Cherokee Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Special Statement
Issued: 3:50 PM EDT Jul. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Significant weather advisory for southwestern Cherokee and
southern Polk counties until 430 PM EDT...

At 350 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Benton, moving southeast at 20 mph.

Dime size hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Benton, Ducktown, William l. Davenport Refuge, Big Frog Mountain,
Parksville, Turtletown, Hot House, Reliance, Copperhill and
Archville.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

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


Lat... Lon 3499 8461 3504 8472 3521 8464 3510 8418
      3499 8424
time... Mot... loc 1950z 293deg 18kt 3510 8460


05/MA

350 PM EDT sun Jul 22 2018

... Significant weather advisory for southwestern Cherokee and
southern Polk counties until 430 PM EDT...

At 350 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Benton, moving southeast at 20 mph.

Dime size hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Benton, Ducktown, William l. Davenport Refuge, Big Frog Mountain,
Parksville, Turtletown, Hot House, Reliance, Copperhill and
Archville.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

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


Lat... Lon 3499 8461 3504 8472 3521 8464 3510 8418
      3499 8424
time... Mot... loc 1950z 293deg 18kt 3510 8460


05/MA