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Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued: 6:00 PM EDT Jun. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
southwestern Hawkins County in east Tennessee...
southeastern Claiborne County in east Tennessee...
southwestern Hancock County in east Tennessee...
northwestern Greene County in east Tennessee...
northern Grainger County in east Tennessee...
Hamblen County in east Tennessee...

* until 700 PM EDT.

* At 600 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Tazewell, or
9 miles north of Rutledge, moving east at 25 mph.

Hazard... 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage
           to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include...
Morristown, Rogersville, Rutledge, New Tazewell, Bean Station,
Tazewell, Russellville, Mosheim, Bulls Gap, Lone Mountain, Howard
Quarter, Thorn Hill, McCloud, Treadway, Sandlick, Mooresburg, St.
Clair, Mohawk and Klondike.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Prepare immediately for large hail and damaging winds. People outside
should move immediately to shelter inside a strong building. Stay
away from windows.

Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground
lightning is occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately.
Lightning is one of nature's leading killers. Remember, if you can
hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.


Lat... Lon 3641 8289 3610 8303 3615 8317 3618 8317
      3617 8319 3616 8318 3633 8368 3635 8367
      3636 8370 3635 8371 3635 8372 3654 8363
time... Mot... loc 2200z 287deg 21kt 3641 8348

Hail... 1.00in
wind... 60mph


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Special Statement
Issued: 5:56 PM EDT Jun. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Significant weather advisory for southwestern Hawkins...
southeastern Claiborne... southwestern Hancock... northeastern Grainger
and northern Hamblen counties until 700 PM EDT...

At 556 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Tazewell, or 10 miles north of Rutledge, moving east at 25 mph.

Half inch hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Morristown, Rogersville, Rutledge, New Tazewell, Bean Station,
Tazewell, Russellville, Bulls Gap, Lone Mountain, Howard Quarter,
Thorn Hill, Treadway, Mooresburg, St. Clair 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 3641 8297 3627 8302 3628 8303 3625 8306
      3624 8308 3620 8312 3620 8313 3619 8314
      3618 8316 3635 8367 3652 8361
time... Mot... loc 2156z 287deg 21kt 3642 8356


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556 PM EDT sun Jun 24 2018

... Significant weather advisory for southwestern Hawkins...
southeastern Claiborne... southwestern Hancock... northeastern Grainger
and northern Hamblen counties until 700 PM EDT...

At 556 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over
Tazewell, or 10 miles north of Rutledge, moving east at 25 mph.

Half inch hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Morristown, Rogersville, Rutledge, New Tazewell, Bean Station,
Tazewell, Russellville, Bulls Gap, Lone Mountain, Howard Quarter,
Thorn Hill, Treadway, Mooresburg, St. Clair 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 3641 8297 3627 8302 3628 8303 3625 8306
      3624 8308 3620 8312 3620 8313 3619 8314
      3618 8316 3635 8367 3652 8361
time... Mot... loc 2156z 287deg 21kt 3642 8356


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