Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
551 PM EDT WED JUL 22 2015

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ROANE TN-MORGAN TN-
551 PM EDT WED JUL 22 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MORRISTOWN HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN ROANE COUNTY IN EAST TENNESSEE...
  SOUTH CENTRAL MORGAN COUNTY IN EAST TENNESSEE...

* UNTIL 845 PM EDT

* AT 550 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN
  THE ADVISORY AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  ROCKWOOD...MIDTOWN...HARRIMAN...OAKDALE AND PINE ORCHARD.

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 3589 8470 3590 8470 3590 8468 3596 8471
      3601 8471 3602 8456 3600 8449 3590 8452

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