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

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FLOOD WATCH...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
311 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FOR SEVIER COUNTY BURN SCARS...

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRING PERIODS OF RAIN TO THE AREA
TODAY. ALTHOUGH RAINFAL TOTALS FOR THE ENTIRE RAIN EVENT WILL
GENERALLY NOT EXCEED 1.25 INCHES...PERIODS OF MODERATE TO BRIEFLY
HEAVY RAINFALL IN THE GATLINBURG AREA ARE EXPECTED THIS MORNING.
REMEMBER THAT BURN SCARS PROVIDE AN ABOVE NORMAL THREAT OF
FLOODING...OR MUD AND DEBRIS SLIDES...WITH EVEN MODERATE AMOUNTS OF
RAINFALL.

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NORTH SEVIER-SEVIER SMOKY MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SEVIERVILLE...GATLINBURG
311 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF EAST TENNESSEE...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
  NORTH SEVIER AND SEVIER SMOKY MOUNTAINS.

* THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON

* RAINFALL UP TO ONE INCH FALLING UPON THE BURN SCAR COULD LEAD TO
  FLASH FLOODING OR DANGEROUS MUD AND DEBRIS SLIDES.

* FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS...ROADWAYS...AND STREAMS WILL BE
  POSSIBLE. MOVE AWAY FROM RECENTLY BURNED AREAS. LIFE
  THREATENING FLOODING OF CREEKS...ROADS AND NORMALLY DRY
  ARROYOS IS POSSIBLE. THE RAINS COULD TRIGGER ROCKSLIDES...
  MUDSLIDES AND DEBRIS FLOWS IN STEEP TERRAIN...ESPECIALLY IN
  AND AROUND THE BURN AREAS.

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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