Flood Watch

Last Updated: 15:19 PM. Friday, Feb 09, 2018 EST

Until 07:00 AM. Sunday, Feb 11, 2018

NCZ060-061-TNZ012>018-035>047-067>074-081>087-098>102-VAZ001-002- 005-006-008-100515- /O.CON.KMRX.FA.A.0001.180210T1200Z-180212T0000Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ Cherokee-Clay-Scott TN-Campbell-Claiborne-Hancock-Hawkins- Sullivan-Johnson-Morgan-Anderson-Union-Grainger-Hamblen- Northwest Cocke-Cocke Smoky Mountains-Northwest Greene- Southeast Greene-Washington TN-Unicoi-Northwest Carter- Southeast Carter-Roane-Loudon-Knox-Jefferson-NW Blount- Blount Smoky Mountains-North Sevier-Sevier Smoky Mountains- Sequatchie-Bledsoe-Rhea-Meigs-McMinn-Northwest Monroe- Southeast Monroe-Marion-Hamilton-Bradley-West Polk-East Polk-Lee- Wise-Scott-Russell-Washington- Including the cities of Murphy, Hayesville, Oneida, La Follette, Tazewell, Sneedville, Rogersville, Kingsport, Bristol, Mountain City, Wartburg, Clinton, Oak Ridge, Maynardville, Rutledge, Morristown, Newport, Cosby, Greeneville, Cedar Creek, Johnson City, Erwin, Elizabethton, Roan Mountain, Kingston, Lenoir City, Knoxville, Dandridge, Maryville, Cades Cove, Sevierville, Gatlinburg, Dunlap, Pikeville, Dayton, Decatur, Athens, Madisonville, Coker Creek, Jasper, Chattanooga, Cleveland, Benton, Ducktown, Jonesville, Wise, Norton, Gate City, Lebanon, and Abingdon 316 PM EST Fri Feb 9 2018 /216 PM CST Fri Feb 9 2018/ ...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING... The Flood Watch continues for * Portions of Southwest North Carolina, East Tennessee, and Southwest Virginia, including the following areas, in Southwest North Carolina, Cherokee and Clay. In East Tennessee, Anderson, Bledsoe, Blount Smoky Mountains, Bradley, Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke Smoky Mountains, East Polk, Grainger, Hamblen, Hamilton, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Johnson, Knox, Loudon, Marion, McMinn, Meigs, Morgan, NW Blount, North Sevier, Northwest Carter, Northwest Cocke, Northwest Greene, Northwest Monroe, Rhea, Roane, Scott TN, Sequatchie, Sevier Smoky Mountains, Southeast Carter, Southeast Greene, Southeast Monroe, Sullivan, Unicoi, Union, Washington TN, and West Polk. In Southwest Virginia, Lee, Russell, Scott, Washington, and Wise. * From Saturday morning through Sunday evening * Widespread showers and a chance of thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall at times. Rainfall of 2 to 3 and a half inches is expected with locally heavier amounts possible across the Plateau, southeast Tennessee, and southwest North Carolina. The excessive runoff may produce flooding of low-lying areas, street flooding, and stream and river flooding. * People in the watch area should be aware of the threat of heavy rainfall. Avoid low lying areas...and be careful when approaching highway dips and underpasses. If you come to a closed or flooded road...Turn around! Don't drown! PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Flood Watch means that conditions are favorable for heavy rain...which may lead to flooding in and near the watch area. Be alert for rising water or water over roadways. Keep informed... and be ready for action if flooding is observed or if a flood warning is issued. If you come to a closed or flooded road... Turn around! Don't drown! && $$

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Forecast by

Meteorologist Katie Walls