996  
WWUS84 KMRX 121859  
SPSMRX  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN  
259 PM EDT SAT AUG 12 2017  
 
TNZ071>074-121945-  
BLOUNT SMOKY MOUNTAINS TN-SEVIER SMOKY MOUNTAINS TN-NW BLOUNT TN-  
NORTH SEVIER TN-  
259 PM EDT SAT AUG 12 2017  
 
...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BLOUNT AND SOUTHWESTERN SEVIER  
COUNTIES UNTIL 345 PM EDT...  
 
AT 258 PM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG  
A LINE EXTENDING FROM 7 MILES SOUTHWEST OF MARYVILLE TO NEAR EAGLETON  
VILLAGE TO 9 MILES EAST OF ROCKFORD. MOVEMENT WAS SOUTHEAST AT 25  
MPH.  
 
WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
MARYVILLE, ALCOA, GATLINBURG, PIGEON FORGE, EAGLETON VILLAGE,  
FRIENDSVILLE, TOWNSEND, WALLAND, HAPPY VALLEY, WILDWOOD, WEARS  
VALLEY, CLOVER HILL, CADES COVE, ROUNDTOP MOUNTAIN STATE PARK,  
SEYMOUR AND GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS, AND MAY LEAD  
TO LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED  
ROADWAYS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3569 8416 3571 8417 3573 8417 3581 8393  
3585 8388 3584 8385 3592 8375 3592 8373  
3575 8348 3564 8361 3556 8397  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1858Z 296DEG 22KT 3570 8410 3577 8387 3585 8376  
 

 
 
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