Chattanooga, TN (37416)

5:02 PM EDT on April 23, 2017 (GMT -0400)
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Pressure 29.73 in
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6:58 AM 8:20 PM
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METAR KCHA 232053Z 02008KT 10SM BKN008 BKN015 OVC037 17/15 A2974 RMK AO2 RAB00E50 SLP068 P0007 60019 T01670150 56011 $
Pressure 29.73 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 800 ft
Mostly Cloudy 1500 ft
Overcast 3700 ft
Dew Point Not available.
Humidity Not available.
Rainfall --
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6:58 AM 8:20 PM
Waning Crescent, 10% visible
METAR KCHA 232053Z 02008KT 10SM BKN008 BKN015 OVC037 17/15 A2974 RMK AO2 RAB00E50 SLP068 P0007 60019 T01670150 56011 $

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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 3:15 PM EDT Apr. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... A Flood Warning remains in effect until 630 PM EDT/530 PM CDT/ for
Rhea... Bradley... Sequatchie... Bledsoe... Meigs... Polk... McMinn...
Marion and Hamilton counties...

At 313 PM EDT/213 PM CDT/, emergency management reported flooding in
many locations across the warning area. Numerous secondary roads
have been closed due to flooding and small creeks and streams are
out of their banks. Between 2 to 5 inches of rain has fallen over
the last 36 hours, with localized amounts up to 6 inches. An
additional 1 to 2 inches is possible over the next 3 hours.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Chattanooga, Cleveland, Athens, Dayton, Dunlap, Jasper, Pikeville,
Decatur, Benton, Ducktown, Soddy-Daisy, Signal Mountain, Etowah,
South Pittsburg, Spring City, Walden, Lakesite, Whitwell, Kimball and
Monteagle.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate Route.


Lat... Lon 3522 8586 3522 8574 3536 8551 3541 8549
      3553 8560 3557 8542 3572 8526 3576 8526
      3575 8503 3581 8478 3564 8462 3562 8452
      3561 8454 3534 8440 3529 8450 3524 8436
      3520 8435 3521 8429 3500 8432 3499 8586


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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: 1:52 PM CDT Apr. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/
this evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues 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.

* Until 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/ this evening

* 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