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

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Morristown TN
532 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

TNZ017-018-044>047-VAZ006-008-251130-
Sullivan TN-Washington TN-Northwest Carter TN-Southeast Carter TN-
Unicoi TN-Johnson TN-Washington VA-Russell VA-
532 AM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CENTRAL SULLIVAN...EASTERN
WASHINGTON...UNICOI...CARTER...JOHNSON...RUSSELL AND WASHINGTON
COUNTIES AND THE CITY OF BRISTOL UNTIL 630 AM EST...

At 532 AM EST, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from 6 miles south of Raven to 6 miles east of
Bristol Va to near Midway. Movement was northeast at 45 mph.

Dime size hail and wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with
these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Johnson City, Bristol Tn, Bristol Va, Elizabethton, Abingdon, Erwin,
Lebanon, Mountain City, Jonesborough, Cleveland Va, Banner Hill,
Central, Midway, Pine Crest, Hampton, Walnut Hill, Unicoi, Bluff
City, Glade Spring and Honaker.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

&&

LAT...LON 3653 8171 3647 8170 3640 8174 3634 8171
      3636 8179 3634 8185 3610 8208 3616 8222
      3611 8237 3604 8244 3606 8259 3665 8226
      3698 8232 3704 8217 3705 8204 3712 8201
      3714 8190 3696 8178 3693 8184 3664 8161
TIME...MOT...LOC 1032Z 229DEG 39KT 3700 8190 3661 8205 3627 8240

$$

AMP.23



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