Townsend, TN (37882)

6:12 PM EDT on April 23, 2017 (GMT -0400)
Big Meadow Family Campground | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Watch Active Notice: Flash Flood Watch

Elev 1070 ft 35.68 °N, 83.73 °W | Updated 14 seconds ago

Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
58.5 °F
Feels Like 58.5 °F
N
2.5
Wind Variable Wind from SE
Gusts 2.5 mph

Today
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--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.76 in
Visibility 4.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 800 ft
Dew Point 58 °F
Humidity 99%
Rainfall 1.44 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:51 AM 8:15 PM
Waning Crescent, 9% visible
METAR KTYS 232153Z 03015KT 4SM -RA BR OVC008 13/12 A2977 RMK AO2 SLP078 P0010 T01330122
Pressure 29.76 in
Visibility 4.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 800 ft
Dew Point 58 °F
Humidity 99%
Rainfall 1.44 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:51 AM 8:15 PM
Waning Crescent, 9% visible
METAR KTYS 232153Z 03015KT 4SM -RA BR OVC008 13/12 A2977 RMK AO2 SLP078 P0010 T01330122

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Watches & Warnings

Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 3:17 PM EDT Apr. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... A Flood Warning remains in effect until 645 PM EDT for Knox...
Anderson... Blount... Jefferson... Cocke... Grainger... Sevier and Hamblen
counties...

At 316 PM EDT, 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 4 inches of rain has fallen over the last
36 hours, with localized amounts up to 5 inches. An additional 1 to
2 inches is possible over the next 3 hours.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Knoxville, Oak Ridge, Morristown, Maryville, Sevierville, Clinton,
Alcoa, Jefferson City, Newport, Gatlinburg, Dandridge, Rutledge,
Farragut, Pigeon Forge, Oliver Springs, Bean Station, Louisville,
White Pine, Plainview and New Market.

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 3556 8400 3560 8418 3581 8417 3615 8445
      3623 8407 3629 8403 3617 8392 3617 8373
      3634 8367 3642 8335 3628 8324 3632 8315
      3624 8308 3616 8317 3588 8290 3577 8299
      3577 8316 3557 8349 3556 8376 3546 8395


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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!