424  
WGUS84 KMRX 201331  
FLSMRX  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN, TENNESSEE  
931 AM EDT SAT APR 20 2019  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING IS EXTENDED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS ...  
 
FRENCH BROAD RIVER NEAR NEWPORT TN AFFECTING COCKE AND JEFFERSON  
COUNTIES  
PIGEON RIVER AT NEWPORT TN AFFECTING COCKE COUNTY  
 
 
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.  
 

 
 
TNC029-089-210931-  
/O.EXT.KMRX.FL.W.0021.000000T0000Z-190421T0951Z/  
/NWPT1.2.ER.190419T2245Z.190420T0545Z.190421T0351Z.NO/  
931 AM EDT SAT APR 20 2019  
   
..FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL LATE TONIGHT
 
THE FLOOD WARNING  
CONTINUES FOR  
THE FRENCH BROAD RIVER NEAR NEWPORT TN.  
* UNTIL LATE TONIGHT.  
* AT 08:45 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 14.3 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY  
TONIGHT.  
* AT 10.0 FEET...AGRICULTURAL LAND NEAR THE GAGE ON HIGHWAY 321 IS  
FLOODED.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3599 8321 3602 8320 3594 8290 3589 8300  
 

 
 
TNC029-202322-  
/O.EXT.KMRX.FL.W.0020.000000T0000Z-190420T2322Z/  
/NEPT1.3.ER.190419T1841Z.190420T0115Z.190420T1722Z.NO/  
931 AM EDT SAT APR 20 2019  
   
..FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL THIS EVENING
 
THE FLOOD WARNING  
CONTINUES FOR  
THE PIGEON RIVER AT NEWPORT TN.  
* UNTIL THIS EVENING.  
* AT 09:00 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 9.4 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY  
THIS AFTERNOON.  
* 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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