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Flash Flood Watch:

Issued at: 7:49 PM EDT on July 5, 2015, expires at: 6:00 AM EDT on July 06, 2015
  • ...Flash Flood Watch now in effect until 6 am EDT Monday... The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for
  • portions of east Tennessee and southwest Virginia...including the following areas...in east Tennessee...Anderson...Blount Smoky Mountains...Campbell...Claiborne...Cocke Smoky Mountains...Grainger...Hamblen...Hancock...Hawkins... Jefferson...Johnson...Knox...NW Blount...north Sevier... northwest Carter...northwest Cocke...northwest Greene...Sevier Smoky Mountains...southeast Carter...southeast Greene... Sullivan...Unicoi...Union and Washington TN. In southwest Virginia...Lee...Russell...Scott...Washington and wise.
  • Until 6 am EDT Monday
  • abundant moisture and a slow moving upper level low pressure system system will produce more additional showers and a few thunderstorms.
  • Widespread rains...locally heavy in some areas...may cause flash flooding through early Monday morning. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions are favorable for heavy rain...which may lead to flooding in and near the watch area. If you are in the watch area....keep an eye out 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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