Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Morristown, Tennessee
910 PM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

...The National Weather Service in Morristown, TN has issued a Flood
Warning for the following rivers ...

  Powell River Near Jonesville VA affecting Hancock and Lee Counties
  Sequatchie River Near Whitwell TN affecting Bledsoe...Marion and
  Sequatchie Counties

Heavy rainfall across the region over the last couple of days has lead to
flooding across the area.

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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910 PM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

The National Weather Service in Morristown, TN has issued a
* Flood Warning for
  The Powell River Near Jonesville VA.
* From late tonight until Monday morning.
* At 08:45 PM Sunday the stage was 14.6 feet and rising.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by midnight tonight and
  continue to rise to near 18.0 feet early tomorrow morning. The
  river will fall below flood stage by tomorrow afternoon.
* At 18.0 feet...The river invades several fields and reaches a few
  farm buildings.

&&

LAT...LON 3652 8333 3659 8340 3686 8287 3680 8279

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810 PM CDT Sun Apr 23 2017

The National Weather Service in Morristown, TN has issued a
* Flood Warning for
  The Sequatchie River Near Whitwell TN.
* From Monday morning until late Monday night.
* At 07:15 PM Sunday the stage was 13.7 feet and falling.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tomorrow morning and continue
  to rise to near 14.0 feet by late tomorrow morning. The river will fall
  back below flood stage by late tomorrow evening.
* At 14.0 feet...Flooding of agricultural land begins.

&&

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

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