Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Morristown TN
251 PM EDT MON JUN 19 2017

Russell VA-City of Bristol VA-Scott VA-Washington VA-
251 PM EDT MON JUN 19 2017

The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
  Southwestern Russell County in southwestern Virginia...
  The northeastern City of Bristol in southwestern Virginia...
  Southeastern Scott County in southwestern Virginia...
  Washington County in southwestern Virginia...

* Until 545 PM EDT

* At 250 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
  thunderstorms. This will cause urban and small stream flooding in
  the advisory area. One to two inches of rain have already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Bristol Va, Abingdon, Gate City, Weber City, Glade Spring,
  Nickelsville, Emory-Meadow View, Lindell, Collingwood, Holston,
  Hansonville, Hilander Park, Benhams and Hiltons.

Additional rainfall of about one inch is expected over the area.
This additional rain will result in minor flooding.


Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate route.


LAT...LON 3660 8259 3676 8264 3689 8179 3679 8170
      3667 8164



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