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Cleveland/Bradley County Emergency Management Agency
Thursday June 20th, 2019 :: 05:59 a.m. EDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 07:00AM

The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Rhea County in east Tennessee... Bradley County in east Tennessee... Sequatchie County in east Tennessee... Bledsoe County in east Tennessee... Southwestern Meigs County in east Tennessee... Eastern Marion County in east Tennessee... Hamilton County in east Tennessee...

* Until 700 AM EDT/600 AM CDT/.

* At 555 AM EDT/455 AM CDT/, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 10 miles west of Pikeville to 6 miles north of Whitwell to near Signal Mountain to near La Fayette, moving northeast at 50 mph. HAZARD...70 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Law enforcement. IMPACT...Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.

* Locations impacted include... Chattanooga, Cleveland, Dayton, Dunlap, Pikeville, Decatur, Soddy-Daisy, Signal Mountain, Rossville, Walden, Lakesite, Whitwell, Charleston, Ridgeside, Harrison, East Cleveland, South Cleveland, Fairmount, Wildwood Lake and Red Bank.

* AFFECTED AREAS: BRADLEY, TN ... RHEA, TN ... MEIGS, TN ... MARION, TN ... SEQUATCHIE, TN ... HAMILTON, TN ... BLEDSOE, TN

Instructions:

This is a DANGEROUS SITUATION. These storms are producing considerable wind damage across Marion County. SEEK SHELTER NOW inside a sturdy structure and stay away from windows! Damaging winds and 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.

Address/Location
Cleveland/Bradley County Emergency Management Agency
1555 Guthrie Drive Northwest
Cleveland, TN 37311

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 423-728-7289

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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