281  
WGUS84 KMRX 202229  
FLSMRX  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN, TENNESSEE  
529 PM EST WED FEB 20 2019  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING IS EXTENDED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS ...  
 
SEQUATCHIE RIVER NEAR WHITWELL TN AFFECTING BLEDSOE...MARION AND  
SEQUATCHIE COUNTIES  
 
.RECENT HEAVY RAINS, WITH MORE EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS,  
IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE FLOODING ON THE RIVER.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
TNC007-115-153-211829-  
/O.EXT.KMRX.FL.W.0002.190220T2248Z-190223T0000Z/  
/WHTT1.1.ER.190220T2248Z.190221T1200Z.190222T1800Z.NO/  
429 PM CST WED FEB 20 2019  
   
..FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL FRIDAY EVENING
 
THE FLOOD WARNING  
CONTINUES FOR  
THE SEQUATCHIE RIVER NEAR WHITWELL TN.  
* FROM LATE THIS AFTERNOON UNTIL FRIDAY EVENING.  
* AT 03:15 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.9 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND  
CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 14.5 FEET BY THURSDAY MORNING. THE  
RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY FRIDAY EARLY AFTERNOON.  
* AT 14.0 FEET...FLOODING OF AGRICULTURAL LAND BEGINS.  
 

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

 
 
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