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

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
912 PM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

TNZ012-013-035>037-069-310200-
CAMPBELL TN-KNOX TN-MORGAN TN-SCOTT TN-ANDERSON TN-UNION TN-
912 PM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CENTRAL KNOX...CAMPBELL...
CENTRAL MORGAN...WESTERN UNION...SCOTT...ANDERSON AND SOUTHWESTERN
CLAIBORNE COUNTIES UNTIL 1000 PM EDT...

AT 910 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 9 MILES SOUTHWEST OF
HELENWOOD TO NEAR FARRAGUT...AND MOVING NORTH AT 35 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
KNOXVILLE...OAK RIDGE...CLINTON...LA FOLLETTE...ONEIDA...FARRAGUT...
OLIVER SPRINGS...LOUISVILLE...JACKSBORO...HUNTSVILLE...HELENWOOD...
CARYVILLE...HALLS...LAKE CITY...NORRIS...WINFIELD...SUNBRIGHT...
ELGIN...BIG SOUTH FORK NATIONAL AND ROYAL BLUE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

VERY HEAVY RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...WHICH MAY
LEAD TO PONDING OF WATER IN POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND STRONG RISES ON
SMALLER CREEKS AND STREAMS. 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.

&&

LAT...LON 3659 8429 3638 8381 3587 8398 3588 8399
      3588 8400 3587 8403 3584 8401 3585 8405
      3583 8406 3601 8433 3605 8434 3604 8437
      3627 8470 3637 8472 3637 8470 3641 8466
      3643 8469 3660 8472
TIME...MOT...LOC 0110Z 191DEG 32KT 3629 8463 3595 8416

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