Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
526 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

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CAMPBELL TN-
526 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MORRISTOWN  HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  NORTHERN CAMPBELL COUNTY IN EASTERN TENNESSEE...

* UNTIL 815 PM EST

* AT 521 PM EST...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AT JELLICO..TENNESSEE
  REPORTED FLOODING ALONG/NEAR AREA STREAMS.  SEVERAL ROADWAYS ARE
  FLOODED ACROSS THE AREA. SNOW MELT AND RECENT HEAVY RAINS HAVE
  RESULTED IN FLOODING ACROSS THE AREA.  ADDITIONAL FLOODING
  PROBLEMS ARE POSSIBLE.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  JELLICO AND WHITE OAK.

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.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...HIGHWAYS AND UNDERPASSES IN URBAN AREAS.
ADDITIONALLY...COUNTRY ROADS AND FARMLANDS ALONG THE BANKS OF
CREEKS...STREAMS AND OTHER LOW LYING AREAS ARE SUBJECT TO FLOODING.

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LAT...LON 3659 8398 3657 8398 3650 8396 3651 8428
      3652 8426 3653 8426 3653 8425 3656 8425
      3657 8426 3659 8426

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DH


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