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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Watch
National Weather Service Morristown TN
1016 PM EST Fri Feb 22 2019

...Moderate to Heavy Rainfall Will Continue Into Saturday...

.Moderate to heavy rainfall continues to threaten as a slow
moving warm front traverses the region amidst a very moist
airmass. The front is expected to remain across areas along and
north of Interstate 40 through the early afternoon. A cold front
will move east Saturday night bringing additional period of
moderate to heavy rainfall. All said, additional flooding is
possible given already saturated ground and high stream flows.

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Including the cities of Oneida, La Follette, Tazewell,
Sneedville, Rogersville, Kingsport, Bristol, Mountain City,
Wartburg, Clinton, Oak Ridge, Maynardville, Rutledge, Morristown,
Greeneville, Johnson City, Erwin, Elizabethton, Roan Mountain,
Jonesville, Wise, Norton, Gate City, Lebanon, and Abingdon
1016 PM EST Fri Feb 22 2019

...FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

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 4 AM EST Sunday morning.

* Periods of moderate to heavy rainfall will overspread the region
tonight and through early Saturday afternoon. 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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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Morristown, Tennessee
913 PM EST Fri Feb 22 2019

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers ...

South Chickamauga Creek Near Chickamauga TN affecting Catoosa and
Hamilton Counties
Clinch River Near Speers Ferry VA affecting Grainger...Hancock and
Scott Counties
French Broad River Near Newport TN affecting Cocke and Jefferson
Counties
North Fork Holston River Near Gate City VA affecting Hawkins...
Sullivan and Scott Counties
Pigeon River At Newport TN affecting Cocke County
Powell River Near Arthur TN affecting Claiborne and Hancock Counties


...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers ...
Clinch River At Cleveland VA affecting Russell and Scott Counties
Clinch River Above Tazewell TN affecting Claiborne...Grainger and
Hancock Counties
Emory River At Oakdale TN affecting Morgan and Roane Counties
Sequatchie River Near Whitwell TN affecting Bledsoe...Marion and
Sequatchie Counties

.Additional rain is expected to produce additional river flooding.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Most deaths in floods occur in automobiles. If you come to a closed
or flooded road, Turn Around! Don't Drown! For more details, stay
tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or commercial television or radio
stations that carry weather information.

&&

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913 PM EST Fri Feb 22 2019

...Flood Warning extended until late Saturday night...The Flood
Warning continues for
The Pigeon River At Newport TN.
* Until late Saturday night.
* At 08:00 PM Friday the stage was 9.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 10.0 feet by
after midnight tonight...but is then expected to begin falling.
The river will fall below flood stage by Saturday 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




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913 PM EST Fri Feb 22 2019

...Flood Warning extended until late Saturday night...The Flood
Warning continues for
The South Chickamauga Creek Near Chickamauga TN.
* Until late Saturday night.
* At 08:15 PM Friday the stage was 18.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 19.0 feet by
Saturday morning...but is then expected to begin falling. The river
will fall below flood stage by Saturday evening.
* At 19.0 feet...Water across Mack Smith road begins to impede
traffic. West Chickamauga Creek overflows its banks near the
Georgia state line and inundates several roads and properties in
the area.

&&

LAT...LON 3509 8527 3511 8522 3492 8508 3489 8517




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913 PM EST Fri Feb 22 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
The Clinch River At Cleveland VA.
* From early Sunday morning until Sunday morning.
* At 08:45 PM Friday the stage was 9.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by early Sunday morning and
continue to rise to near 14.0 feet by early Sunday morning. The
river will fall below flood stage by early Sunday morning.
* At 14.0 feet...Flooding affects the pumping station for the water
treatment plant.

&&

LAT...LON 3680 8247 3686 8252 3706 8185 3700 8182




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913 PM EST Fri Feb 22 2019

...Flood Warning extended until Monday afternoon...The Flood Warning
continues for
The Clinch River Near Speers Ferry VA.
* From Saturday late evening until Monday afternoon.
* At 08:15 PM Friday the stage was 14.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Saturday late evening and
continue to rise to near 20.5 feet by Sunday early afternoon. The
river will fall below flood stage by Monday morning.
* At 21.0 feet...One or two houses are threatened.

