Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
513 PM CDT SAT AUG 29 2015

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MARION TN-
513 PM CDT SAT AUG 29 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MORRISTOWN HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTHWESTERN MARION COUNTY IN EAST TENNESSEE...

* UNTIL 715 PM CDT

* AT 512 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS REPEATEDLY MOVING OVER THE SAME AREAS. THIS WILL
  CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  SOUTH PITTSBURG...KIMBALL...MONTEAGLE AND ORME.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS
FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF
SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 3524 8585 3524 8582 3523 8579 3522 8574
      3524 8570 3524 8569 3499 8568 3499 8586
      3522 8586 3522 8587

$$

DGS



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