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Cleveland/Bradley County Emergency Management Agency
Thursday June 20th, 2019 :: 06:32 a.m. EDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 07:30AM

The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Rhea County in east Tennessee... Loudon County in east Tennessee... Bradley County in east Tennessee... Northern Polk County in east Tennessee... Meigs County in east Tennessee... McMinn County in east Tennessee... Monroe County in east Tennessee... Roane County in east Tennessee...

* Until 730 AM EDT.

* At 629 AM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 8 miles south of Crossville to near Wildwood Lake, moving east at 50 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Cleveland, Oak Ridge, Athens, Lenoir City, Dayton, Kingston, Sweetwater, Rockwood, Loudon, Madisonville, Decatur, Benton, Fairview, Etowah, Oliver Springs, Spring City, Charleston, Midtown, East Cleveland and South Cleveland.

* AFFECTED AREAS: POLK, TN ... BRADLEY, TN ... ROANE, TN ... MCMINN, TN ... RHEA, TN ... LOUDON, TN ... MONROE, TN ... MEIGS, TN

Instructions:

Prepare immediately for damaging winds. People outside should move immediately to shelter inside a strong building. 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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