Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Morristown TN
1109 PM EDT MON APR 23 2018

TNC007-065-115-143-153-240615-
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Rhea TN-Sequatchie TN-Bledsoe TN-Marion TN-Hamilton TN-
1109 PM EDT MON APR 23 2018

The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a

* Flood Advisory for...
  Rhea County in east Tennessee...
  Sequatchie County in east Tennessee...
  Bledsoe County in east Tennessee...
  Marion County in east Tennessee...
  Hamilton County in east Tennessee...

* Until 215 AM EDT/115 AM CDT/.

* At 1108 PM EDT/1008 PM CDT/, Doppler radar indicated showers, some
  with heavy rain, moving across the advisory area.  With the ground
  already quite wet from earlier rains, this rainfall will cause
  ponding of water in poor drainage areas as well as flooding of
  smaller creeks and streams.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Chattanooga, Dayton, Dunlap, Jasper, Pikeville, Soddy-Daisy, Signal
  Mountain, South Pittsburg, Spring City, Walden, Lakesite, Whitwell,
  Kimball, Monteagle, Ridgeside, Harrison, Fairmount, Red Bank,
  Collegedale and Graysville.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

&&

LAT...LON 3522 8586 3522 8573 3529 8571 3538 8549
      3553 8560 3557 8542 3576 8526 3575 8503
      3583 8480 3579 8474 3573 8471 3555 8480
      3555 8487 3544 8491 3547 8498 3540 8503
      3528 8494 3514 8503 3500 8497 3499 8586

$$


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