&&

LAT...LON 3655 8294 3657 8302 3682 8251 3677 8246




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913 PM EST Fri Feb 22 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
The Clinch River Above Tazewell TN.
* Until Monday evening.
* At 08:00 PM Friday the stage was 12.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 14.5 feet by
Sunday morning...but is then expected to begin falling. The river
will fall below flood stage by Monday afternoon.
* 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




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913 PM EST Fri Feb 22 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
The Emory River At Oakdale TN.
* From Saturday early afternoon until Saturday evening.
* At 08:00 PM Friday the stage was 15.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise to and crest near the 27.0 foot flood stage by
Saturday early afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage
by Saturday late afternoon.
* At 27.0 feet...Flooding starts on Riverview Road. Homes closest to
the river can have up to about 4 feet of water in them, while homes
on the far side of the street will have flooded yards.

&&

LAT...LON 3614 8481 3620 8473 3593 8445 3587 8452




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913 PM EST Fri Feb 22 2019

...Flood Warning extended until Sunday morning...The Flood Warning
continues for
The French Broad River Near Newport TN.
* From Saturday early afternoon until Sunday morning.
* At 08:45 PM Friday the stage was 7.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Saturday early afternoon and
continue to rise to near 11.0 feet by Saturday evening. The river
will fall below flood stage by Sunday morning.
* At 10.0 feet...Agricultural land near the gage on Highway 321 is
flooded.

&&

LAT...LON 3599 8321 3602 8320 3594 8290 3589 8300




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913 PM EST Fri Feb 22 2019

...Flood Warning extended until late Sunday night...The Flood Warning
continues for
The North Fork Holston River Near Gate City VA.
* From Saturday late morning until late Sunday night.
* At 08:15 PM Friday the stage was 10.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tomorrow late morning and
continue to rise to near 14.5 feet by Sunday morning. The river
will fall below flood stage by Sunday before midnight.
* 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




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913 PM EST Fri Feb 22 2019

...Flood Warning extended until late Sunday night...The Flood Warning
continues for
The Powell River Near Arthur TN.
* From Saturday evening until late Sunday night.
* At 08:15 PM Friday the stage was 14.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Saturday evening and continue
to rise to near 19.0 feet by Sunday morning. The river will fall
below flood stage by Sunday before midnight.
* 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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813 PM CST Fri Feb 22 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
The Sequatchie River Near Whitwell TN.
* From after midnight tonight until Monday morning.
* At 07:15 PM Friday the stage was 13.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by after midnight tonight and
continue to rise to near 15.5 feet by early Sunday morning. The
river will fall below flood stage by Monday morning.
* At 16.0 feet...Flooding of agricultural land becomes more
extensive. Water reaches the bottom of the river gage house.

&&

LAT...LON 3510 8561 3555 8528 3552 8523 3507 8554




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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Morristown, Tennessee
938 AM EST Fri Feb 22 2019

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers ...

Powell River Near Arthur TN affecting Claiborne and Hancock Counties

.Additional rain is expected to produce additional river flooding.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Most deaths in floods occur in automobiles. If you come to a closed
or flooded road, Turn Around! Don't Drown! For more details, stay
tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or commercial television or radio
stations that carry weather information.

&&

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938 AM EST Fri Feb 22 2019

...Flood Warning extended until late Sunday night...The Flood Warning
continues for
The Powell River Near Arthur TN.
* From midnight tonight until late Sunday night.
* At 09:15 AM Friday the stage was 16.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by midnight tonight and
continue to rise to near 19.0 feet by Saturday evening. The river
will fall below flood stage Sunday night.
* 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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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Morristown, Tennessee
935 AM EST Fri Feb 22 2019

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers ...

Clinch River Near Speers Ferry VA affecting Grainger...Hancock and
Scott Counties
Clinch River Above Tazewell TN affecting Claiborne...Grainger and
Hancock Counties

.Additional rain is expected to produce additional river flooding.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Most deaths in floods occur in automobiles. If you come to a closed
or flooded road, Turn Around! Don't Drown! For more details, stay
tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or commercial television or radio
stations that carry weather information.

