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Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
1025 PM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

...FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE THROUGH SUNDAY...

.ABUNDANT MOISTURE AND A SERIES OF UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES...
WILL PRODUCE ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND SOME THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH
SUNDAY. LOCALIZED RAINFALL AMOUNTS TO 3 INCHES OR MORE WILL BE
POSSIBLE.

NCZ060-061-TNZ012>018-035>047-067>074-081>087-098>102-VAZ001-002-
005-006-008-051030-
/O.CON.KMRX.FF.A.0001.000000T0000Z-150706T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MURPHY...HAYESVILLE...ONEIDA...
LA FOLLETTE...TAZEWELL...SNEEDVILLE...ROGERSVILLE...KINGSPORT...
BRISTOL...MOUNTAIN CITY...WARTBURG...CLINTON...OAK RIDGE...
MAYNARDVILLE...RUTLEDGE...MORRISTOWN...NEWPORT...COSBY...
GREENEVILLE...CEDAR CREEK...JOHNSON CITY...ERWIN...ELIZABETHTON...
ROAN MOUNTAIN...KINGSTON...LENOIR CITY...KNOXVILLE...DANDRIDGE...
MARYVILLE...CADES COVE...SEVIERVILLE...GATLINBURG...DUNLAP...
PIKEVILLE...DAYTON...DECATUR...ATHENS...MADISONVILLE...
COKER CREEK...JASPER...CHATTANOOGA...CLEVELAND...BENTON...
DUCKTOWN...JONESVILLE...WISE...NORTON...GATE CITY...LEBANON...
ABINGDON
1025 PM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA...EAST TENNESSEE AND
  SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN
  SOUTHWEST NORTH CAROLINA...CHEROKEE AND CLAY. IN EAST
  TENNESSEE...ANDERSON...BLEDSOE...BLOUNT SMOKY MOUNTAINS...
  BRADLEY...CAMPBELL...CLAIBORNE...COCKE SMOKY MOUNTAINS...EAST
  POLK...GRAINGER...HAMBLEN...HAMILTON...HANCOCK...HAWKINS...
  JEFFERSON...JOHNSON...KNOX...LOUDON...MARION...MCMINN...
  MEIGS...MORGAN...NW BLOUNT...NORTH SEVIER...NORTHWEST CARTER...
   NORTHWEST COCKE...NORTHWEST GREENE...NORTHWEST MONROE...
  RHEA... ROANE...SCOTT TN...SEQUATCHIE...SEVIER SMOKY
  MOUNTAINS... SOUTHEAST CARTER...SOUTHEAST GREENE...SOUTHEAST
  MONROE... SULLIVAN...UNICOI...UNION...WASHINGTON TN AND WEST
  POLK. IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...LEE...RUSSELL...SCOTT...
  WASHINGTON AND WISE.

* THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING

* ABUNDANT MOISTURE AND A LARGE SCALE STORM SYSTEM... WILL PRODUCE
  ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS.

* WIDESPREAD RAINS...LOCALLY HEAVY AT TIMES...MAY CAUSE FLASH
  FLOODING THROUGH SUNDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR HEAVY
RAIN...WHICH MAY LEAD TO FLOODING IN AND NEAR THE WATCH AREA.  IF
YOU ARE IN THE WATCH AREA....KEEP AN EYE OUT FOR RISING WATER OR
WATER OVER ROADWAYS.  KEEP INFORMED...AND BE READY FOR ACTION IF
FLOODING IS OBSERVED OR IF A FLOOD WARNING IS ISSUED.  IF YOU
COME TO A CLOSED OR FLOODED ROAD...TURN AROUND! DON`T DROWN!

&&

$$




Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
251 PM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

NCZ060-061-TNZ012>018-035>047-067>074-081>087-098>102-VAZ001-002-
005-006-008-051900-
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-
251 PM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST NORTH
CAROLINA...EAST TENNESSEE AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO
CONTINUE TO DEVELOP AND MOVE ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH TONIGHT.
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS ARE POSSIBLE...WITH HOURLY RAINFALL RATES OF
AROUND 1 INCH PER HOUR OR HIGHER WITH THE STRONGEST THUNDERSTORMS.
SINCE THE GROUND IS ALREADY QUITE SATURATED IN MANY AREAS...THERE
WILL BE A THREAT OF FLASH FLOODING WHERE HEAVIER RAINFALL OCCURS
THROUGH TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL
CONTINUE THE POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING INTO SUNDAY.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED AT TIMES SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...MAINLY
FOR FLOODING REPORTS.

$$



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