Birchwood, TN (37308)

7:18 PM EDT on April 23, 2017 (GMT -0400)
Witt Springs | | Change Station

Elev 787 ft 35.29 °N, 84.95 °W | Updated 18 seconds ago

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60.7 °F
Feels Like 60.7 °F
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0.0
Wind Variable Wind from NNW

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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.74 in
Visibility 7.0 miles
Clouds Few 800 ft
Mostly Cloudy 1400 ft
Mostly Cloudy 2200 ft
Dew Point 59 °F
Humidity 95%
Rainfall 2.87 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:57 AM 8:19 PM
Waning Crescent, 9% visible
METAR KRZR 232255Z AUTO 00000KT 7SM FEW008 BKN014 BKN022 16/16 A2974 RMK A01 P0003
Pressure 29.74 in
Visibility 7.0 miles
Clouds Few 800 ft
Mostly Cloudy 1400 ft
Mostly Cloudy 2200 ft
Dew Point 59 °F
Humidity 95%
Rainfall 2.87 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:57 AM 8:19 PM
Waning Crescent, 9% visible
METAR KRZR 232255Z AUTO 00000KT 7SM FEW008 BKN014 BKN022 16/16 A2974 RMK A01 P0003

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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 6:26 PM EDT Apr. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Cherokee County in southwestern North Carolina...
Clay County in southwestern North Carolina...
Rhea County in eastern Tennessee...
Sequatchie County in eastern Tennessee...
Bledsoe County in eastern Tennessee...
Meigs County in eastern Tennessee...
Marion County in eastern Tennessee...
Monroe County in eastern Tennessee...
Hamilton County in eastern Tennessee...
Loudon County in eastern Tennessee...
Bradley County in eastern Tennessee...
Polk County in eastern Tennessee...
McMinn County in eastern Tennessee...
Roane County in eastern Tennessee...

* until 1215 am EDT/1115 PM CDT/

* at 621 PM EDT/521 PM CDT/, multiple reports of flooding continue
to come in for the warned area. Several issues on area roadways
continue from the recent heavy rainfall. Three to five inches of
rain have already fallen. Rainfall is beginning to decrease but
the local creeks and streams will remain elevated across the
warned area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Chattanooga, Cleveland, Oak Ridge, Athens, Lenoir City, Dayton,
Kingston, Sweetwater, Rockwood, Loudon, Dunlap, Madisonville,
Jasper, Andrews, Murphy, Pikeville, Decatur, Benton, Ducktown and
Hayesville.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.


Lat... Lon 3499 8586 3522 8587 3522 8574 3529 8571
      3536 8551 3553 8560 3557 8542 3576 8526
      3576 8492 3605 8434 3581 8417 3565 8413
      3560 8418 3549 8394 3541 8402 3524 8401
      3526 8371 3515 8373 3516 8365 3500 8349


05/MA


154 PM EDT sun Apr 23 2017

... Flood Warning extended until Monday morning...

The Flood Warning continues for
the lookout creek near New England.
* Until Monday morning.
* At 130 PM Sunday the stage was 12.3 feet, and rising.
* Minor flooding is occurring, and minor flooding is forecast to
continue.
* Flood stage is 12 feet.
* The creek will continue rising, reaching around 13 feet this
evening, then fall below flood stage early Monday morning.
* Between 12 and 13 feet, minor flooding occurs along Sells Lane in
Trenton, Mason Road near Rising Fawn and Creek Road near New
England, some of these roads may need to be closed. Also, minor
flooding occurs in The Pasture and grazing land in the flood plain.
Minor flooding of the creek can also be expected much further
downstream as it crosses the Tennessee border into the tiftona
area.



Lat... Lon 3503 8539 3502 8533 3484 8545 3471 8549
      3473 8556 3487 8553




Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 5:38 PM CDT Apr. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through Monday morning...

The Flash 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, Anderson, Bledsoe,
Blount Smoky Mountains, Bradley, Campbell, Claiborne, east
Polk, Grainger, Hamilton, Knox, Loudon, Marion, McMinn, Meigs,
Morgan, NW Blount, northwest Monroe, Rhea, Roane, Scott TN,
Sequatchie, southeast Monroe, Union, and west Polk.

* Through Monday morning

* 2 to 4 inches of rainfall will be common across much of the
area through this evening with localized amounts in excess of
5 inches possible.

* The persistent rainfall will fall on already saturated ground
across much of the area. The additional heavy rains could lead
to flooding of roadways, poor drainage areas, low lying areas
and small rivers and streams across the region.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take quick
action if flooding is observed or a Flash Flood Warning is
issued. If you come to a closed or flooded Road... turn around!
Don't drown!





Hydrologic Statement
Issued: 10:27 AM EDT Apr. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

* S. Chickamauga creek at Chattanooga, TN.
* At 9:15 am Sunday the stage was 13.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet... action stage is 16.0.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near 16.5 feet after midnight
tonight.
* At 18.0 feet... water begins to cross Mack Smith Road in Catoosa
County, Georgia. Flooding begins at Golf courses near the
confluence of south and west Chickamauga creeks. West Chickamauga
creek begins to overflow its banks, as well.


Lat... Lon 3509 8527 3511 8522 3492 8508 3489 8517