Special Weather Statement
The following areas are affected:
Rhea TN-Northwest Monroe TN-Roane TN-Loudon TN-NW Blount TN-Knox TN-
Meigs TN-McMinn TN-
958 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017
...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEASTERN RHEA...LOUDON...
MEIGS...SOUTHWESTERN KNOX...MCMINN...NORTHWESTERN BLOUNT...
NORTHWESTERN MONROE AND SOUTHERN ROANE COUNTIES UNTIL 1045 PM EDT...
At 958 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from near Lenoir City to near Athens. Movement was
east at 35 mph.
Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with these storms.
Locations impacted include...
Knoxville, Oak Ridge, Maryville, Athens, Lenoir City, Alcoa,
Kingston, Sweetwater, Loudon, Madisonville, Decatur, Farragut,
Fairview, Louisville, Rockford, Eagleton Village, Midtown, Englewood,
Vonore and Greenback.
Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.
LAT...LON 3591 8380 3537 8428 3539 8500 3588 8456
TIME...MOT...LOC 0158Z 267DEG 30KT 3584 8431 3543 8470