Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Morristown TN
1125 PM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

VAC105-167-169-195-280630-
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Russell VA-Lee VA-Scott VA-Wise VA-
1125 PM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
  Southwestern Russell County in southwestern Virginia...
  Northeastern Lee County in southwestern Virginia...
  Northeastern Scott County in southwestern Virginia...
  Southwestern Wise County in southwestern Virginia...

* Until 230 AM EDT

* At 1124 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
  thunderstorms. This will cause urban and small stream flooding in
  the advisory area. Up to three inches of rain have already fallen,
  with locally higher amounts possible. Additional rainfall up to
  one inch is possible overnight.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Big Stone Gap, Dungannon, Fort Blackmore, Jasper, Dryden and
  Collingwood.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.

&&

LAT...LON 3684 8229 3677 8220 3673 8230 3671 8233
      3678 8236 3680 8255 3675 8257 3674 8292
      3683 8309 3685 8307 3685 8301 3687 8291
      3690 8287

$$

EMH



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