Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Morristown TN
502 PM EST SAT FEB 17 2018

TNC013-025-067-151-VAC105-195-720-180400-
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Claiborne TN-Hancock TN-Campbell TN-Scott TN-Lee VA-
City of Norton VA-Wise VA-
502 PM EST SAT FEB 17 2018

The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
  Claiborne County in east Tennessee...
  Northwestern Hancock County in east Tennessee...
  Campbell County in east Tennessee...
  Scott County in east Tennessee...
  Lee County in southwestern Virginia...
  The City of Norton in southwestern Virginia...
  Wise County in southwestern Virginia...

* Until 1100 PM EST Saturday

* At 457 PM EST, Doppler radar and spotter reports indicated heavy
  rain that could cause flooding. Up to one inch of rain has already
  fallen across the warned area. An additional inch will be possible
  through 7 pm EST. Creeks and streams will continue to rise through
  this evening.

* Some locations that may experience flooding include...
  La Follette, Norton, Oneida, Wise, Sneedville, Jonesville, Big
  Stone Gap, New Tazewell, Tazewell, Jacksboro, Pennington Gap,
  Huntsville, Harrogate, Helenwood, Jellico, Caryville, Coeburn,
  Appalachia, Pound and St. Paul.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

&&

LAT...LON 3703 8248 3696 8234 3691 8231 3690 8260
      3670 8293 3657 8301 3637 8363 3644 8383
      3627 8444 3637 8465 3660 8474 3658 8369
      3667 8352 3674 8314 3683 8310 3689 8288
      3698 8287 3705 8272 3712 8272 3719 8257

$$


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