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Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Morristown, Tennessee
921 PM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers ...

  Clinch River At Cleveland VA affecting Russell and Scott Counties
  Clinch River Above Tazewell TN affecting Claiborne...Grainger and
  Hancock Counties
  Emory River At Oakdale TN affecting Morgan and Roane Counties
  Powell River Near Arthur TN affecting Claiborne and Hancock Counties


...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers ...
  Clinch River Near Speers Ferry VA affecting Grainger...Hancock and
  Scott Counties

Heavy rainfall across the region over the last couple of days has lead to
flooding across the area.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

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/TAZT1.2.ER.170423T1446Z.170425T0600Z.170426T1900Z.NO/
921 PM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

...Flood Warning extended until Wednesday evening...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The Clinch River Above Tazewell TN.
* Until Wednesday evening.
* At 08:30 PM Sunday the stage was 15.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 18.0 feet by
  early Tuesday morning...but is then expected to begin falling. The
  river will fall below flood stage by Wednesday afternoon.
* At 16.0 feet...Extensive flooding of pasture land around Grissom
  Island occurs. The city of Tazewell, Tennessee is not affected by
  flooding of the Clinch River.

&&

LAT...LON 3632 8356 3637 8359 3659 8306 3659 8296

$$



Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Morristown, Tennessee
921 PM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers ...

  Clinch River At Cleveland VA affecting Russell and Scott Counties
  Clinch River Above Tazewell TN affecting Claiborne...Grainger and
  Hancock Counties
  Emory River At Oakdale TN affecting Morgan and Roane Counties
  Powell River Near Arthur TN affecting Claiborne and Hancock Counties


...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers ...
  Clinch River Near Speers Ferry VA affecting Grainger...Hancock and
  Scott Counties

Heavy rainfall across the region over the last couple of days has lead to
flooding across the area.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

TNC025-067-241520-
/O.EXT.KMRX.FL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-170425T1700Z/
/ARTT1.1.ER.170423T1950Z.170424T0600Z.170425T1100Z.NO/
921 PM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

...Flood Warning extended until Tuesday afternoon...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The Powell River Near Arthur TN.
* Until Tuesday afternoon.
* At 08:15 PM Sunday the stage was 20.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 21.5 feet by
  after midnight tomorrow...but is then expected to begin falling.
  The river will fall below flood stage by Tuesday morning..
* At 20.0 feet...Water covers roads along both banks of the river.

&&

LAT...LON 3659 8361 3654 8337 3640 8375 3645 8383

$$




Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Morristown, Tennessee
921 PM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers ...

  Clinch River At Cleveland VA affecting Russell and Scott Counties
  Clinch River Above Tazewell TN affecting Claiborne...Grainger and
  Hancock Counties
  Emory River At Oakdale TN affecting Morgan and Roane Counties
  Powell River Near Arthur TN affecting Claiborne and Hancock Counties


...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers ...
  Clinch River Near Speers Ferry VA affecting Grainger...Hancock and
  Scott Counties

Heavy rainfall across the region over the last couple of days has lead to
flooding across the area.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

TNC057-067-VAC169-241520-
/O.CON.KMRX.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-170425T2200Z/
/SFYV2.1.ER.170423T2054Z.170424T1200Z.170425T1600Z.NO/
921 PM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Clinch River Near Speers Ferry VA.
* Until Tuesday evening.
* At 08:15 PM Sunday the stage was 19.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 25.5 feet by
  tomorrow morning...but is then expected to begin falling. The river
  will fall below flood stage by Tuesday afternoon.
* At 24.0 feet...A few additional homes are affected. Evacuations are
  possible.

&&

LAT...LON 3655 8294 3657 8302 3682 8251 3677 8246

$$



Flood Warning

Flood Warning
National Weather Service Morristown, Tennessee
910 PM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

...The National Weather Service in Morristown, TN has issued a Flood
Warning for the following rivers ...

