779  
WUUS54 KMRX 150413  
SVRMRX  
TNC019-091-163-VAC191-520-150515-  
/O.NEW.KMRX.SV.W.0178.220815T0413Z-220815T0515Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN  
1213 AM EDT MON AUG 15 2022  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MORRISTOWN HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
CENTRAL SULLIVAN COUNTY IN EAST TENNESSEE...  
WESTERN JOHNSON COUNTY IN EAST TENNESSEE...  
NORTHEASTERN CARTER COUNTY IN EAST TENNESSEE...  
THE CITY OF BRISTOL IN SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA...  
SOUTHWESTERN WASHINGTON COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA...  
 
* UNTIL 115 AM EDT.  
 
* AT 1212 AM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER BRISTOL TN,  
MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 20 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND PENNY SIZE HAIL.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS, SIDING, AND TREES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
BRISTOL TN, BRISTOL VA, MOUNTAIN CITY, WALNUT HILL, BLUFF CITY,  
HUNTER, MORRIL'S CAVE, BLOUNTVILLE, SADIE AND ELK MILLS.  
 
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...  
INTERSTATE 81 IN TENNESSEE BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 68 AND 75.  
INTERSTATE 81 IN VIRGINIA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 7.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A  
BUILDING.  
 
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.  
 
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM, AND MAY LEAD TO  
FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3654 8236 3667 8222 3651 8179 3623 8202  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0412Z 298DEG 15KT 3657 8221  
 
TORNADO...POSSIBLE  
HAIL THREAT...RADAR INDICATED  
MAX HAIL SIZE...0.75 IN  
WIND THREAT...RADAR INDICATED  
MAX WIND GUST...60 MPH  
 

 
 
DH  
 
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