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

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Watch
National Weather Service Morristown TN
420 AM EDT Mon May 28 2018

...Heavy rains associated with Alberto will be possible early this
week...

Initial bands of moderate to heavy rain associated with Alberto
will move through southeast TN and extreme southwest NC today.
Then, the main band of moderate to heavy rain will move into the
southern Appalachian Region Tuesday into Tuesday night. The ground
across the Southern Appalachian is already saturated and
additional rainfall, especially bands of moderate to heavy rain,
will potential cause localized flooding.

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Cherokee-Clay-Blount Smoky Mountains-Sevier Smoky Mountains-
Southeast Monroe-East Polk-
Including the cities of Murphy, Hayesville, Cades Cove,
Gatlinburg, Coker Creek, and Ducktown
420 AM EDT Mon May 28 2018

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of Southwest North Carolina and East Tennessee,
  including the following areas, in Southwest North Carolina,
  Cherokee and Clay. In East Tennessee, Blount Smoky Mountains,
  East Polk, Sevier Smoky Mountains, and Southeast Monroe.

* Through this evening

* Tropical moisture associated with Subtropical Storm Alberto will
  begin to impact portions of the southern Tennessee mountains and
  southwest North Carolina today. Rainfall amounts of around an
  inch, with localized amounts exceeding 2 inches, will be
  possible through this evening.

* People in the watch area should be aware of the threat of
  heavy rainfall. Avoid low lying areas...and be careful when
  approaching highway dips and underpasses. If you come to a
  closed or flooded road...Turn around! Don`t drown!

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!

&&

The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of Southwest North Carolina and
  East Tennessee, including the following areas, in Southwest
  North Carolina, Cherokee and Clay. In East Tennessee, Blount
  Smoky Mountains, East Polk, Sevier Smoky Mountains, and
  Southeast Monroe.

* From Tuesday morning through Wednesday morning

* Rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches with locally higher amount of
  4 to 6 inches possible.

* People in the watch area should be aware of the threat of heavy
  rainfall. Avoid low lying areas...and be careful when
  approaching highway dips and underpasses. Do not drive through
  flooded spots on roads, especially if you do not know how deep
  the water is.

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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Scott TN-Campbell-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-
North Sevier-Sequatchie-Bledsoe-Rhea-Meigs-McMinn-
Northwest Monroe-Marion-Hamilton-Bradley-West Polk-
Including the cities of Oneida, La Follette, Wartburg, Clinton,
Oak Ridge, Maynardville, Rutledge, Morristown, Newport, Cosby,
Greeneville, Cedar Creek, Johnson City, Erwin, Elizabethton,
Roan Mountain, Kingston, Lenoir City, Knoxville, Dandridge,
Maryville, Sevierville, Dunlap, Pikeville, Dayton, Decatur,
Athens, Madisonville, Jasper, Chattanooga, Cleveland, and Benton
420 AM EDT Mon May 28 2018 /320 AM CDT Mon May 28 2018/

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for a portion of East Tennessee, including
  the following areas, Anderson, Bledsoe, Bradley, Campbell,
  Cocke Smoky Mountains, Grainger, Hamblen, Hamilton, Jefferson,
  Knox, Loudon, Marion, McMinn, Meigs, Morgan, NW Blount, North
  Sevier, Northwest Carter, Northwest Cocke, Northwest Greene,
  Northwest Monroe, Rhea, Roane, Scott TN, Sequatchie, Southeast
  Carter, Southeast Greene, Unicoi, Union, Washington TN, and
  West Polk.

* From Tuesday morning through Wednesday morning

* Rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches with locally higher amount of
  4 to 6 inches possible.

* People in the watch area should be aware of the threat of heavy
  rainfall. Avoid low lying areas...and be careful when
  approaching highway dips and underpasses. Do not drive through
  flooded spots on roads, especially if you do not know how deep
  the water is.

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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