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

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000 WWUS84 KMRX 202113 SPSMRX Special Weather Statement National Weather Service Morristown TN 513 PM EDT SUN MAY 20 2018 TNZ085-100-101-202145- West Polk TN-Bradley TN-McMinn TN- 513 PM EDT SUN MAY 20 2018 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHEASTERN BRADLEY... NORTHWESTERN POLK AND SOUTHWESTERN MCMINN COUNTIES UNTIL 545 PM EDT... At 512 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over Charleston, or 8 miles northwest of Benton, moving south at 5 mph. Half inch hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with this storm. Locations impacted include... Cleveland, Benton, Charleston, Calhoun, Reliance, Dentville, Tasso and Hiwassee Ocoee State Park. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead to localized flooding. 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 3532 8484 3537 8463 3517 8451 3510 8481 TIME...MOT...LOC 2112Z 343DEG 5KT 3528 8472 $$ JLB

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