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  1. Well, hello Dorian! Not often that Memphis sees the sun in the morning 1 hour before Knoxville lol
  2. Got some intense nickel sized hail in Louisville TN near Mghee Tyson last night. Have quite a bit of paint damage to my brand new truck ... Most hail I have seen since the April 2011 events.
  3. Birds/bats/bugs near jellico? Dont see that in the valley too often
  4. Sure seemed like the storms bowed out coming up the valley last night, got some intense wind near blount/knox county line! 54 mph gust as TYS?!
  5. My company is drilling this one right now and I am looking for the solution (lots of grout pumped under high pressure likely). Looking to be about a 150K fix!! The amount of geotechnical issues caused by the amazing rainfall is insane... I have been dealing with mud flows in Knoxville... Mud Flows!!! My office is located in Hardin Valley, just off Beaver Creek. We were very close to getting flooded. According to FEMA flood maps, the flood line was somewhere between the 100 and 500 year flood event (much closer to the 500). Just insane!
  6. Nice little burst of sleet in West Knoxville/Hardin Valley area. Started accumulating on cars and grass, but seems to be switching to mostly rain now. Raw weather none the less!
  7. super heavy snow in louisville tn, just north of tys. Conditions went downhill very quickly. Went out in the jeep around 830am to mostly sleet with rain and trace snow. Switched to incredibly heavy snow by 9, over 1 inch on elevated surfaces, roads covered in very slick snow/sleet. Many smaller cars are now stuck! That escalated quickly
  8. Maybe I missed this but looks like MRX added all of Blount County to the WWA (previously we weren't included here in Louisville), specifically mentions issues with the commute Monday. Heavy sleet just started in Blount County near TYS (just north) ...SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL ACROSS PARTS OF THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS AND NORTHERN TENNESSEE VALLEY TODAY... Moderate to locally heavy snow will continue across Southwest Virginia, Northeast Tennessee, and the mountains along the North Carolina border. Significant snow accumulations are expected in these areas, especially over the higher terrain. The moderate to heavy snow will taper off late this afternoon. Scattered rain and snow showers are expected again tonight and Monday, with only light additional snow accumulations. TNZ035>038-069>071-073-092100- /O.CON.KMRX.WW.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-181210T1700Z/ Morgan-Anderson-Union-Grainger-Knox-Jefferson-NW Blount- North Sevier- Including the cities of Wartburg, Clinton, Oak Ridge, Maynardville, Rutledge, Knoxville, Dandridge, Maryville, and Sevierville 313 AM EST Sun Dec 9 2018 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST MONDAY... * WHAT...Snow. Additional snow accumulations of a half inch to 2 inches. * WHERE...Central portions of the Tennessee Valley, including Knoxville, Sevierville, and Oak Ridge. * WHEN...Until noon EST Monday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute.
  9. WOMP WOMP (kinda) on 15 UTC SREF Plumes for TYS south TYS CHA TRI
  10. WXsouths paid blog is a little more bullish for the knoxville area north in this mornings update.. last night not so much. We shall see... in other news. The SREF plumes are getting fun looking at snow totals for TYS (I know I know.. just for fun lol). I'll post an update for a couple cities later in the afternoon if someone else doesnt
  11. Maybe we will see some more flakes around Knoxville from this little bit upstream around Nashville...
  12. Can't stop looking at the GEOS 16 floater (Snow and Ice). Don't know why but watching the sunrise (and incredible shadow distance) is really cool...