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

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
300 PM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWESTERN
VIRGINIA AND THE NORTHERN CUMBERLAND PLATEAU OF EAST TENNESSEE...

.A LOW PRESSURE TROUGH MOVING ACROSS TENNESSEE WILL INTERACT WITH
THE UNUSUALLY MOIST AND HUMID AIR MASS TO PRODUCE SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. THESE WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HEAVY RAINFALL
THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY TONIGHT. RAINFALL TOTALS COULD EXCEED
TWO INCHES IN SOME AREAS THROUGH TONIGHT.

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SCOTT TN-CAMPBELL-CLAIBORNE-HANCOCK-MORGAN-LEE-WISE-SCOTT-RUSSELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ONEIDA...LA FOLLETTE...TAZEWELL...
SNEEDVILLE...WARTBURG...JONESVILLE...WISE...NORTON...GATE CITY...
LEBANON
300 PM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MORRISTOWN HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF EAST TENNESSEE AND SOUTHWEST
  VIRGINIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...IN EAST
  TENNESSEE...CAMPBELL...CLAIBORNE...HANCOCK...MORGAN AND SCOTT
  TN. IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...LEE...RUSSELL...SCOTT AND WISE.

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* A MOIST AIRMASS AND ATMOSPHERIC ENERGY ASSOCIATED WITH AN UPPER
  LEVEL TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL PROVIDE A THREAT FOR HEAVY
  RAINFALL FOR SOME LOCATIONS. RAINFALL BETWEEN ONE AND TWO
  INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS...ROADWAYS...AND STREAMS WILL BE
  POSSIBLE. PEOPLE WHO LIVE ALONG CREEKS AND STREAMS SHOULD MONITOR
  LEVELS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION. TRAVELERS SHOULD BE ALERT
  FOR WATER COVERING THE ROAD. TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE QUICK
ACTION IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED OR A FLASH FLOOD WARNING IS
ISSUED. IF YOU COME TO A CLOSED OR FLOODED ROAD...TURN AROUND!
DON`T DROWN!

&&

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