ST LOUIS (LALATE) – A Tennessee Tornado Warning 2014 today has stuck Gate City. The Tennessee Tornado Warning today was just released by the National Weather Service in Morristown. Meantime a Pennsylvania tornado warning has been issued as well.
First, NWS tells news that the Tennessee Tornado Warning will cover several counties until 6:15 PM EDT. Among them are Washington County, Hawkins, Greene, Sullivan, and Scott. The Tennessee Tornado Warning will also cover “the southwestern city of Bristol in southwest Virginia.” The concern is a system now west of Gate City.
NWS indicates to news that “at 524 PM EDT…Doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado. This dangerous storm was located 9 miles west of Gate City…and moving southeast at 40 mph.” Strong hail is predicted. “In addition…large hail in excess of golfball size can be expected with this storm.” Officials have issued a projected path as well. “Locations impacted include Johnson City, Kingsport, Bristol TN…Bristol VA.” Also included in the projected path are “Gate City, Jonesborough, Surgoinsville, Weber City, Midway, Oak Grove, Spurgeon, Colonial Heights, Walnut Hill”, along with other cities.
Meantime, a Pennsylvania Tornado Warning is now in place for central Huntingdon County in central Pennsylvania until 600 PM EDT. NWS indicates to news that “at 533 PM EDT…Doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado. This dangerous storm was located near Raystown dam…and moving north at 5 mph.” The projected path includes McConnellstown.