Special Weather Statement
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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Morristown TN
259 PM EDT SAT AUG 12 2017

TNZ071>074-121945-
Blount Smoky Mountains TN-Sevier Smoky Mountains TN-NW Blount TN-
North Sevier TN-
259 PM EDT SAT AUG 12 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BLOUNT AND SOUTHWESTERN SEVIER
COUNTIES UNTIL 345 PM EDT...

At 258 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from 7 miles southwest of Maryville to near Eagleton
Village to 9 miles east of Rockford. Movement was southeast at 25
mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Maryville, Alcoa, Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Eagleton Village,
Friendsville, Townsend, Walland, Happy Valley, Wildwood, Wears
Valley, Clover Hill, Cades Cove, Roundtop Mountain State Park,
Seymour and Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3569 8416 3571 8417 3573 8417 3581 8393
      3585 8388 3584 8385 3592 8375 3592 8373
      3575 8348 3564 8361 3556 8397
TIME...MOT...LOC 1858Z 296DEG 22KT 3570 8410 3577 8387 3585 8376

$$

SR



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