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

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
101 AM EDT FRI JUN 24 2016

TNZ040-042-068>074-085>087-240545-
KNOX TN-SEVIER SMOKY MOUNTAINS TN-NORTH SEVIER TN-JEFFERSON TN-
NORTHWEST COCKE TN-BLOUNT SMOKY MOUNTAINS TN-SOUTHEAST MONROE TN-
NW BLOUNT TN-LOUDON TN-NORTHWEST MONROE TN-NORTHWEST GREENE TN-
MCMINN TN-
101 AM EDT FRI JUN 24 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEASTERN KNOX...SOUTHWESTERN
GREENE...BLOUNT...SEVIER...EAST CENTRAL MCMINN...SOUTHERN
JEFFERSON...SOUTHEASTERN LOUDON...NORTHERN COCKE AND NORTHERN MONROE
COUNTIES UNTIL 145 AM EDT...

AT 100 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG
A LINE EXTENDING FROM 10 MILES NORTHWEST OF SEVIERVILLE TO 6 MILES
SOUTH OF SWEETWATER. MOVEMENT WAS EAST AT 35 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 45 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
KNOXVILLE...MARYVILLE...SEVIERVILLE...ATHENS...ALCOA...NEWPORT...
MADISONVILLE...GATLINBURG...DANDRIDGE...PIGEON FORGE...LOUISVILLE...
ROCKFORD...BANEBERRY...PARROTTSVILLE...EAGLETON VILLAGE...VONORE...
GREENBACK...FRIENDSVILLE...NIOTA AND PITTMAN CENTER.

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 3546 8464 3602 8371 3612 8281 3556 8373
      3552 8388 3547 8392
TIME...MOT...LOC 0500Z 265DEG 29KT 3599 8373 3551 8451

$$


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