  Powell River Near Jonesville VA affecting Hancock and Lee Counties
  Sequatchie River Near Whitwell TN affecting Bledsoe...Marion and
  Sequatchie Counties

Heavy rainfall across the region over the last couple of days has lead to
flooding across the area.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

TNC067-VAC105-241200-
/O.NEW.KMRX.FL.W.0010.170424T0600Z-170424T1200Z/
/JNSV2.1.ER.170424T0600Z.170424T0600Z.170424T0600Z.NO/
910 PM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

The National Weather Service in Morristown, TN has issued a
* Flood Warning for
  The Powell River Near Jonesville VA.
* From late tonight until Monday morning.
* At 08:45 PM Sunday the stage was 14.6 feet and rising.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by midnight tonight and
  continue to rise to near 18.0 feet early tomorrow morning. The
  river will fall below flood stage by tomorrow afternoon.
* At 18.0 feet...The river invades several fields and reaches a few
  farm buildings.

&&

LAT...LON 3652 8333 3659 8340 3686 8287 3680 8279

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Morristown TN
908 PM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

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Cherokee-Clay-Scott TN-Campbell-Claiborne-Hancock-Hawkins-
Sullivan-Johnson-Morgan-Anderson-Union-Grainger-Hamblen-
Northwest Cocke-Cocke Smoky Mountains-Northwest Greene-
Southeast Greene-Washington TN-Unicoi-Northwest Carter-
Southeast Carter-Roane-Loudon-Knox-Jefferson-NW Blount-
Blount Smoky Mountains-North Sevier-Sevier Smoky Mountains-
Sequatchie-Bledsoe-Rhea-Meigs-McMinn-Northwest Monroe-
Southeast Monroe-Marion-Hamilton-Bradley-West Polk-East Polk-Lee-
Wise-Scott-Russell-Washington-
908 PM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017 /808 PM CDT Sun Apr 23 2017/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Southwest North
Carolina...East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

...Locally Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flooding Remains Likely Tonight...

Widespread heavy rainfall and resultant flooding impacts continue
across all of East Tennessee, Southwest Virginia and far
Southwest North Carolina.

The persistent rainfall is falling on already saturated ground.
The additional heavy rains will lead to flooding of roadways, poor
drainage areas, low lying areas and small rivers and streams
across the region through Monday morning. Mud slides are
possible, especially across the burn scar areas of Sevier County,
Tennessee and other areas that have seen very heavy rain.
Additionally, saturated soils are resulting in isolated fallen
trees across the forecast area.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

No Hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$




Flash Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Morristown TN
638 PM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

...Flash Flooding is Possible across southwest Virginia, east
Tennessee and southwest North Carolina for Today and northeast
areas Tonight...

.An upper level storm system will move across the southern
Appalachians this afternoon and evening producing another round
of showers and embedded storms. Heavy rainfall will once again be
possible over the already saturated ground conditions. The heavy
rains could lead to additional flash flooding and mud slides.
This precipitation will gradually taper off tonight as the storm
system shifts east.

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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Hancock-Hawkins-Sullivan-Johnson-Hamblen-Northwest Cocke-
Cocke Smoky Mountains-Northwest Greene-Southeast Greene-
Washington TN-Unicoi-Northwest Carter-Southeast Carter-Jefferson-
North Sevier-Sevier Smoky Mountains-Lee-Wise-Scott-Russell-
Washington-
Including the cities of Sneedville, Rogersville, Kingsport,
Bristol, Mountain City, Morristown, Newport, Cosby, Greeneville,
Cedar Creek, Johnson City, Erwin, Elizabethton, Roan Mountain,
Dandridge, Sevierville, Gatlinburg, Jonesville, Wise, Norton,
Gate City, Lebanon, and Abingdon
638 PM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* Portions of East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia, including
  the following areas, in East Tennessee, Cocke Smoky Mountains,
  Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Johnson, North Sevier,
  Northwest Carter, Northwest Cocke, Northwest Greene, Sevier
  Smoky Mountains, Southeast Carter, Southeast Greene, Sullivan,
  Unicoi, and Washington TN. In Southwest Virginia, Lee,
  Russell, Scott, Washington, and Wise.

* Through Monday afternoon

* 2 to 4 inches of rainfall will be common across much of the area
  through early Monday morning with localized amounts in excess of
  6 inches possible.

* The persistent rainfall will fall on already saturated ground
  across much of the area. The additional heavy rains could lead
  to flooding of roadways, poor drainage areas, low lying areas
  and small rivers and streams across the region. Mud slides are
  possible, especially across the burn scar areas of Sevier
  County, Tennessee.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take quick
action if flooding is observed or a Flash Flood Warning is
issued. If you come to a closed or flooded road...turn around!
Don`t drown!

&&

$$



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