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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 1:33 AM CST Feb. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Saturday morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southwest North Carolina, east Tennessee, and
southwest Virginia, including the following areas, in
southwest North Carolina, Cherokee and Clay. In east
Tennessee, Anderson, Bledsoe, Blount Smoky Mountains, Bradley,
Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke Smoky Mountains, east Polk,
Grainger, Hamblen, Hamilton, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson,
Johnson, Knox, Loudon, Marion, McMinn, Meigs, Morgan, NW
Blount, north Sevier, northwest Carter, northwest Cocke,
northwest Greene, northwest Monroe, Rhea, Roane, Scott TN,
Sequatchie, Sevier Smoky Mountains, southeast Carter,
southeast Greene, southeast Monroe, Sullivan, Unicoi, Union,
Washington TN, and west Polk. In southwest Virginia, Lee,
Russell, Scott, Washington, and wise.

* Through Saturday morning

* additional periods of moderate to heavy rainfall will overspread
the region today, lasting through Saturday morning. Rainfall
totals ranging from 2 to 3 inches are expected with isolated
higher amounts closer to 4 inches possible.

* Given the already saturated soil and high stream flows, the
additional moderate to heavy rains will likely cause significant
stream flooding, roadway flooding, mud slides, and main Stem
river flooding. Potentially life threatening flooding is
possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means that conditions are favorable for heavy
rain... which may lead to flooding in and near the watch area. Be
alert for rising water or water over roadways. Keep informed...
and be ready for action if flooding is observed or if a Flood
Warning is issued. If you come to a closed or flooded Road... turn
around! Don't drown!




Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 1:33 AM CST Feb. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Saturday morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southwest North Carolina, east Tennessee, and
southwest Virginia, including the following areas, in
southwest North Carolina, Cherokee and Clay. In east
Tennessee, Anderson, Bledsoe, Blount Smoky Mountains, Bradley,
Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke Smoky Mountains, east Polk,
Grainger, Hamblen, Hamilton, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson,
Johnson, Knox, Loudon, Marion, McMinn, Meigs, Morgan, NW
Blount, north Sevier, northwest Carter, northwest Cocke,
northwest Greene, northwest Monroe, Rhea, Roane, Scott TN,
Sequatchie, Sevier Smoky Mountains, southeast Carter,
southeast Greene, southeast Monroe, Sullivan, Unicoi, Union,
Washington TN, and west Polk. In southwest Virginia, Lee,
Russell, Scott, Washington, and wise.

* Through Saturday morning

* additional periods of moderate to heavy rainfall will overspread
the region today, lasting through Saturday morning. Rainfall
totals ranging from 2 to 3 inches are expected with isolated
higher amounts closer to 4 inches possible.

* Given the already saturated soil and high stream flows, the
additional moderate to heavy rains will likely cause significant
stream flooding, roadway flooding, mud slides, and main Stem
river flooding. Potentially life threatening flooding is
possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means that conditions are favorable for heavy
rain... which may lead to flooding in and near the watch area. Be
alert for rising water or water over roadways. Keep informed...
and be ready for action if flooding is observed or if a Flood
Warning is issued. If you come to a closed or flooded Road... turn
around! Don't drown!




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