Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
451 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

TNZ016-017-042>045-262130-
UNICOI TN-WASHINGTON TN-HAWKINS TN-SULLIVAN TN-NORTHWEST GREENE TN-
SOUTHEAST GREENE TN-
451 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR EASTERN GREENE...WASHINGTON...
WESTERN SULLIVAN...EAST CENTRAL HAWKINS AND NORTHWESTERN UNICOI
COUNTIES UNTIL 530 PM EDT...

AT 451 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG
A LINE EXTENDING FROM 10 MILES SOUTHEAST OF SURGOINSVILLE TO 8 MILES
SOUTH OF TUSCULUM. MOVEMENT WAS NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

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

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
JOHNSON CITY...KINGSPORT...GREENEVILLE...ERWIN...JONESBOROUGH...
TUSCULUM...COLONIAL HEIGHTS...MIDWAY...OAK GROVE...SPURGEON...GRAY...
BANNER HILL...UNICOI...BAILEYTON...LIMESTONE...CHUCKY...
WARRIORS PATH S.P....FALL BRANCH...AVONDALE AND CAMP CREEK.

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 3618 8234 3603 8259 3607 8264 3601 8276
      3637 8282 3659 8258 3659 8240
TIME...MOT...LOC 2051Z 226DEG 20KT 3634 8276 3605 8272

$$

05/MA



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