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Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 3:12 PM EDT on April 24, 2017

Expires 1:27 AM EDT on April 26, 2017


The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Sullivan County in eastern Tennessee...
Hawkins County in eastern Tennessee...
Hancock County in eastern Tennessee...
Scott County in eastern Tennessee...
Russell County in southwestern Virginia...
Lee County in southwestern Virginia...
the city of Norton in southwestern Virginia...
the city of Bristol in southwestern Virginia...
Scott County in southwestern Virginia...
Washington County in southwestern Virginia...
Wise County in southwestern Virginia...

* until 915 PM EDT Monday

* at 309 PM EDT, due to recent significant rainfall... there
continues to be a few reports of flooding and issues on area
roadways continues over the warned area. The rainfall has ended,
but local creeks and streams will remain elevated across the
warned area and some low lying roads could remain flooded through
the evening.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Johnson City, Kingsport, Bristol TN, Bristol VA, Abingdon,
Rogersville, Norton, Oneida, Lebanon, wise, Gate City, Sneedville,
Jonesville, Big Stone Gap, Bean Station, Surgoinsville, Pennington
Gap, Weber City, Huntsville and Cleveland VA.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

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 3660 8187 3640 8219 3644 8267 3624 8307
      3635 8316 3630 8324 3660 8347 3656 8425
      3650 8434 3630 8433 3616 8444 3660 8478
      3660 8362 3674 8314 3720 8255 3703 8248
      3696 8236 3714 8190 3693 8184 3663 8161


Mjb



312 PM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Sullivan County in eastern Tennessee...
Hawkins County in eastern Tennessee...
Hancock County in eastern Tennessee...
Scott County in eastern Tennessee...
Russell County in southwestern Virginia...
Lee County in southwestern Virginia...
the city of Norton in southwestern Virginia...
the city of Bristol in southwestern Virginia...
Scott County in southwestern Virginia...
Washington County in southwestern Virginia...
Wise County in southwestern Virginia...

* until 915 PM EDT Monday

* at 309 PM EDT, due to recent significant rainfall... there
continues to be a few reports of flooding and issues on area
roadways continues over the warned area. The rainfall has ended,
but local creeks and streams will remain elevated across the
warned area and some low lying roads could remain flooded through
the evening.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Johnson City, Kingsport, Bristol TN, Bristol VA, Abingdon,
Rogersville, Norton, Oneida, Lebanon, wise, Gate City, Sneedville,
Jonesville, Big Stone Gap, Bean Station, Surgoinsville, Pennington
Gap, Weber City, Huntsville and Cleveland VA.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

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 3660 8187 3640 8219 3644 8267 3624 8307
      3635 8316 3630 8324 3660 8347 3656 8425
      3650 8434 3630 8433 3616 8444 3660 8478
      3660 8362 3674 8314 3720 8255 3703 8248
      3696 8236 3714 8190 3693 8184 3663 8161


Mjb


1128 am EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

... Flood Warning extended until Wednesday afternoon... the Flood
Warning continues for
the Clinch River above Tazewell TN.
* Until Wednesday afternoon.
* At 10:30 am Monday the stage was 15.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 17.0 feet during
early Tuesday morning... but is then expected to begin falling.
The river will fall below flood stage by late Wednesday morning.
* At 16.0 feet... extensive flooding of pasture land around Grissom
Island occurs. The city of Tazewell, Tennessee is not affected by
flooding of the Clinch River.


Lat... Lon 3632 8356 3637 8359 3659 8306 3659 8296




1128 am EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

... Flood Warning extended until Tuesday afternoon... the Flood Warning
continues for
the Clinch River near Speers Ferry VA.
* Until Tuesday afternoon.
* At 10:15 am Monday the stage was 25.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will crest later today near 25.5 feet and then
fall below flood stage by late Tuesday morning.
* At 24.0 feet... a few additional homes are affected. Evacuations are
possible.


Lat... Lon 3655 8294 3657 8302 3682 8251 3677 8246




1128 am EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

... Flood Warning extended until late Tuesday night... the Flood
Warning continues for
the Powell River near Arthur TN.
* Until late Tuesday night.
* At 09:15 am Monday the stage was 21.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river has crested and will fall below flood stage by
Tuesday evening.
* At 20.0 feet... water covers roads along both banks of the river.


Lat... Lon 3659 8361 3654 8337 3640 8375 3645 8383




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