Severe Weather Statement
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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
552 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

TNC121-143-272215-
/O.CON.KMRX.SV.W.0169.000000T0000Z-160827T2215Z/
RHEA TN-MEIGS TN-
552 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 615 PM EDT
FOR RHEA AND CENTRAL MEIGS COUNTIES...

AT 552 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR
DECATUR...MOVING WEST AT 15 MPH.

HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND PENNY SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING...AND TREES.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
DAYTON...DECATUR...GRAYSVILLE...EVENSVILLE AND OLD WASHINGTON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF
A BUILDING. THIS STORM HAS A HISTORY OF KNOCKING DOWN SEVERAL TREES
NEAR DECATUR!

CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY. LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURE`S LEADING
KILLERS. REMEMBER...IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO
BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.

&&

LAT...LON 3544 8507 3543 8508 3561 8506 3568 8499
      3568 8498 3569 8498 3571 8496 3562 8478
      3549 8479 3544 8482 3541 8502
TIME...MOT...LOC 2152Z 096DEG 15KT 3552 8489

HAIL...0.75IN
WIND...60MPH

$$

AMP.23


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