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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Morristown TN
327 PM EDT Wed Jul 6 2022

Cherokee-Clay-Scott TN-Campbell-Claiborne-Hancock-Hawkins-
Northwest Cocke-Cocke Smoky Mountains-Northwest Greene-
Southeast Greene-Washington TN-Unicoi-Northwest Carter-
Southeast Carter-Roane-Loudon-Knox-Jefferson-Northwest Blount-
Blount Smoky Mountains-North Sevier-Sevier Smoky Mountains-
Sequatchie-Bledsoe-Rhea-Meigs-McMinn-Northwest Monroe-
Southeast Monroe-Marion-Hamilton-Bradley-West Polk-East Polk-Lee-
Wise-Scott VA-Russell-Washington VA-
327 PM EDT Wed Jul 6 2022 /227 PM CDT Wed Jul 6 2022/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of southwest North
Carolina...east Tennessee and southwest Virginia.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Strong to severe storms will be possible this afternoon and
evening. The primary threat will be damaging wind gusts.
Additionally, localized flash flooding is possible, especially in
areas impacted by stronger storms the previous days. Flooding of
small streams, ponding of low lying areas, and street flooding are
all possible.

A heat advisory has been issued for this afternoon as well. See
product for additional details. If spending any time outside, take
frequent breaks in the shade and stay hydrated.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

...A risk of severe storms exists for Thursday and Friday with
increasing coverage of Thunderstorms through the week...

Thunderstorm complexes will continue to move across the area for
Thursday and Friday. Some of these storms will likely become
severe with the main concern being damaging winds. Timing of the
these storm complexes is uncertain but confidence is high that
some severe weather will occur.

Besides the damaging winds, these storms will also produce
torrential rains with localized flash flooding possible. Flooding
of small streams, ponding of low lying areas, and street flooding
are possible.

Heat advisories may be needed again for Thursday and possibly
Friday across the central and southern Tennessee valley. Heat
indices of 105 to 108 degrees are possible.


Spotter activation may be needed for today through Friday, mainly
during the afternoon and evening hours.


Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Morristown TN
329 PM EDT Wed Jul 6 2022

Jefferson TN-Hamblen TN-Hancock TN-Northwest Cocke TN-Grainger TN-
Knox TN-Hawkins TN-
329 PM EDT Wed Jul 6 2022

...Strong thunderstorms will impact portions of southwestern Hawkins,
northeastern Knox, southwestern Hancock, Jefferson, northwestern
Cocke, Grainger and Hamblen Counties through 415 PM EDT...

At 329 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from 7 miles southeast of Tazewell to near Rutledge
to near Plainview. Movement was east at 10 mph.

HAZARD...Wind gusts up to 50 mph and pea size hail.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around
         unsecured objects. Minor damage to outdoor objects is

Locations impacted include...
Morristown, Jefferson City, Rogersville, Dandridge, Rutledge, Bean
Station, White Pine, New Market, Baneberry and Russellville.


If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded


LAT...LON 3624 8307 3618 8317 3616 8317 3611 8312
      3612 8310 3607 8311 3599 8357 3604 8365
      3603 8368 3599 8366 3606 8391 3622 8356
      3638 8349 3637 8345 3640 8346 3642 8343
      3641 8339 3645 8337 3645 8302
TIME...MOT...LOC 1929Z 263DEG 9KT 3638 8348 3622 8355 3610 8382




Heat Advisory

National Weather Service Morristown TN
336 AM EDT Wed Jul 6 2022

Northwest Blount-North Sevier-Sequatchie-Bledsoe-Rhea-Meigs-
McMinn-Northwest Monroe-Marion-Hamilton-Bradley-West Polk-
Including the cities of Oak Ridge, Clinton, Maynardville,
Norris Lake, Paulette, Rose Hill, Sharps Chapel, Luttrell,
Bean Station, Alpha, Morristown, Russellville, Harriman,
Eagle Furnace, Rockwood, Bradbury, Fairview, Kingston,
Oliver Springs, Lenoir City, Loudon, Bearden, Knoxville,
Lake Forest, Jefferson City, Strawberry Plains, Chestnut Hill,
Dandridge, White Pine, Maryville, Alcoa, Harrisburg, Kodak,
McMahan, Sevierville, Seymour, Pigeon Forge, Cagle, Dunlap,
Cartwright, Lone Oak, Old Cumberland, Palio, Melvine,
Mount Crest, Pikeville, Brayton, Dayton, Evensville,
Old Washington, Grandview, Spring City, Big Spring, Athens,
Clear Water, Dentville, Etowah, Sweetwater, Madisonville,
Bullet Creek, South Pittsburg, Haletown (Guild), Jasper,
Martin Springs, Whitwell, Powells Crossroads, Monteagle,
Chattanooga, Lookout Mountain, Signal Mountain, Cleveland, Tasso,
Conasauga, Archville, Benton, Parksville, and Reliance
336 AM EDT Wed Jul 6 2022 /236 AM CDT Wed Jul 6 2022/


* WHAT...Heat index values up to 108 expected.

* WHERE...Portions of east Tennessee.

* WHEN...From noon EDT /11 AM CDT/ today to 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/
  this evening.

* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat
  illnesses to occur.


Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out
of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young
children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles
under any circumstances.

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing when
possible. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational
Safety and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent
rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone
overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location.
Heat stroke is an emergency! Call 9 1 1.



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