Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Morristown, Tennessee
241 AM EDT Tue Oct 24 2017

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers ...

  Pigeon River At Newport TN affecting Cocke County

Heavy rain Monday over the North Carolina Mountains will cause a quick
rise on the Pigeon River at Newport late this evening.


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.


241 AM EDT Tue Oct 24 2017

...Flood Warning extended until late tonight...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The Pigeon River At Newport TN.
* From late this morning until late tonight.
* At 02:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 10.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  this evening.
* At 8.0 feet...Minor flooding occurs downstream from gage on Highway
  25/70 and in the community of Edwina. Jimtown Road may be affected.


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


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