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WGUS54 KMRX 041601  
FFWMRX  
NCC039-043-041900-  
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN  
1201 PM EDT TUE MAY 4 2021  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MORRISTOWN HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
CHEROKEE COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...  
CLAY COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...  
 
* UNTIL 300 PM EDT.  
 
* AT 1201 PM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED  
THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. BETWEEN  
2 AND 3 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN OVER THE LAST 6 HOURS.  
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE  
WARNED AREA OVER THE NEXT 3 HOURS. FLASH FLOODING IS ONGOING OR  
EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.  
 
HAZARD...FLASH FLOODING CAUSED BY THUNDERSTORMS.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR AND AUTOMATED GAUGES.  
 
IMPACT...FLASH FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS, URBAN  
AREAS, HIGHWAYS, STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS  
OTHER POOR DRAINAGE AND LOW-LYING AREAS.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE...  
ANDREWS, MURPHY, HAYESVILLE, MARBLE, BRASSTOWN, UNAKA, TUSQUITEE,  
HIAWASSE DAM, CULBERSON, VIOLET, HOT HOUSE, TOPTON AND SHOOTING  
CREEK.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
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 3499 8432 3523 8429 3527 8423 3524 8419  
3524 8413 3529 8403 3523 8400 3522 8396  
3526 8384 3524 8376 3526 8371 3523 8369  
3520 8373 3520 8372 3516 8374 3516 8366  
3514 8365 3500 8352 3499 8348  
 
FLASH FLOOD...RADAR AND GAUGE INDICATED  
 

 
 
CDG  
 
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