Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
844 PM EDT WED APR 27 2016

KYZ084>086-280145-
KNOX-WHITLEY-MCCREARY-
844 PM EDT WED APR 27 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT KNOX...WHITLEY...MCCREARY...

AT 844 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS OVER AYERS...OR 8 MILES
SOUTH OF WILLIAMSBURG...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH AND PEA SIZE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
WILLIAMSBURG...BARBOURVILLE...GREEN ROAD...CLATE...GIRDLER...MOORE HILL...
SPRULE...BERTHA STATION...SUTTONS MILL...KING...EMMANUEL...HAVEN...BRUSH
CREEK...CLIO...ARTEMUS...CANNON...EROSE...TROSPER...JELLICO CREEK AND
REDBIRD.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 INTERSTATE 75 IN EAST CENTRAL KENTUCKY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND
20.
 U.S. HIGHWAY 25 EAST IN KNOX COUNTY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 26.

HEAVY RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...WHICH WILL CAUSE
PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS. LOCALIZED FLOODING IS ALSO POSSIBLE.
DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 3660 8438 3685 8425 3687 8407 3695 8410
      3697 8407 3698 8396 3704 8392 3705 8386
      3703 8383 3702 8374 3699 8370 3694 8357
      3691 8358 3689 8363 3680 8374 3679 8380
      3671 8385 3669 8389 3671 8394 3659 8404
TIME...MOT...LOC 0044Z 219DEG 27KT 3663 8422

$$

GREIF


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