Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Morristown TN
541 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

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Claiborne TN-Knox TN-Cocke TN-Scott TN-Union TN-Washington TN-
Morgan TN-Hawkins TN-Anderson TN-Jefferson TN-Campbell TN-Greene TN-
Grainger TN-Sevier TN-Unicoi TN-Sullivan TN-Blount TN-Hancock TN-
Carter TN-Johnson TN-Hamblen TN-Russell VA-Lee VA-City of Bristol VA-
Washington VA-Wise VA-City of Norton VA-Scott VA-
541 AM EDT MON APR 24 2017

The National Weather Service in Morristown has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
  Claiborne County in eastern Tennessee...
  Knox County in eastern Tennessee...
  Cocke County in eastern Tennessee...
  Scott County in eastern Tennessee...
  Union County in eastern Tennessee...
  Washington County in eastern Tennessee...
  Morgan County in eastern Tennessee...
  Hawkins County in eastern Tennessee...
  Anderson County in eastern Tennessee...
  Jefferson County in eastern Tennessee...
  Campbell County in eastern Tennessee...
  Greene County in eastern Tennessee...
  Grainger County in eastern Tennessee...
  Sevier County in eastern Tennessee...
  Unicoi County in eastern Tennessee...
  Sullivan County in eastern Tennessee...
  Blount County in eastern Tennessee...
  Hancock County in eastern Tennessee...
  Carter County in eastern Tennessee...
  Johnson County in eastern Tennessee...
  Hamblen County in eastern Tennessee...
  Russell County in southwestern Virginia...
  Lee County in southwestern Virginia...
  The City of Bristol in southwestern Virginia...
  Washington County in southwestern Virginia...
  Wise County in southwestern Virginia...
  The City of Norton in southwestern Virginia...
  Scott County in southwestern Virginia...

* Until 930 AM EDT

* At 537 AM EDT, a few reports of flooding continue to come in for
  the warned area. Several issues on area roadways continue from the
  recent heavy rainfall. Several inches of rain have fallen recently
  over the warned area . Even though the rainfall is over, the local
  creeks and streams will remain elevated across the warned area and
  some low lying roads could still be flooded this morning.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Knoxville, Johnson City, Kingsport, Oak Ridge, Morristown,
  Maryville, Bristol Tn, Bristol Va, Greeneville, Sevierville,
  Elizabethton, Clinton, Lenoir City, Alcoa, Abingdon, Jefferson
  City, La Follette, Newport, Erwin and Rogersville.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate route.

&&

LAT...LON 3634 8171 3631 8190 3612 8203 3612 8235
      3595 8256 3607 8264 3577 8299 3546 8395
      3560 8418 3605 8434 3591 8468 3620 8491
      3640 8466 3660 8478 3658 8369 3674 8314
      3720 8255 3696 8236 3714 8190 3664 8161

$$

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