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
1148 PM EDT MON SEP 8 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MORRISTOWN  HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  WESTERN HANCOCK COUNTY IN EASTERN TENNESSEE...
  NORTHERN GRAINGER COUNTY IN EASTERN TENNESSEE...
  CLAIBORNE COUNTY IN EASTERN TENNESSEE...
  SOUTHWESTERN LEE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 245 AM EDT

* AT 1146 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING
  HEAVY RAIN OVER EASTERN CLAIBORNE AND NORTHEAST GRAINGER COUNTIES.
  RAINFALL BETWEEN 3 AND 4 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN. FLASH
  FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  NEW TAZEWELL...BEAN STATION...TAZEWELL...HARROGATE-SHAWANEE...
  CUMBERLAND GAP...EVANSTON...SPRINGDALE...HOWARD QUARTER...THORN
  HILL...EWING...LONE MOUNTAIN...ROSE HILL...SANDLICK AND ARTHUR.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO POSSIBLY 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE
IN THE WARNED AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

&&

LAT...LON 3640 8324 3640 8328 3638 8329 3635 8326
      3629 8326 3630 8337 3631 8368 3635 8367
      3636 8370 3634 8371 3635 8374 3658 8374
      3658 8369 3662 8365 3667 8352 3667 8342
      3669 8337 3672 8327

$$

DH


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