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National Weather Service issues severe thunderstorm warning for Hancock, Hawkins, Scott counties

Staff Report • May 6, 2013 at 7:48 PM

The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Northeast Hancock County and Northern Hawkins County in East Tennessee and Southwest Scott County in Southwest Virginia until 6:30 p.m.

At 5:46 p.m., National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter size hail.

This storm was located near Surgoinsville, or 13 miles west of Kingsport, and moving northwest at 5 mph.

Locations in the warning include Okolona and Kyles Ford.

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