Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN, TENNESSEE
1029 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers ...

  North Fork Holston River Near Gate City VA affecting Hawkins...
  Sullivan and Scott Counties

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers ...
  Clinch River At Cleveland VA affecting Russell and Scott Counties
  Clinch River Near Speers Ferry VA affecting Grainger...Hancock and
  Scott Counties
  Clinch River Above Tazewell TN affecting Claiborne...Grainger and
  Hancock Counties
  Powell River Near Jonesville VA affecting Hancock and Lee Counties
  Powell River Near Arthur TN affecting Claiborne and Hancock
  Counties

Flooding from snow melt and rain will continue.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Most deaths in floods occur in automobiles. If you come to a closed
or flooded road, Turn Around! Don`t Drown! For more details, stay
tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or commercial television or radio
stations that carry weather information.

&&

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1029 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Powell River Near Jonesville VA.
* Until late Friday night.
* At 09:45 AM Thursday the stage was 26.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 28.0 feet by this
  evening...but is then expected to begin falling. The river will
  fall below flood stage by Friday evening.
* At 30.0 feet...About a half dozen homes are affected and 200 acres
  around Highway 70 are flooded.

&&

LAT...LON 3652 8333 3659 8340 3686 8287 3680 8279

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1029 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Powell River Near Arthur TN.
* Until Sunday afternoon.
* At 09:15 AM Thursday the stage was 20.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 27.0 feet by
  Friday evening...but is then expected to begin falling. The river
  will fall below flood stage by Sunday morning.

$$

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1029 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Clinch River At Cleveland VA.
* Until Saturday afternoon.
* At 09:45 AM Thursday the stage was 18.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 18.9 feet by this
  afternoon...but is then expected to begin falling. The river will
  fall below flood stage by Saturday morning.
* At 19.0 feet...Water affects a few houses on Main Street, and
  approximately 35 acres about two miles up- and downstream from the
  Highway 82 bridge.

&&

LAT...LON 3680 8247 3686 8252 3706 8185 3700 8182

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1029 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Clinch River Near Speers Ferry VA.
* Until Saturday afternoon.
* At 09:15 AM Thursday the stage was 26.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 29.0 feet
  after midnight tonight...but is then expected to begin falling.
  The river will fall below flood stage by late Saturday morning.
* At 28.0 feet...Several homes are flooded. Evacuations are likely.

&&

LAT...LON 3655 8294 3657 8302 3682 8251 3677 8246

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1029 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Clinch River Above Tazewell TN.
* Until Sunday afternoon.
* At 07:30 AM Thursday the stage was 15.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 20.0 feet by
  Friday early afternoon...but is then expected to begin falling.
  The river will fall below flood stage by Sunday morning.
* At 21.0 feet...Backwater moving upstream begins to affect the town
  of Sneedville, Hancock County, Tennessee. The city of Tazewell,
  Tennessee is not affected by flooding of the Clinch River.

&&

LAT...LON 3632 8356 3637 8359 3659 8306 3659 8296

$$

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1029 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...Flood Warning extended until Saturday afternoon...The Flood
Warning continues for
  The North Fork Holston River Near Gate City VA.
* Until Saturday afternoon.
* At 10:15 AM Thursday the stage was 12.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 13.5 feet by
  Friday morning...but is then expected to begin falling. The river
  will fall below flood stage by late Saturday morning.
* At 14.0 feet...County Road 614 is cut off 1 1/2 miles downstream
  from the Highway 23 bridge.

&&

LAT...LON 3641 8283 3651 8288 3673 8235 3662 8233

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