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

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
1111 PM EDT MON JUL 25 2016

TNC019-091-163-VAC191-260445-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CARTER TN-SULLIVAN TN-JOHNSON TN-WASHINGTON VA-
1111 PM EDT MON JUL 25 2016

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1245 AM EDT FOR
NORTHEASTERN CARTER...NORTHEASTERN SULLIVAN...JOHNSON AND
SOUTHEASTERN WASHINGTON COUNTIES...

AT 1109 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING
HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. BETWEEN THREE TO SIX INCHES OF
RAIN HAS FALLEN OVER THE LAST TWO TO THREE HOURS...WITH LIGHT
RAINFALL EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH MIDNIGHT. FLASH FLOODING IS
EXPECTED TO OCCUR...OR MAY BE ALREADY OCCURRING!

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
MOUNTAIN CITY...DAMASCUS...KONNAROCK...LAUREL BLOOMERY...DOEVILLE...
NEVA AND SHADY VALLEY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

&&

LAT...LON 3662 8161 3661 8165 3659 8168 3657 8168
      3653 8171 3647 8170 3646 8171 3642 8172
      3636 8201 3652 8208 3664 8189 3672 8180
      3674 8168 3664 8162 3664 8161

$$

AMP.23


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