Flood Potential Outlook
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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Hydrologic Outlook
National Weather Service Morristown TN
306 PM EST Sun Jan 22 2017 /206 PM CST Sun Jan 22 2017/

...WIDESPREAD MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE
REGION THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON WITH LOCALIZED AREAL
FLOODING AND FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE...

A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE TO DEEPEN AS IT MOVES NE
FROM CENTRAL ALABAMA INTO WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA TONIGHT...THEN
INTO SOUTHERN VIRGINIA ON MONDAY. CONTINUED INFLOW OF GULF AND
ATLANTIC MOISTURE DURING THIS PERIOD WILL HELP TO PRODUCE EXTENDED
PERIODS OF RAIN ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON.
SOME OF THIS RAIN WILL BE MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES...WITH
AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES POSSIBLE ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA WHILE
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS TO 2.5 INCHES MAY BE POSSIBLE ALONG THE
EAST TENNESSEE AND WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS.

LOCALIZED RUNOFF PROBLEMS...AND AREAL FLOODING OF POOR DRAINAGE
AREAS ARE POSSIBLE. FLASH FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS...ROADWAY
FLOODING...AND RAPID STREAM RISE ARE ALSO POSSIBLE IN AREAS THAT
REPEATEDLY EXPERIENCE HEAVY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER A SHORT
PERIOD OF TIME. STAY ALERT FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD WATCHES AND
WARNINGS...AND KNOW WHAT TO DO IF A WARNING IS ISSUED.

FOR ADDITIONAL HYDROLOGIC INFORMATION...VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MORRISTOWN /ALL LOWER CASE/.

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