Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
821 PM EDT WED JUL 29 2015

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RHEA TN-BLEDSOE TN-MEIGS TN-HAMILTON TN-
821 PM EDT WED JUL 29 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MORRISTOWN HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTHWESTERN RHEA COUNTY IN EAST TENNESSEE...
  CENTRAL BLEDSOE COUNTY IN EAST TENNESSEE...
  SOUTHWESTERN MEIGS COUNTY IN EAST TENNESSEE...
  NORTHEASTERN HAMILTON COUNTY IN EAST TENNESSEE...

* UNTIL 1115 PM EDT/1015 PM CDT/

* AT 820 PM EDT /720 PM CDT/...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE
  TO THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING
  IN THE ADVISORY AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  DAYTON...SODDY-DAISY...GRAYSVILLE...BRAYTON...EVENSVILLE...SALE
  CREEK AND BIRCHWOOD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3529 8526 3535 8523 3536 8524 3562 8516
      3559 8490 3524 8499

$$
JW



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