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Cleveland/Bradley County Emergency Management Agency
Friday June 21st, 2019 :: 11:26 p.m. EDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 12:30AM Saturday

The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Southwestern Rhea County in east Tennessee... Bradley County in east Tennessee... Polk County in east Tennessee... Southwestern Meigs County in east Tennessee... Southern McMinn County in east Tennessee... Southwestern Monroe County in east Tennessee... Hamilton County in east Tennessee...

* Until 1230 AM EDT.

* At 1124 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Decatur to 8 miles northeast of Soddy-Daisy to near Trenton, moving east at 40 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Chattanooga, Cleveland, Athens, Dayton, Benton, Ducktown, Soddy-Daisy, Signal Mountain, Rossville, Etowah, Walden, Lakesite, Charleston, Ridgeside, Harrison, East Cleveland, South Cleveland, Fairmount, Wildwood Lake and Red Bank.

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

Instructions:

This is a DANGEROUS SITUATION. These storms are producing widespread wind damage across the Plateau. SEEK SHELTER NOW inside a sturdy structure and stay away from windows! Large hail and 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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