Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
207 AM EDT FRI JUN 24 2016

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BLOUNT TN-SEVIER TN-
207 AM EDT FRI JUN 24 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MORRISTOWN HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  BLOUNT COUNTY IN EASTERN TENNESSEE...
  SEVIER COUNTY IN EASTERN TENNESSEE...

* UNTIL 500 AM EDT

* AT 206 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA.
  UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  MARYVILLE...SEVIERVILLE...ALCOA...GATLINBURG...PIGEON FORGE...
  EAGLETON VILLAGE...GREENBACK...PITTMAN CENTER...TOWNSEND...
  WALLAND...HARRISBURG...FAIRGARDEN...HAPPY VALLEY...
  ROUNDTOP MOUNTAIN S.P....WEARS VALLEY...TALASSEE...ELKMONT...
  WILDWOOD...CADES COVE AND CLOVER HILL.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL UP TO 1 INCH IS EXPECTED OVER THE AREA. THIS
ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL MAKE MINOR FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST
FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT
WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE DANGERS OF FLOODING.

&&

LAT...LON 3546 8396 3549 8394 3551 8401 3556 8400
      3554 8409 3558 8410 3561 8419 3565 8413
      3571 8417 3597 8353 3593 8349 3593 8340
      3591 8339 3591 8332 3583 8326 3578 8329
      3569 8326 3556 8350 3556 8377 3546 8395

$$

DH



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