&&

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935 AM EST Fri Feb 22 2019

...Flood Warning extended until late Sunday night...The Flood Warning
continues for
The Clinch River Near Speers Ferry VA.
* From Saturday early afternoon until late Sunday night.
* At 09:15 AM Friday the stage was 15.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Saturday early afternoon and
continue to rise to near 20.5 feet by Sunday morning. The river
will fall below flood stage by Sunday before midnight.
* At 21.0 feet...One or two houses are threatened.

&&

LAT...LON 3655 8294 3657 8302 3682 8251 3677 8246




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935 AM EST Fri Feb 22 2019

...Flood Warning extended until Monday evening...The Flood Warning
continues for
The Clinch River Above Tazewell TN.
* Until Monday evening.
* At 08:00 AM Friday the stage was 12.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will resume rising to near 14.5 feet by
Sunday morning...but is then expected to begin falling. The river
will fall below flood stage by Monday afternoon.
* 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




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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Morristown, Tennessee
254 AM EST Fri Feb 22 2019

...Forecast Minor Flooding for the following rivers in Georgia...Tennessee...Virginia...
South Chickamauga Creek Near Chickamauga TN affecting Catoosa and
Hamilton Counties
Clinch River Near Speers Ferry VA affecting Grainger...Hancock and
Scott Counties
Clinch River Above Tazewell TN affecting Claiborne...Grainger and
Hancock Counties
Powell River Near Arthur TN affecting Claiborne and Hancock
Counties
Sequatchie River Near Whitwell TN affecting Bledsoe...Marion and
Sequatchie Counties

Persistent rainfall over the last several days has lead to minor flooding.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Most deaths in floods occur in automobiles. If you come to a closed
or flooded road, Turn Around! Don't Drown! For more details, stay
tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or commercial television or radio
stations that carry weather information.

&&

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254 AM EST Fri Feb 22 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
The South Chickamauga Creek Near Chickamauga TN.
* Until late Saturday night.
* At 02:15 AM Friday the stage was 17.4 feet and rising.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tonight and continue to rise
to near 18.5 feet by tomorrow morning. The river will fall below
flood stage by late Saturday evening.
* At 19.0 feet...Water across Mack Smith road begins to impede
traffic. West Chickamauga Creek overflows its banks near the
Georgia state line and inundates several roads and properties in
the area.

&&

LAT...LON 3509 8527 3511 8522 3492 8508 3489 8517




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254 AM EST Fri Feb 22 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
The Clinch River Near Speers Ferry VA.
* Until Monday morning.
* At 02:15 AM Friday the stage was 16.3 feet and rising.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by late Saturday morning and
continue to rise to near 20.5 feet by Sunday morning. The river
will fall below flood stage by early Monday morning.
* At 21.0 feet...One or two houses are threatened.

&&

LAT...LON 3655 8294 3657 8302 3682 8251 3677 8246




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254 AM EST Fri Feb 22 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
The Clinch River Above Tazewell TN.
* Until late Monday night.
* At 02:00 AM Friday the stage was 12.8 feet and rising.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 14.5 feet by
Sunday morning...but is then expected to begin falling. The river
will fall below flood stage by Monday before midnight.
* 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




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254 AM EST Fri Feb 22 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
The Powell River Near Arthur TN.
* Until Monday afternoon.
* At 02:15 AM Friday the stage was 17.4 feet and rising.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 19.1 feet by
Sunday early afternoon...but is then expected to begin falling. The
river will fall below flood stage by late Monday morning.
* 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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154 AM CST Fri Feb 22 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
The Sequatchie River Near Whitwell TN.
* Until Monday morning.
* At 01:15 AM Friday the stage was 13.7 feet and rising.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this evening and continue to
rise to near 15.5 feet by early Sunday morning. The river will fall
below flood stage by early Monday morning.
* At 16.0 feet...Flooding of agricultural land becomes more
extensive. Water reaches the bottom of the river gage house.

&&

LAT...LON 3510 8561 3555 8528 3552 8523 3507 8554