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Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 12:47 PM EDT on April 23, 2017

Expires 6:45 PM EDT on April 23, 2017


The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Sullivan County in eastern Tennessee...
Washington County in eastern Tennessee...
Greene County in eastern Tennessee...
Unicoi County in eastern Tennessee...
Carter County in eastern Tennessee...
Johnson County in eastern Tennessee...
Russell County in southwestern Virginia...
the city of Bristol in southwestern Virginia...
Washington County in southwestern Virginia...

* until 645 PM EDT

* at 1246 PM EDT, emergency management reported flooding in many
locations across the warning area. Some secondary roads have been
closed due to flooding and small creeks and streams are out of
their banks. Between 2 to 3 inches of rain has fallen over the
last 24 hours, with localized amounts up to 4 inches. An
additional 1 to 2 inches is possible over the next 6 hours.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Johnson City, Kingsport, Bristol TN, Bristol VA, Greeneville,
Elizabethton, Abingdon, Erwin, Lebanon, Mountain city,
Jonesborough, Tusculum, Cleveland VA, Banner Hill, central, midway,
Pine Crest, Colonial Heights, gray and Oak Grove.

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 3653 8171 3634 8171 3634 8185 3610 8208
      3616 8222 3595 8256 3607 8264 3593 8281
      3595 8290 3618 8317 3642 8268 3659 8260
      3660 8230 3688 8241 3691 8230 3700 8228
      3714 8190 3696 8178 3693 8184 3663 8162


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Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 9:13 AM EDT on April 23, 2017

Expires 4:00 AM EDT on April 24, 2017


The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a

* flood advisory for...
Sullivan County in eastern Tennessee...
Washington County in eastern Tennessee...
Greene County in eastern Tennessee...
Unicoi County in eastern Tennessee...
Carter County in eastern Tennessee...
Johnson County in eastern Tennessee...
Russell County in southwestern Virginia...
the city of Bristol in southwestern Virginia...
Washington County in southwestern Virginia...

* until 315 PM EDT Sunday

* at 911 am EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain that will cause
minor flooding in the advisory area. Between 1 to 3 inches of rain
has fallen over the last 24 hours. An additional 1 to 2 inches is
possible over the next 6 hours.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Johnson City, Kingsport, Bristol TN, Bristol VA, Greeneville,
Elizabethton, Abingdon, Erwin, Lebanon, Mountain city,
Jonesborough, Tusculum, Cleveland VA, Banner Hill, central, midway,
Pine Crest, Colonial Heights, gray and Oak Grove.

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 3653 8171 3634 8171 3634 8185 3610 8208
      3616 8222 3595 8256 3607 8264 3593 8281
      3595 8290 3618 8317 3642 8268 3659 8261
      3660 8230 3688 8241 3691 8230 3700 8228
      3714 8190 3696 8178 3693 8184 3664 8161


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411 am EDT sun Apr 23 2017

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through late tonight...

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 late tonight

* one to three inches of rainfall will be common across much of
the area through today and tonight with localized amounts in
excess of 4 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!




Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 9:13 AM EDT on April 23, 2017

Expires 4:00 AM EDT on April 24, 2017


The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a

* flood advisory for...
Sullivan County in eastern Tennessee...
Washington County in eastern Tennessee...
Greene County in eastern Tennessee...
Unicoi County in eastern Tennessee...
Carter County in eastern Tennessee...
Johnson County in eastern Tennessee...
Russell County in southwestern Virginia...
the city of Bristol in southwestern Virginia...
Washington County in southwestern Virginia...

* until 315 PM EDT Sunday

* at 911 am EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain that will cause
minor flooding in the advisory area. Between 1 to 3 inches of rain
has fallen over the last 24 hours. An additional 1 to 2 inches is
possible over the next 6 hours.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Johnson City, Kingsport, Bristol TN, Bristol VA, Greeneville,
Elizabethton, Abingdon, Erwin, Lebanon, Mountain city,
Jonesborough, Tusculum, Cleveland VA, Banner Hill, central, midway,
Pine Crest, Colonial Heights, gray and Oak Grove.

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 3653 8171 3634 8171 3634 8185 3610 8208
      3616 8222 3595 8256 3607 8264 3593 8281
      3595 8290 3618 8317 3642 8268 3659 8261
      3660 8230 3688 8241 3691 8230 3700 8228
      3714 8190 3696 8178 3693 8184 3664 8161


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411 am EDT sun Apr 23 2017

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through late tonight...

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 late tonight

* one to three inches of rainfall will be common across much of
the area through today and tonight with localized amounts in
excess of 4 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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Colorado - Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement
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Georgia - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Hydrologic Statement , Public Information Statement
Idaho - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
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Missouri - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
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