937  
WGUS84 KMRX 240343  
FLSMRX  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN, TENNESSEE  
1143 PM EDT MON OCT 23 2017  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING IS EXTENDED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS ...  
 
PIGEON RIVER AT NEWPORT TN AFFECTING COCKE COUNTY  
 
HEAVY RAIN MONDAY OVER THE NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS WILL CAUSE A QUICK  
RISE ON THE PIGEON RIVER AT NEWPORT LATE THIS EVENING.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
TNC029-241743-  
/O.EXT.KMRX.FL.W.0016.171024T1342Z-171025T0500Z/  
/NEPT1.1.ER.171024T1342Z.171024T1800Z.171024T2300Z.NO/  
1143 PM EDT MON OCT 23 2017  
   
..FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL LATE TUESDAY NIGHT
 
THE FLOOD  
WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE PIGEON RIVER AT NEWPORT TN.  
* FROM EARLY TUESDAY MORNING UNTIL TUESDAY NIGHT.  
* AT 11:00 PM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 5.7 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE EARLY TUESDAY MORNING AND  
CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 8.5 FEET. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW  
FLOOD STAGE BY TUESDAY EVENING.  
* AT 8.0 FEET...MINOR FLOODING OCCURS DOWNSTREAM FROM GAGE ON HIGHWAY  
25/70 AND IN THE COMMUNITY OF EDWINA. JIMTOWN ROAD MAY BE AFFECTED.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3600 8321 3597 8317 3578 8310 3580 8319  
 

 
 
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