Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN, TENNESSEE
759 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers ...

  Clinch River Near Speers Ferry VA affecting Grainger...Hancock and
  Scott Counties

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers ...

  Clinch River Above Tazewell TN affecting Claiborne...Grainger and
  Hancock Counties
  Powell River Near Arthur TN affecting Claiborne and Hancock Counties


 Some degree of flooding continues on these points along the Clinch
and Powell rivers...in line with the latest river forecasts.

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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759 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  The Clinch River Near Speers Ferry VA.
* At 7:15 PM Friday the stage was 17.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is forecast to remain below flood stage.
* At 18.0 feet...County Road 627 just downstream floods.

&&

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

$$

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759 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...Flood Warning extended until Saturday afternoon...The Flood
Warning continues for
  The Clinch River Above Tazewell TN.
* Until Saturday afternoon.
* At 7:30 PM Friday the stage was 17.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  tomorrow late morning.
* At 16.0 feet...Extensive flooding of pasture land around Grissom
  Island occurs. The city of Tazewell, Tennessee is not affected by
  flooding of the Clinch River.

&&

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

$$

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759 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

...Flood Warning extended until Saturday morning...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The Powell River Near Arthur TN.
* Until Saturday morning.
* At 7:15 PM Friday the stage was 24.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  early tomorrow.

$$



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