850  
WWUS84 KMRX 110813  
SPSMRX  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN  
413 AM EDT THU OCT 11 2018  
 
NCZ060-061-TNZ013>018-036>047-068>074-085>087-101-102-VAZ001-002-  
005-006-008-111600-  
CHEROKEE-CLAY-CAMPBELL-CLAIBORNE-HANCOCK-HAWKINS-SULLIVAN-JOHNSON-  
ANDERSON-UNION-GRAINGER-HAMBLEN-NORTHWEST COCKE-  
COCKE SMOKY MOUNTAINS-NORTHWEST GREENE-SOUTHEAST GREENE-  
WASHINGTON TN-UNICOI-NORTHWEST CARTER-SOUTHEAST CARTER-LOUDON-  
KNOX-JEFFERSON-NW BLOUNT-BLOUNT SMOKY MOUNTAINS-NORTH SEVIER-  
SEVIER SMOKY MOUNTAINS-MCMINN-NORTHWEST MONROE-SOUTHEAST MONROE-  
WEST POLK-EAST POLK-LEE-WISE-SCOTT-RUSSELL-WASHINGTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MURPHY, HAYESVILLE, LA FOLLETTE,  
TAZEWELL, SNEEDVILLE, ROGERSVILLE, KINGSPORT, BRISTOL,  
MOUNTAIN CITY, CLINTON, OAK RIDGE, MAYNARDVILLE, RUTLEDGE,  
MORRISTOWN, NEWPORT, COSBY, GREENEVILLE, CEDAR CREEK,  
JOHNSON CITY, ERWIN, ELIZABETHTON, ROAN MOUNTAIN, LENOIR CITY,  
KNOXVILLE, DANDRIDGE, MARYVILLE, CADES COVE, SEVIERVILLE,  
GATLINBURG, ATHENS, MADISONVILLE, COKER CREEK, BENTON, DUCKTOWN,  
JONESVILLE, WISE, NORTON, GATE CITY, LEBANON, AND ABINGDON  
413 AM EDT THU OCT 11 2018  
 
...LOCALIZED HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE THIS  
MORNING...  
 
AREAS OF MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL CONTINUE THIS  
MORNING, GENERALLY ALONG AND EAST OF INTERSTATE 75. THE HEAVIEST  
RAINFALL IS ANTICIPATED NEAR THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE-LINE SUCH AS  
THE SMOKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK AND CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST.  
RAINFALL BETWEEN 1 AND 2 INCHES ARE EXPECTED WITH HEAVIER AMOUNTS  
POSSIBLE NEAR THE STATE-LINE. LOCALIZED FLOODING IS POSSIBLE.  
 
THE HEAVIEST RAIN BANDS WILL EFFECT THE AREA BETWEEN 5 AND 9 AM  
THIS MORNING.  
 
IN ADDITION, NORTHWEST WINDS WILL STRENGTHEN THIS MORNING WITH GUST  
TO NEAR 35 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER SOME OF THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS  
OF THE EASTERN TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS.  
 
STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER LOCAL MEDIA FOR  
FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES.  
 

 
 
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