Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
741 AM EDT TUE OCT 14 2014

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HAMILTON TN-
741 AM EDT TUE OCT 14 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MORRISTOWN  HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  HAMILTON COUNTY IN EASTERN TENNESSEE...

* UNTIL 1045 AM EDT

* AT 739 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN OF TWO TO THREE
  INCHES FELL OVER THE WARNED AREA OVERNIGHT. HAMILTON COUNTY
  CONTINUES TO REPORTED MULTIPLE ROAD CLOSURES...ESPECIALLY SOME
  SECONDARY AND SIDE ROADS.  IN PARTICULAR OCHS HIGHWAY IS CLOSED
  DUE TO MUD AND DEBRIS ACROSS THE ROAD AND CUMMINGS HIGHWAY IS
  CLOSED DUE TO HIGH WATER.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  CHATTANOOGA...SODDY-DAISY...SIGNAL MOUNTAIN...WALDEN...LAKESITE...
  RIDGESIDE...HARRISON...FAIRMOUNT...RED BANK...COLLEGEDALE...
  OOLTEWAH...EAST BRAINERD...SALE CREEK...BIRCHWOOD...SHADY GROVE AND
  MIDDLE VALLEY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3507 8536 3509 8536 3511 8539 3515 8539
      3532 8524 3545 8517 3546 8511 3543 8510
      3544 8506 3542 8503 3538 8503 3538 8500
      3536 8497 3528 8494 3514 8503 3504 8500
      3502 8496 3499 8497 3498 8547

$$

MJB


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