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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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