Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN
WFUS54 KMRX 302144
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
National Weather Service Morristown TN
544 PM EDT SUN APR 30 2017
The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a
* Tornado Warning for...
Sequatchie County in eastern Tennessee...
Southwestern Bledsoe County in eastern Tennessee...
Northeastern Marion County in eastern Tennessee...
North central Hamilton County in eastern Tennessee...
* Until 615 PM EDT/515 PM CDT/
* At 543 PM EDT/443 PM CDT/, a severe thunderstorm capable of
producing a tornado was located near Whitwell, or 8 miles southwest
of Dunlap, moving northeast at 40 mph.
SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation.
IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed.
Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree
damage is likely.
* Locations impacted include...
Dunlap, Soddy-Daisy, Whitwell, Powells Crossroads, Chimneys S.p.,
Martin Springs, Cartwright, Flat Top Mountain, North Chickamauga
Creek Gorge, Griffith Creek, Palio, Mowbray Mountain, Lone Oak and
TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest
floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a
mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter
and protect yourself from flying debris.
This cluster of thunderstorms is capable of producing tornadoes and
widespread significant wind damage. Do not wait to see or hear the
tornado. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest
floor of a building.
LAT...LON 3527 8566 3531 8559 3532 8556 3534 8554
3534 8553 3536 8551 3552 8524 3529 8509
TIME...MOT...LOC 2143Z 238DEG 37KT 3527 8546