HIDE Special Weather Statement issued March 31 at 8:42PM CDT by NWS Knoxville
...Snow Accumulations Across the Far East Tennessee Mountains and
Mountains of Southwest Virginia through Wednesday...
Moist and cold northwesterly flow will support a transition from
rain to snow showers through Wednesday across the far east
Tennessee Mountains and Mountains of southwest Virginia.
Snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches can be expected above 3500
feet elevation, while slightly higher totals possible above 5000
feet elevation. The higher elevations of the Smoky Mountains,
Roan Mountain, and High Knob, Virginia can expect periods of
snow. Snowfall will taper off to flurries by early afternoon
If you plan on traveling across the higher terrain, be prepared
for possible snow and ice covered roadways. Drive with caution and
slow down. Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio and other local media
for further details or updates.