Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Morristown, Tennessee
443 AM EDT Mon Apr 16 2018

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

  Sequatchie River Near Whitwell TN affecting Bledsoe...Marion and
  Sequatchie Counties

Recent rainfall and runoff has led to rising rivers and streams 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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343 AM CDT Mon Apr 16 2018

The National Weather Service in Morristown, TN has issued a
* Flood Warning for
  The Sequatchie River Near Whitwell TN.
* From early this morning until this evening.
* At 03:15 AM Monday the stage was 14.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Recent activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at
  03:15 AM Monday was 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 14.2 feet by this
  morning...but is then expected to begin falling. The river will
  fall below flood stage by this afternoon.
* At 14.0 feet...Flooding of agricultural land begins.

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LAT...LON 3510 8561 3555 8528 3552 8523 3507 8554

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