125  
WGUS84 KMRX 231414  
FLSMRX  
 
FLOOD ADVISORY  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN  
914 AM EST SAT DEC 23 2017  
 
TNC001-013-025-129-151-231700-  
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MORGAN TN-CLAIBORNE TN-ANDERSON TN-CAMPBELL TN-SCOTT TN-  
914 AM EST SAT DEC 23 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MORRISTOWN HAS ISSUED A  
 
* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...  
MORGAN COUNTY IN EAST TENNESSEE...  
NORTHWESTERN CLAIBORNE COUNTY IN EAST TENNESSEE...  
NORTHWESTERN ANDERSON COUNTY IN EAST TENNESSEE...  
CAMPBELL COUNTY IN EAST TENNESSEE...  
SCOTT COUNTY IN EAST TENNESSEE...  
 
* UNTIL NOON EST  
 
* AT 907 AM EST, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN THAT WILL CAUSE  
URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA. THREE  
QUARTERS OF AN INCH TO AN INCH AND A HALF OF RAIN HAS FALLEN OVER  
THE PAST 24 HOURS AND AN ADDITIONAL THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH TO  
AN INCH AND A HALF IS POSSIBLE OVER THE NEXT FEW HOURS.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
LA FOLLETTE, ONEIDA, WARTBURG, JACKSBORO, HUNTSVILLE, HELENWOOD,  
JELLICO, CARYVILLE, LAKE CITY, WINFIELD, SUNBRIGHT, OAKDALE, RUGBY,  
HIGH POINT, ELK VALLEY, SMOKEY JUNCTION, HONEY CREEK STATE PARK,  
ROSEDALE, ROBBINS AND BIG SOUTH FORK NATIONAL PARK.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL  
CREEKS AND STREAMS, URBAN AREAS, HIGHWAYS, COUNTRY ROADS, FARMLAND,  
STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW  
LYING SPOTS.  
 
IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE  
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS FLOODED  
ROADS. FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3658 8385 3639 8397 3614 8426 3591 8468  
3599 8472 3609 8480 3609 8483 3614 8487  
3616 8491 3621 8491 3624 8488 3628 8488  
3630 8480 3633 8477 3634 8474 3637 8472  
3637 8470 3640 8466 3660 8478  
 

 
 
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