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Tennessee, Hamblen

Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 9:04 AM EDT on April 23, 2017

Expires 4:00 AM EDT on April 24, 2017


The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a

* flood advisory for...
Knox County in eastern Tennessee...
Anderson County in eastern Tennessee...
Blount County in eastern Tennessee...
Jefferson County in eastern Tennessee...
Cocke County in eastern Tennessee...
Grainger County in eastern Tennessee...
Sevier County in eastern Tennessee...
Hamblen County in eastern Tennessee...

* until 300 PM EDT

* at 903 am EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain that will cause
minor flooding in the advisory area. Between 1 to 3 inches of
rain has fallen over the last 24 hours, with localized amounts up
to 4 inches. An additional 1 to 2 inches is possible over the next
6 hours.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Knoxville, Oak Ridge, Morristown, Maryville, Sevierville, Clinton,
Alcoa, Jefferson City, Newport, Gatlinburg, Dandridge, Rutledge,
Farragut, Pigeon Forge, Oliver Springs, Bean Station, Louisville,
White Pine, Plainview and New Market.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate Route.


Lat... Lon 3556 8400 3560 8418 3581 8417 3615 8445
      3622 8437 3623 8407 3630 8404 3617 8392
      3617 8373 3634 8367 3642 8335 3628 8324
      3634 8316 3624 8308 3616 8317 3588 8290
      3577 8299 3557 8349 3556 8377 3546 8395


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411 am EDT sun Apr 23 2017

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through late tonight...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of east Tennessee and southwest Virginia, including
the following areas, in east Tennessee, Cocke Smoky Mountains,
Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Johnson, north Sevier,
northwest Carter, northwest Cocke, northwest Greene, Sevier
Smoky Mountains, southeast Carter, southeast Greene, Sullivan,
Unicoi, and Washington TN. In southwest Virginia, Lee,
Russell, Scott, Washington, and wise.

* Through late tonight

* one to three inches of rainfall will be common across much of
the area through today and tonight with localized amounts in
excess of 4 inches possible.

* The persistent rainfall will fall on already saturated ground
across much of the area. The additional heavy rains could lead
to flooding of roadways, poor drainage areas, low lying areas
and small rivers and streams across the region. Mud slides are
possible, especially across the burn scar areas of Sevier
County, Tennessee.

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!




Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 9:04 AM EDT on April 23, 2017

Expires 4:00 AM EDT on April 24, 2017


The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a

* flood advisory for...
Knox County in eastern Tennessee...
Anderson County in eastern Tennessee...
Blount County in eastern Tennessee...
Jefferson County in eastern Tennessee...
Cocke County in eastern Tennessee...
Grainger County in eastern Tennessee...
Sevier County in eastern Tennessee...
Hamblen County in eastern Tennessee...

* until 300 PM EDT

* at 903 am EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain that will cause
minor flooding in the advisory area. Between 1 to 3 inches of
rain has fallen over the last 24 hours, with localized amounts up
to 4 inches. An additional 1 to 2 inches is possible over the next
6 hours.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Knoxville, Oak Ridge, Morristown, Maryville, Sevierville, Clinton,
Alcoa, Jefferson City, Newport, Gatlinburg, Dandridge, Rutledge,
Farragut, Pigeon Forge, Oliver Springs, Bean Station, Louisville,
White Pine, Plainview and New Market.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate Route.


Lat... Lon 3556 8400 3560 8418 3581 8417 3615 8445
      3622 8437 3623 8407 3630 8404 3617 8392
      3617 8373 3634 8367 3642 8335 3628 8324
      3634 8316 3624 8308 3616 8317 3588 8290
      3577 8299 3557 8349 3556 8377 3546 8395


Amp.23


411 am EDT sun Apr 23 2017

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through late tonight...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of east Tennessee and southwest Virginia, including
the following areas, in east Tennessee, Cocke Smoky Mountains,
Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Johnson, north Sevier,
northwest Carter, northwest Cocke, northwest Greene, Sevier
Smoky Mountains, southeast Carter, southeast Greene, Sullivan,
Unicoi, and Washington TN. In southwest Virginia, Lee,
Russell, Scott, Washington, and wise.

* Through late tonight

* one to three inches of rainfall will be common across much of
the area through today and tonight with localized amounts in
excess of 4 inches possible.

* The persistent rainfall will fall on already saturated ground
across much of the area. The additional heavy rains could lead
to flooding of roadways, poor drainage areas, low lying areas
and small rivers and streams across the region. Mud slides are
possible, especially across the burn scar areas of Sevier
County, Tennessee.

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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