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

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
1225 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...PROLONGED RAINFALL AND SNOW MELT MAY LEAD TO ADDITIONAL
FLOODING TODAY ALONG THE NORTHERN CUMBERLAND PLATEAU AND
SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA...

.PERIODS OF LIGHT RAIN...SLEET AND SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS
AFTERNOON. ADDITIONAL PRECIPITATION MAY LEAD TO MORE FLOODING OF
CREEKS AND STREAMS IN THE FLOOD WATCH AREA.

RISES ON RIVERS...SUCH AS THE CLINCH...POWELL AND HOLSTON WILL
RESULT IN MINOR TO MAJOR FLOODING. SEE THE ACTUAL RIVER FLOOD
STATEMENTS FOR MORE DETAILS ON THIS RIVER FLOODING.

TNZ012>015-035-VAZ001-002-005-006-008-060000-
/O.CON.KMRX.FA.A.0002.000000T0000Z-150306T0000Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SCOTT TN-CAMPBELL-CLAIBORNE-HANCOCK-MORGAN-LEE-WISE-SCOTT-RUSSELL-
WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ONEIDA...LA FOLLETTE...TAZEWELL...
SNEEDVILLE...WARTBURG...JONESVILLE...WISE...NORTON...GATE CITY...
LEBANON...ABINGDON
1225 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF EAST TENNESSEE AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...INCLUDING
  THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN EAST TENNESSEE...CAMPBELL...
  CLAIBORNE...HANCOCK...MORGAN AND SCOTT TN. IN SOUTHWEST
  VIRGINIA...LEE...RUSSELL...SCOTT...WASHINGTON AND WISE.

* UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING

* PRECIPITATION THIS AFTERNOON COMBINED WITH WATER FROM MELTING
  SNOW AND ICE MAY PRODUCE ADDITIONAL FLOODING ACROSS THIS REGION.

* FLOODING POTENTIAL INCLUDES FLASH FLOODING...AREAL FLOODING...
  AND RIVER FLOODING. SNOW AND ICE CLOGGING DRAINS MAY CAUSE
  FLOODING IN SPOTS NOT NORMALLY PRONE TO WATER PONDING ISSUES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR HEAVY
RAIN...WHICH MAY LEAD TO FLOODING IN AND NEAR THE WATCH AREA.  IF
YOU ARE IN THE WATCH AREA....KEEP AN EYE OUT FOR RISING WATER OR
WATER OVER ROADWAYS.  KEEP INFORMED...AND BE READY FOR ACTION IF
FLOODING IS OBSERVED OR IF A FLOOD WARNING IS ISSUED.  IF YOU
COME TO A CLOSED OR FLOODED ROAD...TURN AROUND! DON`T DROWN!

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