Flood Potential Outlook
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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Hydrologic Outlook
National Weather Service Morristown TN
329 PM EST Sat Jan 21 2017 /229 PM CST Sat Jan 21 2017/

...WIDESPREAD MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED OVER THE
REGION TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...WITH LOCALIZED AREAL
FLOODING AND FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE...

A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL PULL SUB-TROPICAL MOISTURE INTO
THE TENNESSEE VALLEY AND SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS ON SUNDAY. THIS LOW
WILL MOVE ACROSS MIDDLE TENNESSEE SUNDAY BEFORE BECOMING NEARLY
STATIONARY OVER EASTERN KENTUCKY AND WESTERN VIRGINIA ON SUNDAY
NIGHT AND MONDAY. CONTINUED INFLOW OF GULF AND ATLANTIC MOISTURE
DURING THIS PERIOD WILL HELP TO PRODUCE A LONG DURATION RAIN EVENT
INTO THE EARLY PORTION OF THE WORK WEEK. SOME OF THE RAIN WILL BE
MODERATE TO HEAVY WITH AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 3 INCHES POSSIBLE...AND THE
POTENTIAL FOR LOCALLY HEAVIER AMOUNTS ALONG THE EAST TENNESSEE AND
WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS.

LOCALIZED RUNOFF PROBLEMS...AND AREAL FLOODING OF POOR DRAINAGE
AREAS ARE POSSIBLE. FLASH FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS...ROADWAY
FLOODING...AND RAPID STREAM RISE ARE ALSO POSSIBLE IN AREAS THAT
REPEATEDLY EXPERIENCE HEAVY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER A SHORT
PERIOD OF TIME. STAY ALERT FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD WATCHES AND
WARNINGS...AND KNOW WHAT TO DO IF A WARNING IS ISSUED.

FOR ADDITIONAL HYDROLOGIC INFORMATION...VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MORRISTOWN /ALL LOWER CASE/.

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