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Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued: 1:01 PM EDT Jun. 25, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
Knox County in east Tennessee...
south central Anderson County in east Tennessee...
northwestern Blount County in east Tennessee...
northwestern Sevier County in east Tennessee...

* until 145 PM EDT.

* At 101 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Farragut, or
8 miles east of Oak Ridge, moving east at 30 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...
Knoxville, Oak Ridge, Sevierville, Alcoa, Farragut, Louisville,
Rockford, Karns, Kimberlin Heights, McMahan, Lake Forest, Bearden,
Powell, Seymour, Kodak and Mascot.

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 3585 8421 3587 8424 3603 8424 3607 8370
      3606 8369 3605 8367 3605 8368 3604 8367
      3604 8365 3600 8359 3581 8359
time... Mot... loc 1701z 269deg 26kt 3595 8415

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


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