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

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
637 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

TNZ015-017-018-044>047-VAZ001-002-008-220000-
WASHINGTON TN-HANCOCK TN-JOHNSON TN-SULLIVAN TN-SOUTHEAST CARTER TN-
NORTHWEST CARTER TN-UNICOI TN-WISE VA-LEE VA-WASHINGTON VA-
637 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR WASHINGTON...NORTHEASTERN
GREENE...CARTER...JOHNSON...NORTHEASTERN HAWKINS...EASTERN HANCOCK...
NORTHEASTERN UNICOI...SULLIVAN...WASHINGTON...SOUTHEASTERN WISE...
SOUTHWESTERN RUSSELL...NORTHEASTERN SCOTT...EAST CENTRAL LEE COUNTIES
AND THE CITY OF BRISTOL UNTIL 800 PM EDT...

AT 635 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

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

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
JOHNSON CITY...KINGSPORT...ELIZABETHTON...ABINGDON...ERWIN...MOUNTAIN
CITY...GATE CITY...BRISTOL TN...BRISTOL VA...BRISTOL...
JONESBOROUGH...SURGOINSVILLE...PENNINGTON GAP...WEBER CITY...
MIDWAY...COLONIAL HEIGHTS...BANNER HILL...SPURGEON...OAK GROVE AND
WALNUT HILL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF UP TO 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE ALSO OCCURRING WITH
THESE STORMS...AND MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR
VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

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 3634 8171 3609 8240 3659 8289 3657 8260
      3659 8261 3676 8306 3686 8267 3687 8264
      3682 8276 3675 8283 3660 8230 3689 8234
      3688 8259 3689 8258 3695 8232 3673 8230
      3693 8183 3664 8161
TIME...MOT...LOC 2235Z 332DEG 15KT 3670 8293 3700 8178

$$

JW


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