Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Morristown TN
956 PM EDT SUN JUL 23 2017

VAC167-191-240400-
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/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Russell VA-Washington VA-
956 PM EDT SUN JUL 23 2017

The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
  Central Russell County in southwestern Virginia...
  Northeastern Washington County in southwestern Virginia...

* Until midnight EDT

* At 953 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
  thunderstorms. This will cause urban and small stream flooding in
  the advisory area. Between two and three inches of rain have
  already fallen in the past two hours with an additional half-inch
  possible during the next hour. This will result in minor flooding.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Lebanon, Cleveland Va, Honaker and Rosedale.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

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 3690 8228 3700 8228 3699 8226 3704 8217
      3704 8212 3705 8211 3704 8208 3705 8205
      3701 8180 3696 8178 3695 8182 3693 8184
      3682 8173

$$

JLB



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