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Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 3:13 PM EDT on April 23, 2017

Expires 6:30 PM EDT on April 23, 2017


... A Flood Warning remains in effect until 630 PM EDT for Morgan...
Hawkins... Claiborne... Hancock... Campbell... Grainger... Scott...
Union... Lee... Scott and wise counties and the city of Norton...

At 309 PM EDT, emergency management reported flooding in many
locations across the warning area. Numerous secondary roads have
been closed due to flooding and small creeks and streams are out of
their banks. Water rescues are being conducted in parts of Scott
County, Tennessee! Between 3 to 5 inches of rain has fallen over the
last 36 hours, with localized amounts up to 6 inches. An additional
1 to 2 inches is possible over the next 3 hours.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Kingsport, La Follette, Rogersville, Norton, Oneida, wise,
Maynardville, Gate City, Sneedville, Rutledge, Jonesville, Wartburg,
Big Stone Gap, New Tazewell, Bean Station, Tazewell, Plainview,
Jacksboro, Surgoinsville and Pennington Gap.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate Route.


Lat... Lon 3690 8233 3690 8234 3688 8241 3660 8230
      3659 8261 3641 8271 3624 8307 3635 8316
      3608 8366 3630 8404 3622 8437 3614 8445
      3605 8435 3591 8468 3616 8491 3640 8466
      3660 8478 3658 8369 3674 8314 3720 8255


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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 1:52 PM CDT on April 23, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 23, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/
this evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southwest North Carolina and east Tennessee,
including the following areas, in southwest North Carolina,
Cherokee and Clay. In east Tennessee, Anderson, Bledsoe,
Blount Smoky Mountains, Bradley, Campbell, Claiborne, east
Polk, Grainger, Hamilton, Knox, Loudon, Marion, McMinn, Meigs,
Morgan, NW Blount, northwest Monroe, Rhea, Roane, Scott TN,
Sequatchie, southeast Monroe, Union, and west Polk.

* Until 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/ this evening

* 2 to 4 inches of rainfall will be common across much of the area
through this evening with localized amounts in excess of 5
inches possible.

* The persistent rainfall will fall on already saturated ground
across much of the area. The additional heavy rains could lead
to flooding of roadways, poor drainage areas, low lying areas
and small rivers and streams across the region.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take quick
action if flooding is observed or a Flash Flood Warning is
issued. If you come to a closed or flooded Road... turn around!
Don't drown!




Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 1:52 PM CDT on April 23, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 23, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/
this evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southwest North Carolina and east Tennessee,
including the following areas, in southwest North Carolina,
Cherokee and Clay. In east Tennessee, Anderson, Bledsoe,
Blount Smoky Mountains, Bradley, Campbell, Claiborne, east
Polk, Grainger, Hamilton, Knox, Loudon, Marion, McMinn, Meigs,
Morgan, NW Blount, northwest Monroe, Rhea, Roane, Scott TN,
Sequatchie, southeast Monroe, Union, and west Polk.

* Until 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/ this evening

* 2 to 4 inches of rainfall will be common across much of the area
through this evening with localized amounts in excess of 5
inches possible.

* The persistent rainfall will fall on already saturated ground
across much of the area. The additional heavy rains could lead
to flooding of roadways, poor drainage areas, low lying areas
and small rivers and streams across the region.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take quick
action if flooding is observed or a Flash Flood Warning is
issued. If you come to a closed or flooded Road... turn around!
Don't drown!




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Idaho - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
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New Mexico - Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch
New York - Flood Warning
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Oklahoma - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Oregon - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement
Puerto Rico - High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement
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Virgin Islands - Coastal Hazard Statement
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Washington - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
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