Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued For Hamilton County

Wednesday, July 18, 2012
A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued by The National Weather Service
Knoxville/Tri-Cities, TN
Wed, Jul 18, 2012, 5:18 PM EDT


... A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 545 PM EDT/445 PM CDT/ FOR HAMILTON... BLEDSOE... SEQUATCHIE AND RHEA COUNTIES...

AT 514 PM EDT... NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO INDICATE A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL... AND DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH.
THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM GRAYSVILLE TO MIDDLE VALLEY... OR ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 7 MILES SOUTHWEST OF DAYTON TO 8 MILES NORTHEAST OF CHATTANOOGA... MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 5 MPH.

LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE... DAYTON... HARRISON... SALE CREEK AND SHADY GROVE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM. IF YOU ARE IN ITS PATH... PREPARE IMMEDIATELY FOR DAMAGING WINDS... DESTRUCTIVE HAIL... AND DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. PEOPLE OUTSIDE SHOULD MOVE TO A SHELTER... PREFERABLY INSIDE A STRONG BUILDING BUT AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

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