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Flood Warning
Issued: 4:35 PM EST Nov. 15, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Morristown, TN has issued a
* Flood Warning for
the Pigeon River at Newport TN.
* From this afternoon until late tonight.
* At 04:00 PM Thursday the stage was 8.2 feet and slowly rising.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 8.5 feet by this
evening... but is then expected to begin falling. The river will
fall below flood stage by late tonight.
* At 8.0 feet... minor flooding occurs downstream from gage on Highway
25/70 and in the community of Edwina. Jimtown Road may be affected.


Lat... Lon 3600 8321 3597 8317 3578 8310 3580 8319




Flood Statement
Issued: 4:43 PM EST Nov. 15, 2018 – National Weather Service

* at 03:45 PM Thursday the stage was 7.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river if forecast to crest near flood stage after
midnight, but should begin falling through early morning.
* At 10.0 feet... agricultural land near the gauge on Highway 321 is
flooded.


Lat... Lon 3599 8321 3602 8320 3594 8290 3589 8300



Hydrologic Statement
Issued: 11:01 AM EST Nov. 15, 2018 – National Weather Service

For the Pigeon River at Newport TN...
* until further notice.
* At 10:00 am Thursday the stage was 5.2 feet.
* Action stage is 6.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near 7.2 feet Friday morning and
then fall below action stage Friday evening.
* At 8.0 feet... minor flooding occurs downstream from gage on Highway
25/70 and in the community of Edwina. Jimtown Road may be affected.


Lat... Lon 3600 8321 3597 8317 3578 8310 3580 8319



Flood Statement
Issued: 4:43 PM EST Nov. 15, 2018 – National Weather Service

* at 03:45 PM Thursday the stage was 7.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river if forecast to crest near flood stage after
midnight, but should begin falling through early morning.
* At 10.0 feet... agricultural land near the gauge on Highway 321 is
flooded.


Lat... Lon 3599 8321 3602 8320 3594 8290 3589 8300



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