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

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
653 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

TNC019-163-179-VAC191-520-052330-
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WASHINGTON TN-CARTER TN-SULLIVAN TN-WASHINGTON VA-CITY OF BRISTOL VA-
653 PM EDT SUN JUL 5 2015

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 730 PM EDT FOR
NORTHEASTERN WASHINGTON...NORTHWESTERN CARTER...CENTRAL SULLIVAN...
SOUTHWESTERN WASHINGTON COUNTIES AND THE CITY OF BRISTOL...

AT 651 PM EDT...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTED A THUNDERSTORM
PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. SEVERAL ROADWAYS
ACROSS JOHNSON CITY..TENNESSEE ARE FLOODED.  UP TO TWO INCHES OF
RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN. ADDITIONAL FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
JOHNSON CITY...BRISTOL TN...BRISTOL VA...ELIZABETHTON...
JONESBOROUGH...CENTRAL...WALNUT HILL...PINE CREST...MIDWAY...BLUFF
CITY...WATAUGA...HUNTER...HARR...SOUTH HOLSTON DAM...MILLIGAN
COLLEGE...AVONDALE...ROCKY MOUNT S.P....BLOUNTVILLE AND MORRIL`S
CAVE.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF UP TO HALF AN INCH ARE POSSIBLE IN
THE WARNED AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE. RIVER
BANKS AND CULVERTS CAN BECOME UNSTABLE AND UNSAFE. TURN
AROUND...DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

&&

LAT...LON 3620 8225 3621 8227 3623 8226 3626 8229
      3626 8232 3624 8236 3623 8236 3628 8249
      3665 8227 3663 8193

$$

AMP.23


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