oak Ridge 0.15 in 0730 am 04/16 Oak Ridge 0.08 in 0753 am 04/16 Norris dam 0.03 in 1045 am 04/16 4 SW Clinton 0.03 in 1100 am 04/16

...Bledsoe... Pikeville 0.01 in 1000 am 04/16 Bledsoe St Forest 0.01 in 1105 am 04/16

...Blount... Townsend 5s (cades cove) 0.45 in 0700 am 04/16 2 ESE Friendsville 0.24 in 0700 am 04/16 Indian Grave Gap 0.21 in 1031 am 04/16 1 ENE Cades Cove 0.20 in 1000 am 04/16 McGee Tyson Airport 0.07 in 0753 am 04/16 3 W Walland 0.06 in 1000 am 04/16

...Bradley... 3 ESE Cleveland 0.16 in 0700 am 04/16

...Campbell... 3 SW Jellico 0.14 in 1030 am 04/16

...Carter... 2 SW Hampton 0.30 in 1100 am 04/16 3sw Roan Mountain 0.25 in 0800 am 04/16 4 WSW Roan Mountain 0.22 in 1108 am 04/16 Burbank 0.17 in 1045 am 04/16

...Cocke... 1 NW Newport 0.42 in 1200 am 04/16 Cosby 0.23 in 1030 am 04/16 4 se del Rio 0.21 in 1030 am 04/16 3 SSW Caney Branch 0.07 in 1100 am 04/16

...Grainger... Cherokee Dam 0.08 in 1015 am 04/16 Washburn 0.07 in 1030 am 04/16 4 N Joppa 0.03 in 1124 am 04/16

...Greene... Greeneville 0.30 in 0800 am 04/16 Chuckey 0.29 in 1030 am 04/16 4 S chucky 0.16 in 1113 am 04/16 Nolichucky 0.11 in 1059 am 04/16

...Hamblen... Morristown (coop) ((1360 ft) 0.22 in 0700 am 04/16 Morristown NWS 0.20 in 0800 am 04/16 east Morristown rain 0.17 in 1000 am 04/16 1 NNE Alpha 0.08 in 1123 am 04/16 Hamblen County 0.06 in 1105 am 04/16

...Hamilton... 7 NNE Ooltewah 0.19 in 0500 am 04/16 2 S Ooltewah 0.19 in 0700 am 04/16 3 NNE Red Bank 0.16 in 0700 am 04/16 2 SW Harrison 0.14 in 0702 am 04/16 Lovell Field Airport 0.05 in 0753 am 04/16 3 ESE Lone Oak 0.01 in 1125 am 04/16 1se signal mtn 0.01 in 1117 am 04/16

...Hancock... Fitts Gap TN (1515 ft) 0.05 in 1030 am 04/16

...Hawkins... John Sevier sp 0.15 in 1045 am 04/16

...Johnson... trade 0.08 in 1015 am 04/16

...Knox... 3 ENE Farragut 0.16 in 0700 am 04/16 2 ENE Powell 0.09 in 0700 am 04/16 3 se Lake Forest 0.05 in 1030 am 04/16 Knoxville wtr pl (850 ft) 0.05 in 1030 am 04/16 Halls 0.04 in 1025 am 04/16 Maloneyville 0.03 in 1121 am 04/16 2 se Halls 0.03 in 1110 am 04/16 2 NNE Knoxville 0.01 in 1111 am 04/16 5 E Farragut 0.01 in 1117 am 04/16

...Loudon... fort Loudoun dam 0.06 in 1015 am 04/16

...Marion... Monteagle 0.12 in 0900 am 04/16 2 N Jasper 0.08 in 0700 am 04/16

...McMinn... Athens 0.22 in 0700 am 04/16 11 S Rockwood 0.21 in 0722 am 04/16 3 SSE Etowah 0.04 in 1034 am 04/16

...Meigs... Meigs EOC 0.09 in 1106 am 04/16

...Monroe... Tellico (coker creek 1920 ft) 0.07 in 1059 am 04/16

...Morgan... Wartburg 0.01 in 1015 am 04/16

...Polk... 2 E Benton 0.24 in 0800 am 04/16 3 SW Reliance (ocoee) (1321 ft 0.08 in 1105 am 04/16

...Roane... 2 SSE Oliver Springs 0.27 in 0400 am 04/16 Kingston 0.20 in 0800 am 04/16 3 E Rockwood 0.14 in 0700 am 04/16 Kingston Fossil plant 0.01 in 1045 am 04/16

...Scott... big South Fork 0.18 in 1059 am 04/16 4 NNW Elgin 0.07 in 1030 am 04/16

...Sevier... 2 SW Gatlinburg 0.70 in 0700 am 04/16 5 se Gatlinburg 0.36 in 0700 am 04/16 4 N Harrisburg 0.27 in 0700 am 04/16 1 S bird crossing 0.25 in 1124 am 04/16 1 ENE Seymour 0.16 in 0700 am 04/16

...Sullivan... Kingsport 0.33 in 1200 am 04/16 Tri-Cities Airport 0.25 in 0753 am 04/16

...Unicoi... 1wnw Unicoi (watauga 2880 ft) 0.08 in 1005 am 04/16 3 S Rocky Fork 0.08 in 1121 am 04/16

...Union... 2 W Paulette 0.01 in 1119 am 04/16

...Washington... Nolichucky river 0.53 in 1030 am 04/16 1 ENE Fall Branch 0.42 in 0700 am 04/16 5 ESE Limestone 0.24 in 1126 am 04/16 2 se Leesburg 0.21 in 1123 am 04/16

...Virginia...

...Russell... water treatment plant 0.44 in 0700 am 04/16 Lebanon 0.29 in 1030 am 04/16

...Washington... Abingdon 3s 0.26 in 0700 am 04/16 1 S Abingdon 0.12 in 1115 am 04/16 VA Highlands Airport 0.09 in 0755 am 04/16 1 NNW Bristol VA 0.08 in 1118 am 04/16 1 WSW Glade Spring 0.08 in 1124 am 04/16

...Wise... North Fork 0.24 in 0630 am 04/16 wise 1se 0.18 in 1111 am 04/16 3 WSW Norton 0.11 in 1045 am 04/16 pound 0.10 in 1045 am 04/16 1 S Appalachia 0.09 in 1030 am 04/16

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