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WGUS64 KMRX 012030  
FFAMRX  
 
FLOOD WATCH  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN  
330 PM EST THU MAR 1 2018  
   
..FLOOD THREAT CONTINUES AS RAINS TAPER OFF
 
 
THE STEADY MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINS WILL BE ENDING, BUT THE FLOOD  
WATERS RECEDING WILL TAKE LONGER, SO THE FLOOD WATCH WILL  
CONTINUE IN EFFECT.  
 
NCZ060-061-TNZ012>014-035>041-067>074-081>087-098>102-020000-  
/O.CON.KMRX.FA.A.0003.000000T0000Z-180302T0000Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
CHEROKEE-CLAY-SCOTT TN-CAMPBELL-CLAIBORNE-MORGAN-ANDERSON-UNION-  
GRAINGER-HAMBLEN-NORTHWEST COCKE-COCKE SMOKY MOUNTAINS-ROANE-  
LOUDON-KNOX-JEFFERSON-NW BLOUNT-BLOUNT SMOKY MOUNTAINS-  
NORTH SEVIER-SEVIER SMOKY MOUNTAINS-SEQUATCHIE-BLEDSOE-RHEA-MEIGS-  
MCMINN-NORTHWEST MONROE-SOUTHEAST MONROE-MARION-HAMILTON-BRADLEY-  
WEST POLK-EAST POLK-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MURPHY, HAYESVILLE, ONEIDA, LA FOLLETTE,  
TAZEWELL, WARTBURG, CLINTON, OAK RIDGE, MAYNARDVILLE, RUTLEDGE,  
MORRISTOWN, NEWPORT, COSBY, KINGSTON, LENOIR CITY, KNOXVILLE,  
DANDRIDGE, MARYVILLE, CADES COVE, SEVIERVILLE, GATLINBURG,  
DUNLAP, PIKEVILLE, DAYTON, DECATUR, ATHENS, MADISONVILLE,  
COKER CREEK, JASPER, CHATTANOOGA, CLEVELAND, BENTON, AND DUCKTOWN  
330 PM EST THU MAR 1 2018 /230 PM CST THU MAR 1 2018/  
 
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST /6 PM CST/ THIS  
EVENING...  
 
THE 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, COCKE  
SMOKY MOUNTAINS, EAST POLK, GRAINGER, HAMBLEN, HAMILTON,  
JEFFERSON, KNOX, LOUDON, MARION, MCMINN, MEIGS, MORGAN, NW  
BLOUNT, NORTH SEVIER, NORTHWEST COCKE, NORTHWEST MONROE, RHEA,  
ROANE, SCOTT TN, SEQUATCHIE, SEVIER SMOKY MOUNTAINS, SOUTHEAST  
MONROE, UNION, AND WEST POLK.  
 
* UNTIL 7 PM EST /6 PM CST/ THIS EVENING  
 
* THE HEAVIER RAINS HAVE ENDED, BUT THERE IS STILL A THREAT FOR  
RISING WATERS IN SOME AREAS AS RUNOFF WATERS COLLECT IN STREAMS  
AND POSSIBLY RUN ACROSS SOME ROADWAYS.  
 
* AVOID LOW LYING AREAS...AND BE CAREFUL WHEN APPROACHING HIGHWAY  
DIPS AND UNDERPASSES. IF YOU COME TO A CLOSED OR FLOODED  
ROAD...TURN AROUND! DON'T DROWN! ALLOW ADDITIONAL TIME TO  
TRAVEL.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT FLOODING IS POSSIBLE. 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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