The SPC has issued a Level 1 severe risk for the lower valley – generally south of I-40. A few strong to severe storms are possible Monday evening which could contain gusty winds. Flooding is also a concern Monday evening into the overnight.
Severe Risk for the Lower Valley Monday
Wind Alerts Issued for Smoky Mountains Region and Surrounding Areas
Wind and High Wind Advisories are in effect through Feb 29, 2024, for several Smoky Mountains counties, forecasting damaging winds, widespread power outages, and hazardous travel conditions.
Incoming “Clipper” System to Bring Snowfall to Higher Elevations, Severe Weather Potential Looms for Next Week
Cloud cover clearing, leading to light snow accumulations above 3,500 feet; severe weather threat expected next Wednesday-Thursday.