Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
402 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

NCZ060-TNZ085>087-162100-
CHEROKEE NC-SOUTHEAST MONROE TN-NORTHWEST MONROE TN-MCMINN TN-
402 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN CHEROKEE...SOUTHERN
MONROE AND EAST CENTRAL MCMINN COUNTIES UNTIL 500 PM EDT...

AT 402 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR
MADISONVILLE...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

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

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MADISONVILLE...ENGLEWOOD...TELLICO PLAINS...MOUNT VERNON...CITICO...
COKER CREEK AND UNAKA.

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 3540 8456 3556 8445 3539 8401 3537 8401
      3535 8404 3531 8404 3531 8403 3529 8403
      3527 8401 3513 8411
TIME...MOT...LOC 2002Z 300DEG 17KT 3545 8443

$$

DH


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