Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN, TENNESSEE
848 PM EST MON JAN 23 2017

Recent rain has produced rises on area rivers. Some river locations
will rise above Action Stage but are expected to stay below
Flood Stage.

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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848 PM EST MON JAN 23 2017

For the South Chickamauga Creek near Chickamauga TN...
* Until further notice.
* At 08:15 PM Monday the stage was 14.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is falling and will continue to fall.


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848 PM EST MON JAN 23 2017

For the Emory River at Oakdale TN...
* Until further notice.
* At 08:15 PM Monday the stage was 14.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is falling and will continue to fall.

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748 PM CST MON JAN 23 2017

For the Sequatchie River near Whitwell TN...
* Until further notice.
* At 07:15 PM Monday the stage was 12.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is forecast to crest near 12.6 feet around midnight.
* At 14.0 feet...Flooding of agricultural land begins.

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LAT...LON 3510 8561 3555 8528 3552 8523 3507 8554

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