Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
537 PM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

TNZ015>018-042-044-046-VAZ005-042215-
WASHINGTON TN-JOHNSON TN-HAWKINS TN-SULLIVAN TN-NORTHWEST CARTER TN-
NORTHWEST GREENE TN-HANCOCK TN-SCOTT VA-
537 PM EDT TUE AUG 4 2015

SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR WASHINGTON...JOHNSON...HAWKINS...
SULLIVAN...NORTHWEST CARTER...NORTHWEST GREENE...HANCOCK...AND SCOTT
COUNTIES UNTIL 615 PM EDT...

AT 536 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 7 MILES SOUTHWEST OF GATE
CITY TO NEAR SNEEDVILLE...AND MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

HALF INCH HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
JOHNSON CITY...KINGSPORT...ELIZABETHTON...ROGERSVILLE...GATE CITY...
BRISTOL TN...BRISTOL...JONESBOROUGH...SURGOINSVILLE...WEBER CITY...
MIDWAY...SPURGEON...OAK GROVE...COLONIAL HEIGHTS...WALNUT HILL...
CENTRAL...PINE CREST...GRAY...CHURCH HILL AND MOUNT CARMEL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY
LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

THESE STORMS MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO AND
TV STATIONS...AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS...FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3643 8184 3616 8262 3645 8336 3674 8260
      3662 8231 3660 8229 3660 8224
TIME...MOT...LOC 2136Z 294DEG 32KT 3660 8270 3650 8317

$$

MOULTON



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