Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service JACKSON KY
735 PM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

KYZ085-087-280000-
Whitley-Bell-
735 PM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT BELL AND SOUTHEASTERN WHITLEY
COUNTIES...

At 735 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located over Fonde, or 9
miles west of Middlesboro, moving east at 20 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph and dime size hail are possible with this
storm.

Locations impacted include...
Pineville, Middlesboro, East Pineville, Wallsend, Varilla, Ingram,
Ponza, Straight Creek, Pruden, Cary, Cubage, Binghamtown, Fourmile,
Clear Creek Springs, Wasioto, Meldrum, Hutch, Frakes, Noetown and
Davisburg.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may cause
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

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

LAT...LON 3659 8398 3666 8402 3671 8392 3669 8388
      3671 8386 3671 8385 3672 8383 3674 8383
      3677 8380 3683 8368 3668 8346 3667 8346
      3667 8351 3662 8364 3658 8369
TIME...MOT...LOC 2335Z 248DEG 16KT 3662 8389

$$

JMW



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