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

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
359 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

...FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE NOW THROUGH SUNDAY THE 5TH OF JULY...

.ABUNDANT MOISTURE AND A SERIES OF UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES...
WILL PRODUCE SEVERAL ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND SOME THUNDERSTORMS
TODAY AND AGAIN SUNDAY.

WIDESPREAD AVERAGE RAINFALL TOTALS OF AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES
THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING OF THE 5TH OF JULY CAN BE EXPECTED.
LOCALLY HEAVIER AMOUNTS TO 3 INCHES OR MORE OF RAINFALL ARE
POSSIBLE.

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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CHEROKEE-CLAY-SCOTT TN-CAMPBELL-CLAIBORNE-HANCOCK-HAWKINS-
SULLIVAN-JOHNSON-MORGAN-ANDERSON-UNION-GRAINGER-HAMBLEN-
NORTHWEST COCKE-COCKE SMOKY MOUNTAINS-NORTHWEST GREENE-
SOUTHEAST GREENE-WASHINGTON TN-UNICOI-NORTHWEST CARTER-
SOUTHEAST CARTER-ROANE-LOUDON-KNOX-JEFFERSON-NW BLOUNT-
BLOUNT SMOKY MOUNTAINS-NORTH SEVIER-SEVIER SMOKY MOUNTAINS-
SEQUATCHIE-BLEDSOE-RHEA-MEIGS-MCMINN-NORTHWEST MONROE-
SOUTHEAST MONROE-MARION-HAMILTON-BRADLEY-WEST POLK-EAST POLK-LEE-
WISE-SCOTT-RUSSELL-WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MURPHY...HAYESVILLE...ONEIDA...
LA FOLLETTE...TAZEWELL...SNEEDVILLE...ROGERSVILLE...KINGSPORT...
BRISTOL...MOUNTAIN CITY...WARTBURG...CLINTON...OAK RIDGE...
MAYNARDVILLE...RUTLEDGE...MORRISTOWN...NEWPORT...COSBY...
GREENEVILLE...CEDAR CREEK...JOHNSON CITY...ERWIN...ELIZABETHTON...
ROAN MOUNTAIN...KINGSTON...LENOIR CITY...KNOXVILLE...DANDRIDGE...
MARYVILLE...CADES COVE...SEVIERVILLE...GATLINBURG...DUNLAP...
PIKEVILLE...DAYTON...DECATUR...ATHENS...MADISONVILLE...
COKER CREEK...JASPER...CHATTANOOGA...CLEVELAND...BENTON...
DUCKTOWN...JONESVILLE...WISE...NORTON...GATE CITY...LEBANON...
ABINGDON
359 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA...EAST TENNESSEE AND
  SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN
  SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA...CHEROKEE AND CLAY. IN EAST
  TENNESSEE...ANDERSON...BLEDSOE...BLOUNT SMOKY MOUNTAINS...
  BRADLEY...CAMPBELL...CLAIBORNE...COCKE SMOKY MOUNTAINS...EAST
  POLK...GRAINGER...HAMBLEN...HAMILTON...HANCOCK...HAWKINS...
  JEFFERSON...JOHNSON...KNOX...LOUDON...MARION...MCMINN...
  MEIGS...MORGAN...NW BLOUNT...NORTH SEVIER...NORTHWEST CARTER...
   NORTHWEST COCKE...NORTHWEST GREENE...NORTHWEST MONROE...
  RHEA... ROANE...SCOTT TN...SEQUATCHIE...SEVIER SMOKY
  MOUNTAINS... SOUTHEAST CARTER...SOUTHEAST GREENE...SOUTHEAST
  MONROE... SULLIVAN...UNICOI...UNION...WASHINGTON TN AND WEST
  POLK. IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...LEE...RUSSELL...SCOTT...
  WASHINGTON AND WISE.

* THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING

* ABUNDANT MOISTURE AND A SERIES OF UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES...
  WILL PRODUCE SEVERAL ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND OCCASIONAL THUNDERSTORMS.

* WIDESPREAD MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINS...LOCALLY HEAVY AT TIMES MAY
  CAUSE FLASH FLOODING THROUGH SUNDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR HEAVY
RAIN...WHICH MAY LEAD TO FLOODING IN AND NEAR THE WATCH AREA.  IF
YOU ARE IN THE WATCH AREA....KEEP AN EYE OUT FOR RISING WATER OR
WATER OVER ROADWAYS.  KEEP INFORMED...AND BE READY FOR ACTION IF
FLOODING IS OBSERVED OR IF A FLOOD WARNING IS ISSUED.  IF YOU
COME TO A CLOSED OR FLOODED ROAD...TURN AROUND! DON`T DROWN!

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