Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
535 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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SCOTT TN-
535 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MORRISTOWN HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTHERN SCOTT COUNTY IN EASTERN TENNESSEE...

* UNTIL 730 AM EDT

* AT 534 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA.
  UP TO ONE AND ONE-HALF INCHES OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  ONEIDA...WINFIELD...KETCHEN AND BIG SOUTH FORK NATIONAL.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF 1 INCH IS EXPECTED OVER THE AREA. THIS
ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL MAKE MINOR FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST
FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT
WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE DANGERS OF FLOODING.

&&

LAT...LON 3659 8426 3653 8425 3653 8426 3651 8426
      3650 8428 3651 8433 3648 8434 3643 8469
      3650 8471 3660 8478

$$

DH



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