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

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
639 AM EDT TUE OCT 14 2014

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MARION TN-SEQUATCHIE TN-HAMILTON TN-
639 AM EDT TUE OCT 14 2014

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 745 AM EDT/645 AM
CDT/ FOR EASTERN MARION...SEQUATCHIE AND HAMILTON COUNTIES...

AT 629 AM EDT /529 AM CDT/...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUING ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. TWO TO TWO AND A
HALF INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN. AN ADDITIONAL HALF INCH OF
RAIN IS POSSIBLE BY SUNRISE.  AT 500 AM EDT...HAMILTON COUNTY
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...DUNLAP...JASPER...SODDY-DAISY...SIGNAL MOUNTAIN...
WALDEN...LAKESITE...WHITWELL...KIMBALL...RIDGESIDE...HARRISON...
FAIRMOUNT...RED BANK...COLLEGEDALE...POWELLS CROSSROADS...MARTIN
SPRINGS...HALETOWN (GUILD)...OOLTEWAH...EAST BRAINERD AND SALE CREEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

&&

LAT...LON 3499 8569 3548 8541 3547 8538 3536 8523
      3541 8519 3534 8497 3531 8497 3528 8495
      3526 8497 3523 8498 3519 8501 3516 8501
      3514 8503 3508 8500 3504 8500 3502 8496
      3499 8498 3498 8541

$$

MJB


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