Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
317 AM EST SUN FEB 22 2015

TNC019-067-073-091-163-179-VAC105-169-191-520-220945-
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JOHNSON TN-WASHINGTON TN-HAWKINS TN-HANCOCK TN-CARTER TN-SULLIVAN TN-
WASHINGTON VA-SCOTT VA-LEE VA-CITY OF BRISTOL VA-
317 AM EST SUN FEB 22 2015

...THE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR SNOWMELT REMAINS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 445 AM EST FOR JOHNSON...NORTHERN WASHINGTON...
HAWKINS...HANCOCK...CENTRAL CARTER...SULLIVAN...WASHINGTON...SCOTT...
LEE COUNTIES AND THE CITY OF BRISTOL...

AT 316 AM EST...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTED THAT THE
COMBINATION OF EARLIER HEAVY RAINS AND SNOWMELT WAS CAUSING
PONDING OF WATER IN POOR DRAINAGE AREAS...WHICH MAY ALSO CAUSE
FLOODING OF SMALLER CREEKS AND STREAMS. ICE AND SNOW COULD ALSO BE
CLOGGING SOME DRAINS WHICH MAY CAUSE FLOODING IN SPOTS NOT
NORMALLY PRONE TO WATER PONDING ISSUES.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
JOHNSON CITY...KINGSPORT...ELIZABETHTON...ABINGDON...ROGERSVILLE...
MOUNTAIN CITY...GATE CITY...SNEEDVILLE...JONESVILLE...BRISTOL TN...
BRISTOL VA...BRISTOL...JONESBOROUGH...SURGOINSVILLE...PENNINGTON
GAP...WEBER CITY...MIDWAY...COLONIAL HEIGHTS...SPURGEON AND OAK
GROVE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED...OR
PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS
IMMINENT. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND
ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF SWIFTLY FLOWING
WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 3653 8171 3634 8171 3636 8179 3627 8193
      3627 8264 3636 8263 3642 8263 3627 8302
      3635 8316 3629 8324 3628 8324 3663 8347
      3689 8288 3681 8277 3688 8263 3689 8240
      3671 8233 3686 8208 3690 8180 3663 8162

$$

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