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Flood Warning
Issued: 6:11 AM EST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the North Fork Holston River near Gate City VA.
* From late this morning until late Sunday night.
* At 05:15 am Saturday the stage was 10.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Nonflood flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by late this morning and continue
to rise to near 14.5 feet by tomorrow morning. The river will fall
below flood stage by tomorrow late evening.
* At 14.0 feet... County Road 614 is cut off 1 1/2 miles downstream
from the Highway 23 bridge.


Lat... Lon 3641 8283 3651 8288 3673 8235 3662 8233




Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 5:17 AM EST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a

* flood advisory for...
Hawkins County in east Tennessee...
Washington County in east Tennessee...
Hancock County in east Tennessee...
Cocke County in east Tennessee...
Greene County in east Tennessee...
Unicoi County in east Tennessee...
Lee County in southwestern Virginia...

* until 1045 am EST.

* At 517 am EST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain that will cause
minor flooding in the advisory area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Johnson City, Kingsport, Morristown, Greeneville, Newport, Erwin,
Rogersville, Sneedville, Jonesville, Jonesborough, Bean Station,
Tusculum, Surgoinsville, Pennington Gap, Baneberry, Parrottsville,
Banner Hill, midway, gray and Oak Grove.

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.

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.

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.


Lat... Lon 3681 8279 3660 8299 3659 8261 3643 8269
      3640 8230 3625 8234 3615 8222 3595 8256
      3605 8267 3593 8292 3577 8299 3571 8327
      3589 8332 3612 8324 3625 8308 3641 8339
      3658 8345 3660 8366 3674 8314 3685 8307


Moulton


230 am EST Sat Feb 23 2019

... Flood Watch now in effect through Sunday morning...

The Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of east Tennessee and southwest Virginia, including
the following areas, in east Tennessee, Anderson, Campbell,
Claiborne, Grainger, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Johnson,
Morgan, northwest Carter, northwest Greene, Scott TN,
southeast Carter, Sullivan, Unicoi, Union, and Washington TN.
In southwest Virginia, Lee, Russell, Scott, Washington, and
wise.

* Through Sunday morning

* periods of moderate to heavy rainfall will overspread the region
through early Sunday. Additional rainfall accumulation of
around 1 to 2 inches is possible with localized amounts up to 3
inches.


* 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 Advisory, Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 5:17 AM EST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a

* flood advisory for...
Hawkins County in east Tennessee...
Washington County in east Tennessee...
Hancock County in east Tennessee...
Cocke County in east Tennessee...
Greene County in east Tennessee...
Unicoi County in east Tennessee...
Lee County in southwestern Virginia...

* until 1045 am EST.

* At 517 am EST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain that will cause
minor flooding in the advisory area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Johnson City, Kingsport, Morristown, Greeneville, Newport, Erwin,
Rogersville, Sneedville, Jonesville, Jonesborough, Bean Station,
Tusculum, Surgoinsville, Pennington Gap, Baneberry, Parrottsville,
Banner Hill, midway, gray and Oak Grove.

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.

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.

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.


Lat... Lon 3681 8279 3660 8299 3659 8261 3643 8269
      3640 8230 3625 8234 3615 8222 3595 8256
      3605 8267 3593 8292 3577 8299 3571 8327
      3589 8332 3612 8324 3625 8308 3641 8339
      3658 8345 3660 8366 3674 8314 3685 8307


Moulton


230 am EST Sat Feb 23 2019

... Flood Watch now in effect through Sunday morning...

The Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of east Tennessee and southwest Virginia, including
the following areas, in east Tennessee, Anderson, Campbell,
Claiborne, Grainger, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Johnson,
Morgan, northwest Carter, northwest Greene, Scott TN,
southeast Carter, Sullivan, Unicoi, Union, and Washington TN.
In southwest Virginia, Lee, Russell, Scott, Washington, and
wise.

* Through Sunday morning

* periods of moderate to heavy rainfall will overspread the region
through early Sunday. Additional rainfall accumulation of
around 1 to 2 inches is possible with localized amounts up to 3
inches.


* 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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