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

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210 WWUS84 KMRX 230254 SPSMRX Special Weather Statement National Weather Service Morristown TN 1054 PM EDT SAT SEP 22 2018 TNZ016-039-042-230345- Hamblen TN-Northwest Greene TN-Hawkins TN- 1054 PM EDT SAT SEP 22 2018 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHWESTERN HAWKINS... NORTHWESTERN GREENE AND HAMBLEN COUNTIES UNTIL 1145 PM EDT... At 1053 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near Russellville, or 9 miles east of Morristown, moving northeast at 15 mph. Winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with this storm along with torrential rains and frequent lightning. Rainfall between one- half and one inch is possible. Slow down and drive with caution. Locations impacted include... Morristown, Rogersville, Bean Station, Russellville, Mosheim, Bulls Gap, Baileyton, Romeo, McCloud, Mooresburg, St. Clair, Lowland, Mohawk and Klondike. 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 3651 8311 3629 8278 3612 8312 3616 8317 3618 8317 3617 8319 3613 8318 3613 8319 3615 8322 3614 8323 3624 8338 3630 8332 3627 8331 3628 8330 3626 8328 3628 8328 3628 8326 3635 8327 TIME...MOT...LOC 0253Z 235DEG 15KT 3626 8314 $$ DH

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