341  
WWUS54 KMRX 092016  
SVSMRX  
 
SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN  
416 PM EDT TUE AUG 9 2022  
 
TNC065-121-143-145-092045-  
/O.CON.KMRX.SV.W.0170.000000T0000Z-220809T2045Z/  
RHEA TN-MEIGS TN-HAMILTON TN-ROANE TN-  
416 PM EDT TUE AUG 9 2022  
 
...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 445 PM EDT  
FOR RHEA...MEIGS...NORTHEASTERN HAMILTON AND SOUTHWESTERN ROANE  
COUNTIES...  
 
AT 414 PM EDT, SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE  
EXTENDING FROM NEAR ROCKWOOD TO NEAR SPRING CITY TO 8 MILES NORTHEAST  
OF SODDY-DAISY, AND ARE NEARLY STATIONARY.  
 
HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED. AT 410 PM, RHEA COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT  
REPORTED SEVERAL TREES DOWN ACROSS THE AREA.  
 
IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS, SIDING, AND TREES.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
DAYTON, KINGSTON, ROCKWOOD, DECATUR, FAIRVIEW, SPRING CITY, MIDTOWN,  
HARRIMAN, GRAYSVILLE AND PEAKLAND.  
 
THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 40 IN TENNESSEE BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 341 AND  
343, AND BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 354 AND 355, AND NEAR MILE MARKER 357.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A  
BUILDING.  
 
CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.  
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 THESE STORMS, AND MAY LEAD TO  
FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3535 8515 3546 8506 3554 8503 3559 8497  
3577 8481 3583 8477 3590 8470 3587 8443  
3564 8460 3564 8463 3552 8472 3545 8481  
3535 8486 3536 8488 3533 8489 3529 8492  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2014Z 252DEG 4KT 3588 8462 3561 8486 3537 8509  
 
HAIL THREAT...RADAR INDICATED  
MAX HAIL SIZE...<.75 IN  
WIND THREAT...RADAR INDICATED  
MAX WIND GUST...60 MPH  
 

 
 
DH  
 
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