Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Morristown TN
413 AM EDT Thu Oct 11 2018

Anderson-Union-Grainger-Hamblen-Northwest Cocke-
Cocke Smoky Mountains-Northwest Greene-Southeast Greene-
Washington TN-Unicoi-Northwest Carter-Southeast Carter-Loudon-
Knox-Jefferson-NW Blount-Blount Smoky Mountains-North Sevier-
Sevier Smoky Mountains-McMinn-Northwest Monroe-Southeast Monroe-
West Polk-East Polk-Lee-Wise-Scott-Russell-Washington-
Including the cities of Murphy, Hayesville, La Follette,
Tazewell, Sneedville, Rogersville, Kingsport, Bristol,
Mountain City, Clinton, Oak Ridge, Maynardville, Rutledge,
Morristown, Newport, Cosby, Greeneville, Cedar Creek,
Johnson City, Erwin, Elizabethton, Roan Mountain, Lenoir City,
Knoxville, Dandridge, Maryville, Cades Cove, Sevierville,
Gatlinburg, Athens, Madisonville, Coker Creek, Benton, Ducktown,
Jonesville, Wise, Norton, Gate City, Lebanon, and Abingdon
413 AM EDT Thu Oct 11 2018

...Localized Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flooding Possible this

Areas of Moderate to locally heavy rain will continue this
morning, generally along and east of interstate 75. The heaviest
rainfall is anticipated near the North Carolina state-line such as
the Smoky Mountain National Park and Cherokee National Forest.
Rainfall between 1 and 2 inches are expected with heavier amounts
possible near the state-line. Localized flooding is possible.

The heaviest rain bands will effect the area between 5 and 9 am
this morning.

In addition, northwest winds will strengthen this morning with gust
to near 35 mph will be possible over some of the higher elevations
of the eastern Tennessee mountains.

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio and other local media for
further details or updates.


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