Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
347 PM EDT SUN MAY 31 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MORRISTOWN HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  WESTERN CHEROKEE COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  EASTERN POLK COUNTY IN EAST TENNESSEE...
  SOUTHWESTERN MONROE COUNTY IN EAST TENNESSEE...

* UNTIL 645 PM EDT

* AT 343 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LARGE CLUSTER OF
  THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO
  THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN...AND FLASH FLOODING IS
  EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY!

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  DUCKTOWN...COPPERHILL...COKER CREEK...VIOLET...TURTLETOWN AND
  WILLIAM L. DAVENPORT REFUGE.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 ARE POSSIBLE IN THE WARNED
AREA FROM ANOTHER CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS THAT MAY TRACK NORTH INTO
THESE AREAS THAT HAVE ALREADY RECEIVED VERY HEAVY RAINFALL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU ARE IN...OR NEAR AREAS THESE AREAS THAT ARE FLOODING...MOVE
TO HIGHER GROUND!

DO NOT ENTER OR CROSS FLOWING WATER OR WATER OF UNKNOWN DEPTH. TURN
AROUND...DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS! MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES!

&&

LAT...LON 3530 8441 3528 8419 3499 8428 3499 8452

$$

AMP.23


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