Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Morristown TN
1039 PM EDT SAT APR 22 2017

TNC019-025-029-057-059-063-067-073-089-155-163-179-VAC105-169-520-
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/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Hawkins TN-Claiborne TN-Jefferson TN-Cocke TN-Greene TN-Grainger TN-
Sevier TN-Sullivan TN-Washington TN-Hancock TN-Carter TN-Hamblen TN-
City of Bristol VA-Lee VA-Scott VA-
1039 PM EDT SAT APR 22 2017

The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a

* Flood Advisory for Minor Flooding in Poor Drainage Areas for...
  Hawkins County in eastern Tennessee...
  Claiborne County in eastern Tennessee...
  Jefferson County in eastern Tennessee...
  Cocke County in eastern Tennessee...
  Greene County in eastern Tennessee...
  Grainger County in eastern Tennessee...
  Northeastern Sevier County in eastern Tennessee...
  Sullivan County in eastern Tennessee...
  Washington County in eastern Tennessee...
  Hancock County in eastern Tennessee...
  Northern Carter County in eastern Tennessee...
  Hamblen County in eastern Tennessee...
  The City of Bristol in southwestern Virginia...
  Southern Lee County in southwestern Virginia...
  Southern Scott County in southwestern Virginia...

* Until 145 AM EDT

* At 1038 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain causing minor
  flooding. Overflowing poor drainage areas will result in minor
  flooding in the advisory area. Up to three inches of rain have
  already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Johnson City, Kingsport, Morristown, Bristol Tn, Bristol Va,
  Greeneville, Sevierville, Elizabethton, Jefferson City, Newport,
  Rogersville, Gatlinburg, Dandridge, Gate City, Sneedville,
  Rutledge, Jonesville, Jonesborough, New Tazewell and Bean Station.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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

&&

LAT...LON 3651 8199 3647 8195 3640 8202 3606 8266
      3575 8344 3616 8373 3635 8367 3634 8373
      3643 8380 3643 8392 3658 8399 3658 8369
      3667 8352 3670 8335 3663 8231 3660 8229
      3662 8219 3662 8212 3659 8213 3660 8188

$$

05/MA



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