Knoxville Weather Alerts

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Knox
  • Jefferson
  • Grainger
  • Claiborne
  • Union

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
421 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MORRISTOWN HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
NORTHEASTERN KNOX COUNTY IN EASTERN TENNESSEE...
WESTERN GRAINGER COUNTY IN EASTERN TENNESSEE...
SOUTHWESTERN CLAIBORNE COUNTY IN EASTERN TENNESSEE...
NORTHWESTERN JEFFERSON COUNTY IN EASTERN TENNESSEE...
UNION COUNTY IN EASTERN TENNESSEE...

* UNTIL 515 PM EDT

* AT 420 PM EDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM 8 MILES SOUTH OF NEW TAZEWELL TO 6 MILES SOUTHWEST
OF RUTLEDGE TO NEAR NEW MARKET...MOVING WEST AT 15 MPH.

HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING...AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
KNOXVILLE...JEFFERSON CITY...DANDRIDGE...MAYNARDVILLE...RUTLEDGE...
NEW TAZEWELL...TAZEWELL...PLAINVIEW...NEW MARKET...
STRAWBERRY PLAINS...BLAINE...LUTTRELL...SHARPS CHAPEL...
NORRIS LAKE...ROSE HILL...SPRINGDALE...HOUSE MOUNTAIN S.P....
MASCOT...BUFFALO SPRINGS AND BIG RIDGE S.P..

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A
BUILDING.

LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS AND CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. 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.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY LEAD TO
FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

&&

LAT...LON 3646 8355 3621 8352 3604 8344 3600 8358
3604 8365 3604 8367 3597 8365 3592 8381
3617 8391 3640 8395 3639 8392 3643 8390
3643 8392 3650 8395
TIME...MOT...LOC 2020Z 082DEG 13KT 3632 8362 3621 8360 3614 8357

HAIL...<.75IN WIND...60MPH $$

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