642  
WGUS64 KMRX 030721  
FFAMRX  
 
FLOOD WATCH  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN  
321 AM EDT FRI AUG 3 2018  
 
NCZ060-061-TNZ018-041-043-045-047-072-074-087-102-031200-  
/O.CON.KMRX.FF.A.0004.000000T0000Z-180803T1200Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
CHEROKEE-CLAY-JOHNSON-COCKE SMOKY MOUNTAINS-SOUTHEAST GREENE-  
UNICOI-SOUTHEAST CARTER-BLOUNT SMOKY MOUNTAINS-  
SEVIER SMOKY MOUNTAINS-SOUTHEAST MONROE-EAST POLK-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MURPHY, HAYESVILLE, MOUNTAIN CITY, COSBY,  
CEDAR CREEK, ERWIN, ROAN MOUNTAIN, CADES COVE, GATLINBURG,  
COKER CREEK, AND DUCKTOWN  
321 AM EDT FRI AUG 3 2018  
 
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT THIS  
MORNING...  
 
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, BLOUNT SMOKY MOUNTAINS,  
COCKE SMOKY MOUNTAINS, EAST POLK, JOHNSON, SEVIER SMOKY  
MOUNTAINS, SOUTHEAST CARTER, SOUTHEAST GREENE, SOUTHEAST  
MONROE, AND UNICOI.  
 
* UNTIL 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING  
 
* SHOWERS, SOME WITH VERY HEAVY RAIN, ARE EXPECTED THROUGH  
DAYBREAK THIS MORNING. RUNOFF FROM THIS HEAVY RAINFALL MAY LEAD  
TO FLASH FLOODING.  
 
* PEOPLE IN THE WATCH AREA SHOULD BE AWARE OF THE THREAT OF  
HEAVY RAINFALL. AVOID LOW LYING AREAS...AND BE CAREFUL WHEN  
APPROACHING HIGHWAY DIPS AND UNDERPASSES. DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH  
FLOODED SPOTS ON ROADS, ESPECIALLY IF YOU DO NOT KNOW HOW DEEP  
THE WATER IS.  
 
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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