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Watches & Warnings

Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Issued: 8:43 PM EDT May. 27, 2017 – National Weather Service

Severe Thunderstorm Watch 282 remains in effect until 200 am EDT

VA
. Virginia counties included are

Bland Carroll Floyd
Grayson Lee Patrick
Pulaski Russell Scott
Smyth Tazewell Washington
wise Wythe


Virginia independent cities included are

Bristol Galax Norton


Flash Flood Warning
Issued: 8:37 PM EDT May. 27, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
southwestern Russell County in southwestern Virginia...
northeastern Lee County in southwestern Virginia...
northeastern Scott County in southwestern Virginia...
southwestern Wise County in southwestern Virginia...

* until 1130 PM EDT

* at 835 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the warned area. Two to three inches of rain
have fallen with additional rainfall amounts up to three inches
possible. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Big Stone Gap, Nickelsville, Dungannon and Fort Blackmore.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring.
If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately.
Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate
precautions to protect life and property.


Lat... Lon 3687 8238 3677 8220 3673 8244 3680 8290
      3685 8302 3686 8300 3686 8297 3687 8292
      3687 8291 3690 8287


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Special Statement
Issued: 8:26 PM EDT May. 27, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Significant weather advisory for western Sullivan... northern
Hawkins... northeastern Claiborne... northern Washington... Hancock...
Lee... western Scott and southwestern wise counties until 915 PM
EDT...

At 825 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from Callaway to near Big Stone Gap. Movement was
east at 30 mph.

Half inch hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Johnson City, Kingsport, Rogersville, Gate City, Sneedville,
Jonesville, Big Stone Gap, New Tazewell, Tazewell, Surgoinsville,
Pennington Gap, Weber City, Spurgeon, Colonial Heights, gray, Oak
Grove, Harrogate, Church Hill, Mount Carmel and St. Charles.

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.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.


A Severe Thunderstorm Watch remains in effect until 200 am EDT for
eastern Tennessee... and southwestern Virginia.

Lat... Lon 3639 8236 3640 8263 3642 8263 3641 8271
      3644 8365 3662 8365 3667 8352 3667 8342
      3671 8330 3674 8314 3678 8313 3685 8307
      3685 8301 3688 8291 3688 8270
time... Mot... loc 0025z 280deg 25kt 3678 8356 3680 8274


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826 PM EDT Sat may 27 2017

... Significant weather advisory for western Sullivan... northern
Hawkins... northeastern Claiborne... northern Washington... Hancock...
Lee... western Scott and southwestern wise counties until 915 PM
EDT...

At 825 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from Callaway to near Big Stone Gap. Movement was
east at 30 mph.

Half inch hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Johnson City, Kingsport, Rogersville, Gate City, Sneedville,
Jonesville, Big Stone Gap, New Tazewell, Tazewell, Surgoinsville,
Pennington Gap, Weber City, Spurgeon, Colonial Heights, gray, Oak
Grove, Harrogate, Church Hill, Mount Carmel and St. Charles.

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.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.


A Severe Thunderstorm Watch remains in effect until 200 am EDT for
eastern Tennessee... and southwestern Virginia.

Lat... Lon 3639 8236 3640 8263 3642 8263 3641 8271
      3644 8365 3662 8365 3667 8352 3667 8342
      3671 8330 3674 8314 3678 8313 3685 8307
      3685 8301 3688 8291 3688 8270
time... Mot... loc 0025z 280deg 25kt 3678 8356 3680 8274


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