Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN, TN
539 AM EDT WED OCT 15 2014

MINOR RISES BELOW FLOOD STAGE HAVE OCCURRED DUE TO SEVERAL DAYS
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...ON THE EMORY RIVER AT OAKDALE AND
ALSO ON THE SEQUATCHIE RIVER NEAR WHITWELL.


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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539 AM EDT WED OCT 15 2014

* THE EMORY RIVER AT OAKDALE
* AT 5:15 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 14.5 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 27.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER CRESTED AT 19.36 FEET AND HAS NOW FALLEN
TO NEAR 14.5 FEET.  RIVER STAGE WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TODAY AND
SHOULD DROP BELOW 12 FEET THIS AFTERNOON.

$$

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439 AM CDT WED OCT 15 2014

* THE SEQUATCHIE RIVER NEAR WHITWELL
* AT 3:15 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 12.2 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO NEAR 13.1 FEET THIS EVENING.
* AT 14.0 FEET...FLOODING OF AGRICULTURAL LAND BEGINS.

&&

LAT...LON 3510 8561 3555 8528 3552 8523 3507 8554

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