Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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WGUS84 KMRX 212036
FLSMRX
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Morristown, Tennessee
336 PM EST Thu Feb 21 2019

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

  Pigeon River At Newport TN affecting Cocke County

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.

&&

TNC029-221100-
/O.EXT.KMRX.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-190222T1100Z/
/NEPT1.1.ER.190221T1831Z.190222T0000Z.190222T0500Z.NO/
336 PM EST Thu Feb 21 2019

...Flood Warning extended until Friday morning...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The Pigeon River At Newport TN.
* Until Friday morning.
* At 03:00 PM Thursday the stage was 8.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 9.0 feet by this
  evening...but is then expected to begin falling. The river will
  fall below flood stage by after midnight tonight.
* 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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