SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Morristown TN
1037 PM EDT Wed May 8 2024

The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
Central Cherokee County in southwestern North Carolina…
East central Bradley County in east Tennessee…
Northern Polk County in east Tennessee…
Southeastern McMinn County in east Tennessee…
South central Blount County in east Tennessee…
Monroe County in east Tennessee…

* Until 1130 PM EDT.

* At 1037 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Etowah, or 7
miles south of Athens, moving east at 45 mph.

HAZARD…70 mph wind gusts and ping pong ball size hail.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…People and animals outdoors will be injured. Expect hail
damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect
considerable tree damage. Wind damage is also likely to
mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.

* Locations impacted include…
Athens, Madisonville, Benton, Etowah, Englewood, Tellico Plains,
Niota, Coker Creek, Violet, and Tariffville.

This includes Interstate 75 in Tennessee between mile markers 53 and
54.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.

A Tornado Watch remains in effect until midnight EDT for southwestern
North Carolina…and east Tennessee.

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LAT…LON 3515 8473 3553 8460 3550 8390 3547 8392
3546 8396 3541 8402 3537 8401 3535 8404
3533 8403 3531 8404 3527 8401 3524 8401
3522 8397 3525 8385 3511 8388
TIME…MOT…LOC 0237Z 260DEG 41KT 3534 8457

THUNDERSTORM DAMAGE THREAT…CONSIDERABLE
HAIL THREAT…RADAR INDICATED
MAX HAIL SIZE…1.50 IN
WIND THREAT…RADAR INDICATED
MAX WIND GUST…70 MPH

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