890  
WWUS54 KMRX 150433  
SVSMRX  
 
SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN  
1233 AM EDT MON AUG 15 2022  
 
TNC019-091-163-VAC191-520-150515-  
/O.CON.KMRX.SV.W.0178.000000T0000Z-220815T0515Z/  
SULLIVAN TN-JOHNSON TN-CARTER TN-CITY OF BRISTOL VA-WASHINGTON VA-  
1233 AM EDT MON AUG 15 2022  
 
...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 115 AM EDT  
FOR CENTRAL SULLIVAN...WESTERN JOHNSON...NORTHEASTERN CARTER AND  
SOUTHWESTERN WASHINGTON COUNTIES AND THE CITY OF BRISTOL...  
 
AT 1233 AM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 10 MILES SOUTHEAST  
OF 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.  
 
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 0433Z 304DEG 20KT 3647 8207  
 
HAIL THREAT...RADAR INDICATED  
MAX HAIL SIZE...0.75 IN  
WIND THREAT...RADAR INDICATED  
MAX WIND GUST...60 MPH  
 

 
 
DH  
 
CLICK HERE TO GO TO PREVIOUS BULLETINS.

The Nexlab TN Page
The Nexlab VA Page
The Nexlab NC Page Main Text Page