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

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
1254 AM EDT TUE SEP 9 2014

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HANCOCK TN-GRAINGER TN-CLAIBORNE TN-LEE VA-
1254 AM EDT TUE SEP 9 2014

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 245 AM EDT FOR
WESTERN HANCOCK...NORTHERN GRAINGER...CLAIBORNE AND SOUTHWESTERN LEE
COUNTIES...

AT 1249 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING
HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE
ALREADY FALLEN ACROSS MAINLY EASTERN PARTS OF CLAIBORNE COUNTY.

MINOR FLOODING WAS REPORTED IN THE NEW TAZEWELL AREA...AND MORE
LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN WILL CONTINUE IN THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING
AREAS...FOR AT LEAST THE NEXT HOUR.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE... NEW
TAZEWELL...BEAN STATION...TAZEWELL...HARROGATE-SHAWANEE...
CUMBERLAND GAP...EVANSTON...SPRINGDALE...HOWARD QUARTER...THORN
HILL...EWING...LONE MOUNTAIN...ROSE HILL...SANDLICK AND ARTHUR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

&&

LAT...LON 3640 8324 3640 8328 3638 8329 3635 8326
      3629 8326 3630 8337 3631 8368 3635 8367
      3636 8370 3634 8371 3635 8374 3658 8374
      3658 8369 3662 8365 3667 8352 3667 8342
      3669 8337 3672 8327

$$

TG


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