Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
501 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

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WASHINGTON VA-SCOTT VA-CITY OF BRISTOL VA-
501 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MORRISTOWN  HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  WASHINGTON COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA...
  SCOTT COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA...
  THE CITY OF BRISTOL IN SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 1100 PM EST FRIDAY

* AT 457 PM EST...MANY STREAMS AND CREEKS REMAIN AT BANKFULL OR
  HIGHER THIS AFTERNOON OVER PORTIONS OF SCOTT AND WASHINGTON
  COUNTIES VIRGINIA. ABOVE FREEZING TEMPERATURES TODAY UNDER MOSTLY
  SUNNY SKIES HAS ALLOWED ADDITIONAL RUNOFF FROM MELTING AREAS OF
  SNOW AND ICE...AND A PROLONGED THREAT OF MINOR FLOODING.  MINOR
  FLOODING IS RECEDING AND WITH COOLER TEMPERATUERS THIS
  EVENING...THE ONGOING FLOODING SHOULD CONTINUE TO DIMINISH.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  ABINGDON...GATE CITY...BRISTOL VA...BRISTOL...WEBER CITY...GLADE
  SPRING...DAMASCUS...NICKELSVILLE...DUNGANNON...DUFFIELD...
  CLINCHPORT...LINDELL...FORT BLACKMORE...HILTONS...BENHAMS...
  HOLSTON...HILANDER PARK...KONNAROCK AND EMORY-MEADOW VIEW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3661 8163 3662 8192 3659 8194 3660 8298
      3667 8295 3673 8283 3683 8275 3682 8270
      3688 8263 3689 8240 3671 8233 3680 8211
      3682 8212 3686 8208 3688 8199 3687 8194
      3693 8184 3679 8170 3663 8161

$$

MJB



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