Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
324 PM EDT MON MAY 30 2016

TNZ014>017-038-039-042-044-302000-
WASHINGTON TN-HAWKINS TN-SULLIVAN TN-HAMBLEN TN-CLAIBORNE TN-
GRAINGER TN-NORTHWEST GREENE TN-HANCOCK TN-
324 PM EDT MON MAY 30 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHEASTERN GRAINGER...NORTHERN
GREENE...NORTHEASTERN HAMBLEN...NORTHWESTERN WASHINGTON...
SOUTHWESTERN SULLIVAN...SOUTHEASTERN CLAIBORNE...HAWKINS AND
SOUTHWESTERN HANCOCK COUNTIES UNTIL 400 PM EDT...

AT 323 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING SCATTERED STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 7 MILES SOUTHWEST OF
SNEEDVILLE TO NEAR ROGERSVILLE TO 6 MILES SOUTHWEST OF KINGSPORT.
MOVEMENT WAS SOUTH AT 15 MPH.

PEA SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 35 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
KINGSPORT...MORRISTOWN...GREENEVILLE...ROGERSVILLE...JONESBOROUGH...
BEAN STATION...SURGOINSVILLE...RUSSELLVILLE...COLONIAL HEIGHTS...
CHURCH HILL...MOUNT CARMEL...MOSHEIM...BULLS GAP...BAILEYTON...
LEESBURG...HOWARD QUARTER...KEPLER...KLONDIKE...
JEAROLDSTOWN AND SULLIVAN GARDENS.

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 3657 8257 3630 8248 3612 8307 3617 8317
      3618 8317 3618 8319 3631 8348 3657 8341
      3642 8308
TIME...MOT...LOC 1923Z 358DEG 12KT 3648 8333 3636 8308 3649 8266

$$

DH



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