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

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
440 PM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

TNZ017-018-046-VAZ005-008-282130-
JOHNSON TN-SULLIVAN TN-NORTHWEST CARTER TN-SCOTT VA-WASHINGTON VA-
440 PM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR JOHNSON...SULLIVAN...NORTHWEST
CARTER...SCOTT...AND WASHINGTON COUNTIES UNTIL 530 PM EDT...

AT 439 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR
ELIZABETHTON...MOVING NORTH AT 15 MPH.

HALF INCH HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
JOHNSON CITY...KINGSPORT...BRISTOL TN...BRISTOL VA...ELIZABETHTON...
ABINGDON...CENTRAL...WALNUT HILL...PINE CREST...OAK GROVE...BLUFF
CITY...WATAUGA...TRI-CITY AIRPORT...HUNTER...BENHAMS...HILANDER
PARK...HARR...SADIE...SOUTH HOLSTON DAM AND DOEVILLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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

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LAT...LON 3633 8193 3632 8200 3633 8200 3633 8203
      3636 8204 3628 8220 3626 8234 3640 8230
      3640 8237 3639 8238 3641 8238 3643 8239
      3642 8241 3644 8243 3645 8243 3671 8250
      3672 8233 3671 8233 3672 8232 3674 8193
TIME...MOT...LOC 2039Z 184DEG 12KT 3639 8218

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MOULTON



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