Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service Morristown TN
837 PM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
  Southwestern Russell County in southwestern Virginia...
  Northeastern Lee County in southwestern Virginia...
  Northeastern Scott County in southwestern Virginia...
  Southwestern Wise County in southwestern Virginia...

* Until 1130 PM EDT

* At 835 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
  heavy rain across the warned area. Two to three inches of rain
  have fallen with additional rainfall amounts up to three inches
  possible. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Big Stone Gap, Nickelsville, Dungannon and Fort Blackmore.


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.

A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring.
If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately.
Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate
precautions to protect life and property.


LAT...LON 3687 8238 3677 8220 3673 8244 3680 8290
      3685 8302 3686 8300 3686 8297 3687 8292
      3687 8291 3690 8287



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