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Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 10:39 PM EDT on April 22, 2017

Expires 4:00 PM EDT on April 23, 2017


The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a

* flood advisory for minor flooding in poor drainage areas for...
Hawkins County in eastern Tennessee...
Claiborne County in eastern Tennessee...
Jefferson County in eastern Tennessee...
Cocke County in eastern Tennessee...
Greene County in eastern Tennessee...
Grainger County in eastern Tennessee...
northeastern Sevier County in eastern Tennessee...
Sullivan County in eastern Tennessee...
Washington County in eastern Tennessee...
Hancock County in eastern Tennessee...
northern Carter County in eastern Tennessee...
Hamblen County in eastern Tennessee...
the city of Bristol in southwestern Virginia...
southern Lee County in southwestern Virginia...
southern Scott County in southwestern Virginia...

* until 145 am EDT

* at 1038 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain causing minor
flooding. Overflowing poor drainage areas will result in minor
flooding in the advisory area. Up to three inches of rain have
already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Johnson City, Kingsport, Morristown, Bristol TN, Bristol VA,
Greeneville, Sevierville, Elizabethton, Jefferson City, Newport,
Rogersville, Gatlinburg, Dandridge, Gate City, Sneedville,
Rutledge, Jonesville, Jonesborough, New Tazewell and Bean Station.

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.


Lat... Lon 3651 8199 3647 8195 3640 8202 3606 8266
      3575 8344 3616 8373 3635 8367 3634 8373
      3643 8380 3643 8392 3658 8399 3658 8369
      3667 8352 3670 8335 3663 8231 3660 8229
      3662 8219 3662 8212 3659 8213 3660 8188


05/MA


323 PM EDT Sat Apr 22 2017 /223 PM CDT Sat Apr 22 2017/

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Sunday afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southwest North Carolina, east Tennessee, and
southwest Virginia, including the following areas, in
southwest North Carolina, Cherokee and Clay. In east
Tennessee, Anderson, Bledsoe, Blount Smoky Mountains, Bradley,
Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke Smoky Mountains, east Polk,
Grainger, Hamblen, Hamilton, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson,
Johnson, Knox, Loudon, Marion, McMinn, Meigs, Morgan, NW
Blount, north Sevier, northwest Carter, northwest Cocke,
northwest Greene, northwest Monroe, Rhea, Roane, Scott TN,
Sequatchie, Sevier Smoky Mountains, southeast Carter,
southeast Greene, southeast Monroe, Sullivan, Unicoi, Union,
Washington TN, and west Polk. In southwest Virginia, Lee,
Russell, Scott, Washington, and wise.

* Through Sunday afternoon

* one to three inches of rainfall will be common across much of
the area through Sunday with localized amounts in excess of 4
inches possible.

* The persistent rainfall will saturate the 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!





Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 10:39 PM EDT on April 22, 2017

Expires 4:00 PM EDT on April 23, 2017


The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a

* flood advisory for minor flooding in poor drainage areas for...
Hawkins County in eastern Tennessee...
Claiborne County in eastern Tennessee...
Jefferson County in eastern Tennessee...
Cocke County in eastern Tennessee...
Greene County in eastern Tennessee...
Grainger County in eastern Tennessee...
northeastern Sevier County in eastern Tennessee...
Sullivan County in eastern Tennessee...
Washington County in eastern Tennessee...
Hancock County in eastern Tennessee...
northern Carter County in eastern Tennessee...
Hamblen County in eastern Tennessee...
the city of Bristol in southwestern Virginia...
southern Lee County in southwestern Virginia...
southern Scott County in southwestern Virginia...

* until 145 am EDT

* at 1038 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain causing minor
flooding. Overflowing poor drainage areas will result in minor
flooding in the advisory area. Up to three inches of rain have
already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Johnson City, Kingsport, Morristown, Bristol TN, Bristol VA,
Greeneville, Sevierville, Elizabethton, Jefferson City, Newport,
Rogersville, Gatlinburg, Dandridge, Gate City, Sneedville,
Rutledge, Jonesville, Jonesborough, New Tazewell and Bean Station.

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.


Lat... Lon 3651 8199 3647 8195 3640 8202 3606 8266
      3575 8344 3616 8373 3635 8367 3634 8373
      3643 8380 3643 8392 3658 8399 3658 8369
      3667 8352 3670 8335 3663 8231 3660 8229
      3662 8219 3662 8212 3659 8213 3660 8188


05/MA


323 PM EDT Sat Apr 22 2017 /223 PM CDT Sat Apr 22 2017/

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Sunday afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southwest North Carolina, east Tennessee, and
southwest Virginia, including the following areas, in
southwest North Carolina, Cherokee and Clay. In east
Tennessee, Anderson, Bledsoe, Blount Smoky Mountains, Bradley,
Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke Smoky Mountains, east Polk,
Grainger, Hamblen, Hamilton, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson,
Johnson, Knox, Loudon, Marion, McMinn, Meigs, Morgan, NW
Blount, north Sevier, northwest Carter, northwest Cocke,
northwest Greene, northwest Monroe, Rhea, Roane, Scott TN,
Sequatchie, Sevier Smoky Mountains, southeast Carter,
southeast Greene, southeast Monroe, Sullivan, Unicoi, Union,
Washington TN, and west Polk. In southwest Virginia, Lee,
Russell, Scott, Washington, and wise.

* Through Sunday afternoon

* one to three inches of rainfall will be common across much of
the area through Sunday with localized amounts in excess of 4
inches possible.

* The persistent rainfall will saturate the 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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