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Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 6:31 PM EDT on April 23, 2017

Expires 6:30 AM EDT on April 24, 2017


The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Claiborne County in eastern Tennessee...
Knox County in eastern Tennessee...
Cocke County in eastern Tennessee...
Scott County in eastern Tennessee...
Union County in eastern Tennessee...
Washington County in eastern Tennessee...
Morgan County in eastern Tennessee...
Hawkins County in eastern Tennessee...
Anderson County in eastern Tennessee...
Jefferson County in eastern Tennessee...
Campbell County in eastern Tennessee...
Greene County in eastern Tennessee...
Grainger County in eastern Tennessee...
Sevier County in eastern Tennessee...
Unicoi County in eastern Tennessee...
Sullivan County in eastern Tennessee...
Blount County in eastern Tennessee...
Hancock County in eastern Tennessee...
Carter County in eastern Tennessee...
Johnson County in eastern Tennessee...
Hamblen County in eastern Tennessee...
Russell County in southwestern Virginia...
Lee County in southwestern Virginia...
the city of Bristol in southwestern Virginia...
Washington County in southwestern Virginia...
Wise County in southwestern Virginia...
the city of Norton in southwestern Virginia...
Scott County in southwestern Virginia...

* until 630 am EDT Monday

* at 629 PM EDT, multiple reports of flooding continue to come in
for the warned area. Several issues on area roadways continue from
the recent heavy rainfall. Three to six inches of rain have
already fallen. Rainfall is beginning to decrease but the local
creeks and streams will remain elevated across the warned area

* some locations that will experience flooding include...
Knoxville, Johnson City, Kingsport, Oak Ridge, Morristown,
Maryville, Bristol TN, Bristol VA, Greeneville, Sevierville,
Elizabethton, Clinton, Lenoir City, Alcoa, Abingdon, Jefferson
City, La Follette, Newport, Erwin and Rogersville.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.


Lat... Lon 3634 8171 3631 8190 3612 8203 3612 8235
      3595 8256 3607 8264 3577 8299 3546 8395
      3560 8418 3605 8434 3591 8468 3620 8491
      3640 8466 3660 8478 3658 8369 3674 8314
      3720 8255 3696 8236 3714 8190 3664 8161


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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 6:38 PM EDT on April 23, 2017

Expires 2:00 PM EDT on April 24, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through Monday afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of east Tennessee and southwest Virginia, including
the following areas, in east Tennessee, Cocke Smoky Mountains,
Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Johnson, north Sevier,
northwest Carter, northwest Cocke, northwest Greene, Sevier
Smoky Mountains, southeast Carter, southeast Greene, Sullivan,
Unicoi, and Washington TN. In southwest Virginia, Lee,
Russell, Scott, Washington, and wise.

* Through Monday afternoon

* 2 to 4 inches of rainfall will be common across much of the area
through early Monday morning with localized amounts in excess of
6 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. Mud slides are
possible, especially across the burn scar areas of Sevier
County, Tennessee.

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 6:38 PM EDT on April 23, 2017

Expires 2:00 PM EDT on April 24, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through Monday afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of east Tennessee and southwest Virginia, including
the following areas, in east Tennessee, Cocke Smoky Mountains,
Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Johnson, north Sevier,
northwest Carter, northwest Cocke, northwest Greene, Sevier
Smoky Mountains, southeast Carter, southeast Greene, Sullivan,
Unicoi, and Washington TN. In southwest Virginia, Lee,
Russell, Scott, Washington, and wise.

* Through Monday afternoon

* 2 to 4 inches of rainfall will be common across much of the area
through early Monday morning with localized amounts in excess of
6 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. Mud slides are
possible, especially across the burn scar areas of Sevier
County, Tennessee.

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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