Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Morristown TN
522 PM EDT SAT JUL 15 2017

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Rhea TN-
522 PM EDT SAT JUL 15 2017

The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a

* Flood Advisory for...
  Central Rhea County in east Tennessee...

* Until 715 PM EDT

* At 519 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
  thunderstorms. This will cause minor ponding of water in poor
  drainage areas as well as some flooding of smaller creeks and
  streams.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Dayton, Spring City, Old Washington and Evensville.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate route.

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

&&

LAT...LON 3549 8509 3564 8503 3567 8500 3569 8477
      3568 8478 3566 8478 3555 8482 3556 8486
      3555 8488 3553 8488 3551 8486 3549 8487

$$



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