Knoxville Weather Alerts

Special Weather Statement

The following areas are affected:

  • Knox
  • Loudon
  • Blount
  • Sevier

TNZ068-069-071-073-010700-
KNOX TN-NORTH SEVIER TN-NW BLOUNT TN-LOUDON TN-
213 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR KNOX...NORTHWESTERN BLOUNT...
NORTHWESTERN SEVIER AND SOUTHEASTERN LOUDON COUNTIES UNTIL 300 AM
EDT...

AT 212 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR
LENOIR CITY...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

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

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
KNOXVILLE...MARYVILLE...LENOIR CITY...ALCOA...LOUDON...FARRAGUT...
LOUISVILLE...ROCKFORD...EAGLETON VILLAGE...GREENBACK...FRIENDSVILLE...
WILDWOOD...SEYMOUR...MALONEYVILLE...LAKE FOREST...MASCOT...CLOVER HILL...
MCMAHAN...BEARDEN AND KIMBERLIN HEIGHTS.

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.

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LAT...LON 3562 8419 3562 8425 3563 8425 3564 8427
3573 8436 3615 8380 3594 8360
TIME...MOT...LOC 0612Z 231DEG 32KT 3571 8422

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