244  
WGUS44 KMRX 160843  
FLWMRX  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN, TENNESSEE  
443 AM EDT MON APR 16 2018  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MORRISTOWN, TN HAS ISSUED A FLOOD  
WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS ...  
 
SEQUATCHIE RIVER NEAR WHITWELL TN AFFECTING BLEDSOE...MARION AND  
SEQUATCHIE COUNTIES  
 
RECENT RAINFALL AND RUNOFF HAS LED TO RISING RIVERS AND STREAMS ACROSS THE AREA.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
TNC007-115-153-162340-  
/O.NEW.KMRX.FL.W.0011.180416T0843Z-180416T2340Z/  
/WHTT1.1.ER.180416T0755Z.180416T1200Z.180416T1740Z.NO/  
343 AM CDT MON APR 16 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MORRISTOWN, TN HAS ISSUED A  
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE SEQUATCHIE RIVER NEAR WHITWELL TN.  
* FROM EARLY THIS MORNING UNTIL THIS EVENING.  
* AT 03:15 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 14.0 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* RECENT ACTIVITY...THE MAXIMUM RIVER STAGE IN THE 24 HOURS ENDING AT  
03:15 AM MONDAY WAS 14.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 14.2 FEET BY THIS  
MORNING...BUT IS THEN EXPECTED TO BEGIN FALLING. THE RIVER WILL  
FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY THIS AFTERNOON.  
* AT 14.0 FEET...FLOODING OF AGRICULTURAL LAND BEGINS.  
 

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

 
 
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