Severe Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
849 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

TNC009-029-089-093-155-210115-
/O.CON.KMRX.SV.W.0181.000000T0000Z-140821T0115Z/
SEVIER TN-COCKE TN-JEFFERSON TN-KNOX TN-BLOUNT TN-
849 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 915 PM EDT
FOR SEVIER...COCKE...SOUTHEASTERN JEFFERSON...SOUTH CENTRAL KNOX AND
BLOUNT COUNTIES...

AT 848 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60
MPH. THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR
GATLINBURG TO NEAR LOUISVILLE...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 30 MPH. PENNY
SIZE HAIL MAY ALSO ACCOMPANY THE DAMAGING WINDS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MARYVILLE...SEVIERVILLE...ALCOA...NEWPORT...GATLINBURG...PIGEON
FORGE...LOUISVILLE...ROCKFORD...PARROTTSVILLE...EAGLETON VILLAGE...
FRIENDSVILLE...PITTMAN CENTER...TOWNSEND...WALLAND...ROUND
MOUNTAIN...BIRD CROSSING...HAPPY VALLEY...CLOVER HILL...WEARS VALLEY
AND TALASSEE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCE DAMAGING WINDS...LARGE HAIL... DEADLY
LIGHTNING AND VERY HEAVY RAIN. FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN
INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS. HEAVY
RAINS FLOOD ROADS QUICKLY SO DO NOT DRIVE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER
COVERS THE ROAD.

&&

LAT...LON 3549 8394 3551 8401 3556 8400 3554 8409
      3560 8418 3566 8413 3581 8417 3582 8417
      3592 8331 3603 8326 3613 8324 3613 8318
      3618 8317 3595 8290 3588 8290 3577 8299
      3577 8316 3557 8349 3556 8377 3546 8395
TIME...MOT...LOC 0048Z 327DEG 24KT 3567 8350 3581 8410

$$

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