Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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WGUS84 KMRX 011923
FLSMRX

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
323 PM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

TNC107-121-012100-
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MCMINN TN-MEIGS TN-
323 PM EDT WED JUL 1 2015

...THE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
500 PM EDT FOR WEST CENTRAL MCMINN AND CENTRAL MEIGS COUNTIES...

AT 322 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN DUE
TO THUNDERSTORMS. IN EXCESS OF TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY
FALLEN IN THE ADVISORY AREA. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM
FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
ATHENS...DECATUR AND RICEVILLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED OR PONDING
OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT.

&&

LAT...LON 3544 8492 3545 8491 3547 8491 3548 8490
      3549 8487 3550 8486 3554 8486 3546 8463
      3536 8469

$$

DH


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