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

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

TNZ067-083>085-290030-
RHEA TN-ROANE TN-MEIGS TN-MCMINN TN-
759 PM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR RHEA...ROANE...MEIGS...AND MCMINN
COUNTIES UNTIL 830 PM EDT...

AT 759 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR
DECATUR...MOVING NORTH AT 15 MPH.

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

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ATHENS...ROCKWOOD...DECATUR...SPRING CITY...MIDTOWN...FAIRVIEW...
HARRIMAN...NIOTA...PEAKLAND...TEN MILE...STINGING FORK FALLS S.P....
GRANDVIEW...MURRAY STORE...PINEY FALLS S.P....CLEAR WATER AND EAGLE
FURNACE.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3539 8476 3570 8497 3578 8490 3578 8488
      3583 8480 3583 8477 3586 8473 3590 8471
      3595 8459 3566 8455 3566 8457 3563 8459
      3563 8456 3564 8454 3547 8452
TIME...MOT...LOC 2359Z 165DEG 13KT 3556 8470

$$

MOULTON


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