Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN, TENNESSEE
332 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers ...

  Clinch River Near Speers Ferry VA affecting Grainger...Hancock and
  Scott Counties
  Clinch River Above Tazewell TN affecting Claiborne...Grainger and
  Hancock Counties
  Powell River Near Arthur TN affecting Claiborne and Hancock Counties

Snow melt has produced rapid river rises. Rain is expected this
afternoon and tonight...with an inch or more of rainfall possible.
This rain will contribute to further rises on the rivers and flooding.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Most deaths in floods occur in automobiles. If you come to a closed
or flooded road, Turn Around! Don`t Drown! For more details, stay
tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or commercial television or radio
stations that carry weather information.

&&

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/SFYV2.1.ER.150304T1918Z.150305T1800Z.150307T0025Z.NO/
332 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...Flood Warning extended until late Friday night...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The Clinch River Near Speers Ferry VA.
* From this afternoon until late Friday night.
* At 02:15 PM Wednesday the stage was 18.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage this afternoon and continue to
  rise to near 22.0 feet by Thursday early afternoon. The river will
  fall below flood stage by Friday evening.
* At 21.0 feet...One or two houses are threatened.

&&

LAT...LON 3655 8294 3657 8302 3682 8251 3677 8246

$$

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/TAZT1.1.ER.150305T0442Z.150306T0600Z.150307T1630Z.NO/
332 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...Flood Warning extended until Saturday afternoon...The Flood
Warning continues for
  The Clinch River Above Tazewell TN.
* From tonight until Saturday afternoon.
* At 02:30 PM Wednesday the stage was 9.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tonight and continue to rise
  to near 15.0 feet by Friday morning. The river will fall below
  flood stage by Saturday afternoon.
* At 16.0 feet...Extensive flooding of pasture land around Grissom
  Island occurs. The city of Tazewell, Tennessee is not affected by
  flooding of the Clinch River.

&&

LAT...LON 3632 8356 3637 8359 3659 8306 3659 8296

$$

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/ARTT1.1.ER.150305T0405Z.150306T0000Z.150307T0218Z.NO/
332 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...Flood Warning extended until late Friday night...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The Powell River Near Arthur TN.
* From tonight until late Friday night.
* At 02:15 PM Wednesday the stage was 12.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage tonight and continue to rise
  to near 20.0 feet by early Friday morning. The river will fall
  below flood stage Friday night.
* At 20.0 feet...Water covers roads along both banks of the river.

&&

LAT...LON 3659 8361 3654 8337 3640 8375 3645 8383

$$




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