Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Morristown, Tennessee
344 PM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

...The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers ...

  Clinch River Near Speers Ferry VA affecting Grainger...Hancock and
  Scott Counties

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

  Clinch River Above Tazewell TN affecting Claiborne...Grainger and
  Hancock Counties
  North Fork Holston River Near Gate City VA affecting Hawkins...
  Sullivan and Scott Counties



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.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
344 PM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  The Clinch River Near Speers Ferry VA.
* At 3:15 PM Sunday the stage was 17.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is forecast to remain below flood stage.
* At 18.0 feet...County Road 627 just downstream floods.

&&

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

$$

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/O.EXT.KMRX.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-170425T1200Z/
/TAZT1.1.ER.170423T1446Z.170424T0600Z.170425T0600Z.NO/
344 PM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

...Flood Warning extended until Tuesday morning...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The Clinch River Above Tazewell TN.
* Until Tuesday morning.
* At 3:30 PM Sunday the stage was 13.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 14.5 feet by
  after midnight tomorrow...but is then expected to begin falling.
  The river will fall below flood stage by early Tuesday morning.
* 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

$$

TNC073-163-VAC169-240944-
/O.EXT.KMRX.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-170424T1800Z/
/GATV2.1.ER.170424T1200Z.170424T1200Z.170424T1200Z.NO/
344 PM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

...Flood Warning extended until Monday afternoon...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The North Fork Holston River Near Gate City VA.
* From tomorrow morning until Monday afternoon.
* At 3:15 PM Sunday the stage was 10.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Nonflood flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Monday morning and continue
  to rise to near 12.0 feet Monday morning. The river will fall
  below flood stage Mondaya fternoon.
* At 12.0 feet...Water begins to cover some low lying county roads.

&&

LAT...LON 3641 8283 3651 8288 3673 8235 3662 8233

$$




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