...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM EDT
FOR SOUTHWESTERN LOUDON...NORTHEASTERN MCMINN AND NORTHWESTERN MONROE
At 828 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Sweetwater,
moving southeast at 10 mph.
HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts.
IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
Locations impacted include...
Sweetwater, Madisonville, Englewood, Vonore, Niota, Philadelphia,
Mount Vernon, Murray Store, Fort Loudon State Park and McGee Carson
This includes Interstate 75 in Tennessee between mile markers 55 and
HAIL THREAT...RADAR INDICATED
MAX HAIL SIZE...<.75 IN
WIND THREAT...RADAR INDICATED
MAX WIND GUST...60 MPH
For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
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.
Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to
flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.