Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN, TENNESSEE
751 PM EST WED FEB 3 2016

...Forecast Flooding Changed from Minor to Moderate Severity for the
following rivers in Tennessee...
  Pigeon River At Newport TN affecting Cocke County

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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/NEPT1.2.ER.160203T2248Z.160204T0600Z.160205T1048Z.NO/
751 PM EST WED FEB 3 2016

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...The
Flood Warning continues for
 The Pigeon River At Newport TN.
* Until Friday morning.
* At 07:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 10.8 feet and rising.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Recent activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at
  07:00 PM Wednesday was 10.8 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 11.9 feet by
  after midnight tomorrow...but is then expected to begin falling.
  The river will fall below flood stage by Friday morning.

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LAT...LON 3600 8321 3597 8317 3578 8310 3580 8319

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