Knoxville Weather Alerts

Special Weather Statement

The following areas are affected:

  • Loudon
  • Monroe
  • McMinn

TNZ068-085-086-270200-
LOUDON TN-NORTHWEST MONROE TN-MCMINN TN-
914 PM EDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR MCMINN...SOUTHWESTERN LOUDON AND
NORTHWESTERN MONROE COUNTIES UNTIL 1000 PM EDT...

AT 913 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER
ATHENS...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ATHENS...SWEETWATER...MADISONVILLE...ETOWAH...ENGLEWOOD...VONORE...
NIOTA...PHILADELPHIA...RICEVILLE...MURRAY STORE...
HILLSVIEW AND CLEAR WATER.

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 3539 8484 3541 8482 3543 8482 3544 8480
3545 8481 3552 8472 3564 8463 3567 8454
3568 8452 3569 8453 3571 8452 3571 8450
3574 8447 3553 8418 3527 8469
TIME...MOT...LOC 0113Z 226DEG 12KT 3544 8464

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Flood Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Knox
  • Loudon

KNOX TN-LOUDON TN-
853 PM EDT TUE JUL 26 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MORRISTOWN HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
SOUTHWESTERN KNOX COUNTY IN EASTERN TENNESSEE...
NORTHEASTERN LOUDON COUNTY IN EASTERN TENNESSEE...

* UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT

* AT 853 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA.
UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
KNOXVILLE...LENOIR CITY AND FARRAGUT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

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LAT...LON 3576 8423 3583 8432 3597 8415 3589 8407
3585 8412 3585 8414 3584 8415 3584 8414

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