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Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 3:16 PM EDT on April 23, 2017

Expires 6:45 PM EDT on April 23, 2017


... A Flood Warning remains in effect until 645 PM EDT for Cherokee...
Clay... Loudon... Monroe and Roane counties...

At 315 PM EDT, emergency management reported flooding in many
locations across the warning area. Numerous secondary roads have
been closed due to flooding and small creeks and streams are out of
their banks. Between 2 to 4 inches of rain has fallen over the last
36 hours, with localized amounts up to 5 inches. An additional 1 to
2 inches is possible over the next 3 hours.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Oak Ridge, Lenoir City, Kingston, Sweetwater, Rockwood, Loudon,
Madisonville, Andrews, Murphy, Hayesville, Farragut, Fairview, Oliver
Springs, Midtown, Nantahala Lake, Harriman, Vonore, Greenback,
Friendsville and Tellico Plains.

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 3499 8432 3521 8429 3529 8449 3534 8440
      3562 8454 3562 8452 3582 8478 3593 8465
      3605 8435 3581 8417 3565 8413 3560 8418
      3549 8394 3541 8402 3524 8401 3522 8396
      3526 8371 3515 8373 3516 8365 3499 8349


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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 1:52 PM CDT on April 23, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 23, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/
this evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southwest North Carolina and east Tennessee,
including the following areas, in southwest North Carolina,
Cherokee and Clay. In east Tennessee, Anderson, Bledsoe,
Blount Smoky Mountains, Bradley, Campbell, Claiborne, east
Polk, Grainger, Hamilton, Knox, Loudon, Marion, McMinn, Meigs,
Morgan, NW Blount, northwest Monroe, Rhea, Roane, Scott TN,
Sequatchie, southeast Monroe, Union, and west Polk.

* Until 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/ this evening

* 2 to 4 inches of rainfall will be common across much of the area
through this evening with localized amounts in excess of 5
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.

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!




Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 1:52 PM CDT on April 23, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 23, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/
this evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southwest North Carolina and east Tennessee,
including the following areas, in southwest North Carolina,
Cherokee and Clay. In east Tennessee, Anderson, Bledsoe,
Blount Smoky Mountains, Bradley, Campbell, Claiborne, east
Polk, Grainger, Hamilton, Knox, Loudon, Marion, McMinn, Meigs,
Morgan, NW Blount, northwest Monroe, Rhea, Roane, Scott TN,
Sequatchie, southeast Monroe, Union, and west Polk.

* Until 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/ this evening

* 2 to 4 inches of rainfall will be common across much of the area
through this evening with localized amounts in excess of 5
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.

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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Missouri - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
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