Alert: Tornado Warning issued April 30 at 5:44PM EDT expiring April 30 at 6:15PM EDT by NWS Morristown TN

Event: Tornado Warning
Sender Name: NWS Morristown TN
Issued: 2017-04-30T17:44:09-04:00
Expires: 2017-04-30T18:15:00-04:00
WEA Text: Tornado Warning in this area til 6:15 PM EDT. Take shelter now. Check local media. -NWS
Description: The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a

* Tornado Warning for…
Sequatchie County in eastern Tennessee…
Southwestern Bledsoe County in eastern Tennessee…
Northeastern Marion County in eastern Tennessee…
North central Hamilton County in eastern Tennessee…

* Until 615 PM EDT/515 PM CDT/

* At 543 PM EDT/443 PM CDT/, a severe thunderstorm capable of
producing a tornado was located near Whitwell, or 8 miles southwest
of Dunlap, moving northeast at 40 mph.


SOURCE…Radar indicated rotation.

IMPACT…Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed.
Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree
damage is likely.

* Locations impacted include…
Dunlap, Soddy-Daisy, Whitwell, Powells Crossroads, Chimneys S.p.,
Martin Springs, Cartwright, Flat Top Mountain, North Chickamauga
Creek Gorge, Griffith Creek, Palio, Mowbray Mountain, Lone Oak and
Sale Creek.

Instruction: TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest
floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a
mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter
and protect yourself from flying debris.

This cluster of thunderstorms is capable of producing tornadoes and
widespread significant wind damage. Do not wait to see or hear the
tornado. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest
floor of a building.

Link to more Info:
Urgency: Immediate
Severity: Extreme
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Sequatchie; Hamilton; Bledsoe; Marion

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2344141-2206223
CAP MessageType: Alert
Added note: – Tornado warnngs