Flood Statement
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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Morristown, Tennessee
911 AM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

 Due to significant rainfall over the past 24 hours the Clinch,
 North fork of the Holston and the Powell Rivers are rising this morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Most deaths in floods occur in automobiles. If you come to a closed
or flooded road, Turn Around! Don`t Drown! For more details, stay
tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or commercial television or radio
stations that carry weather information.

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911 AM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

* For the Clinch River at Speers Ferry.
* At 08:15 AM Sunday the stage was 16.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to near 16.5 feet this afternoon
  and then slowly fall to below the 16 foot action stage by this evening.
* At 18.0 feet...County Road 627 just downstream floods.

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LAT...LON 3655 8294 3657 8302 3682 8251 3677 8246

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911 AM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

* For the Clinch River near Tazewell.
* At 08:00 AM Sunday the stage was 10.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to near 11.5 feet after midnight
  tonight. Then the river will slowly fall to below the 10 foot
  action stage Tuesday evening.
* At 12.0 feet...Flooding of pasture land near Grissom Island begins.
  The city of Tazewell, Tennessee is not affected by flooding of the
  Clinch River.

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LAT...LON 3632 8356 3637 8359 3659 8306 3659 8296

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911 AM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

* For the North fork Holston River near Gate City.
* At 08:15 AM Sunday the stage was 9.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to near 10.5 feet this afternoon.
  Then the river will slowly fall to below the caution stage tonight.
* At 10.0 feet...Caution stage.

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LAT...LON 3641 8283 3651 8288 3673 8235 3662 8233

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911 AM EST Sun Feb 18 2018

* For the Powell River near Arthur.
* At 08:15 AM Sunday the stage was 12.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to near 16.0 feet Monday morning.
  Then the river will fall back down below the 15 foot action stage
  Monday evening.
* At 17.0 feet...Minor flooding begins.

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LAT...LON 3659 8361 3654 8337 3640 8375 3645 8383

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