Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
346 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

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SEQUATCHIE TN-HAMILTON TN-
346 PM EDT SAT AUG 29 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MORRISTOWN HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTHEASTERN SEQUATCHIE COUNTY IN EAST TENNESSEE...
  CENTRAL HAMILTON COUNTY IN EAST TENNESSEE...

* UNTIL 645 PM EDT/545 PM CDT/

* AT 344 PM EDT /244 PM CDT/...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE
  TO THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING
  IN THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  SODDY-DAISY...SIGNAL MOUNTAIN...WALDEN...LAKESITE...FAIRMOUNT...RED
  BANK...MIDDLE VALLEY AND LONE OAK.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF 1 TO 2 INCHES IS POSSIBLE OVER THE NEXT FEW
HOURS ACROSS THE AREA. THIS ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL CAUSE MINOR
FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3510 8537 3517 8539 3520 8539 3522 8540
      3525 8535 3531 8521 3518 8514

$$

SR


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