268  
WGUS74 KMRX 041700  
FFSMRX  
 
FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN  
100 PM EDT TUE MAY 4 2021  
 
TNC065-115-153-041815-  
/O.CON.KMRX.FF.W.0026.000000T0000Z-210504T1815Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
HAMILTON TN-MARION TN-SEQUATCHIE TN-  
100 PM EDT TUE MAY 4 2021 /1200 PM CDT TUE MAY 4 2021/  
 
...FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 215 PM EDT/115 PM  
CDT/ THIS AFTERNOON FOR HAMILTON, SOUTHEASTERN MARION AND  
SOUTHEASTERN SEQUATCHIE COUNTIES...  
 
AT 100 PM EDT /1200 PM CDT/, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS  
PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. BETWEEN 2.5 AND 3  
INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS UP TO 0.5  
INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE WARNED AREA. FLASH FLOODING IS ONGOING OR  
EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.  
 
HAZARD...FLASH FLOODING CAUSED BY THUNDERSTORMS.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR.  
 
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...  
CHATTANOOGA, JASPER, SODDY-DAISY, SIGNAL MOUNTAIN, SOUTH  
PITTSBURG, WALDEN, LAKESITE, KIMBALL, RIDGESIDE, FAIRMOUNT,  
HARRISON, RED BANK, COLLEGEDALE, POWELLS CROSSROADS, FALLING  
WATER, MIDDLE VALLEY, NORTH CHICKAMAUGA CREEK GORGE, MOWBRAY  
MOUNTAIN, LONE OAK AND HARRISON BAY STATE PARK.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
BE AWARE OF YOUR SURROUNDINGS AND DO NOT DRIVE ON FLOODED ROADS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3499 8573 3537 8524 3535 8523 3545 8517  
3546 8512 3543 8510 3544 8507 3541 8502  
3538 8503 3537 8502 3538 8500 3536 8498  
3531 8497 3528 8494 3526 8497 3513 8503  
3508 8500 3505 8500 3502 8496 3499 8498  
 
FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED  
 

 
 
CDG  
 
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