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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
1251 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

TNZ067-068-084>086-100-010530-
ROANE TN-MEIGS TN-BRADLEY TN-LOUDON TN-NORTHWEST MONROE TN-MCMINN TN-
1251 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTH CENTRAL BRADLEY...CENTRAL
MCMINN...MEIGS...SOUTH CENTRAL ROANE...SOUTHWESTERN LOUDON AND
NORTHWESTERN MONROE COUNTIES UNTIL 130 AM EDT...

AT 1250 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 10
MILES NORTHWEST OF CHARLESTON...OR 10 MILES SOUTHEAST OF DAYTON...
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

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

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ATHENS...SWEETWATER...DECATUR...NIOTA...BIG SPRING...HILLSVIEW...CLEAR
WATER...MURRAY STORE...TEN MILE...RICEVILLE AND HOPEWELL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. 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 3531 8497 3536 8497 3538 8500 3537 8502
      3538 8503 3540 8502 3545 8496 3544 8494
      3544 8491 3548 8490 3550 8486 3552 8487
      3555 8484 3555 8480 3556 8479 3557 8481
      3577 8456 3556 8435 3525 8491
TIME...MOT...LOC 0450Z 231DEG 30KT 3537 8491

$$

DH

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