Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
822 PM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

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SULLIVAN TN-
822 PM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MORRISTOWN HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  WESTERN SULLIVAN COUNTY IN EASTERN TENNESSEE...

* UNTIL 1015 PM EDT

* AT 822 PM 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...WITH AN ADDITIONAL
  INCH POSSIBLE IN SOME SPOTS OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF HOURS.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  KINGSPORT...COLONIAL HEIGHTS...SPURGEON...WARRIORS PATH S.P....
  BLOOMINGDALE AND BLOUNTVILLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

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 3651 8234 3644 8250 3660 8257 3659 8242

$$

AMP.23


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