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Flood Warning
Issued: 9:13 PM EST Feb. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

... 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




Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 2:49 PM EST Feb. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch now in effect through noon Saturday...

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 noon Saturday.

* Periods of moderate to heavy rainfall will overspread the region
tonight and through midday Saturday. Additional rainfall
accumulation of around 1 to 2 inches is 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: 2:49 PM EST Feb. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch now in effect through noon Saturday...

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 noon Saturday.

* Periods of moderate to heavy rainfall will overspread the region
tonight and through midday Saturday. Additional rainfall
accumulation of around 1 to 2 inches is 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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