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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 1:30 AM CST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch now in effect through Sunday morning...

The Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of southwest North Carolina and east Tennessee,
including the following areas, in southwest North Carolina,
Cherokee and Clay. In east Tennessee, Bledsoe, Blount Smoky
Mountains, Bradley, Cocke Smoky Mountains, east Polk,
Hamilton, Jefferson, Knox, Loudon, Marion, McMinn, Meigs, NW
Blount, north Sevier, northwest Cocke, northwest Monroe, Rhea,
Roane, Sequatchie, Sevier Smoky Mountains, southeast Greene,
southeast Monroe, and west Polk.

* Through Sunday morning

* periods of moderate to heavy rainfall will overspread the region
through early Sunday. Additional rainfall accumulation of
around 1-2 inches are possible.

* Given the already saturated soil and high stream flows, the
additional moderate to heavy rains will likely cause
significant stream flooding, roadway flooding, mud slides, and
main Stem river flooding. Potentially life threatening
flooding is possible.

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!





High Wind Watch
Issued: 2:32 AM EST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... High wind watch remains in effect from this evening through
Sunday morning...

* winds... south 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* Timing... 7 PM EST Saturday through 7 am EST Sunday.

* Impacts... gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree
limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high wind watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph... and/or
gusts of 58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the
latest forecasts.




Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 1:30 AM CST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch now in effect through Sunday morning...

The Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of southwest North Carolina and east Tennessee,
including the following areas, in southwest North Carolina,
Cherokee and Clay. In east Tennessee, Bledsoe, Blount Smoky
Mountains, Bradley, Cocke Smoky Mountains, east Polk,
Hamilton, Jefferson, Knox, Loudon, Marion, McMinn, Meigs, NW
Blount, north Sevier, northwest Cocke, northwest Monroe, Rhea,
Roane, Sequatchie, Sevier Smoky Mountains, southeast Greene,
southeast Monroe, and west Polk.

* Through Sunday morning

* periods of moderate to heavy rainfall will overspread the region
through early Sunday. Additional rainfall accumulation of
around 1-2 inches are possible.

* Given the already saturated soil and high stream flows, the
additional moderate to heavy rains will likely cause
significant stream flooding, roadway flooding, mud slides, and
main Stem river flooding. Potentially life threatening
flooding is possible.

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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