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Flash Flood Watch:

Issued at: 3:03 PM EDT on July 5, 2015, expires at: 8:00 PM EDT on July 05, 2015
  • ...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...east Tennessee and southwest Virginia...including the following areas...in southwest North Carolina...Cherokee and Clay. In east Tennessee...Anderson...Bledsoe...Blount Smoky Mountains... Bradley...Campbell...Claiborne...Cocke Smoky Mountains...east Polk...Grainger...Hamblen...Hamilton...Hancock...Hawkins... Jefferson...Johnson...Knox...Loudon...Marion...McMinn... Meigs...Morgan...NW Blount...north Sevier...northwest Carter... northwest Cocke...northwest Greene...northwest Monroe... Rhea... Roane...Scott TN...Sequatchie...Sevier Smoky Mountains... southeast Carter...southeast Greene...southeast Monroe... Sullivan...Unicoi...Union...Washington TN and west Polk. In southwest Virginia...Lee...Russell...Scott... Washington and wise.
  • Until 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/ this evening
  • 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 this evening. 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!

Special Statement:

Issued at: 2:55 PM EDT on July 5, 2015, expires at: 3:45 PM EDT on July 05, 2015
  • ...Special Weather Statement... At 253 PM EDT...Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 7 miles northwest of Walnut Hill...or 10 miles northwest of Bristol TN...moving north at 25 mph. Winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with this storm. Locations impacted include... Kingsport...Bristol TN...Bristol VA...Walnut Hill...Spurgeon...Oak Grove...Colonial Heights...Bluff City...St. Paul...Nickelsville... Dungannon...Tri-City Airport...Benhams...Fort Blackmore...Hiltons... Castlewood...Bloomingdale...Blountville...Collingwood and warriors path S.P.. Precautionary/preparedness actions... Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm...and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways. Lat...Lon 3692 8220 3648 8215 3642 8239 3643 8239 3642 8241 3643 8240 3644 8242 3644 8244 3645 8246 3684 8264 3688 8240 3689 8238 3690 8234 3689 8234 3690 8232 3689 8232 3690 8231 time...Mot...loc 1853z 170deg 21kt 3663 8237 Sr 255 PM EDT sun Jul 5 2015 ...Special Weather Statement... At 253 PM EDT...Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 7 miles northwest of Walnut Hill...or 10 miles northwest of Bristol TN...moving north at 25 mph. Winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with this storm. Locations impacted include... Kingsport...Bristol TN...Bristol VA...Walnut Hill...Spurgeon...Oak Grove...Colonial Heights...Bluff City...St. Paul...Nickelsville... Dungannon...Tri-City Airport...Benhams...Fort Blackmore...Hiltons... Castlewood...Bloomingdale...Blountville...Collingwood and warriors path S.P.. Precautionary/preparedness actions... Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm...and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways. Lat...Lon 3692 8220 3648 8215 3642 8239 3643 8239 3642 8241 3643 8240 3644 8242 3644 8244 3645 8246 3684 8264 3688 8240 3689 8238 3690 8234 3689 8234 3690 8232 3689 8232 3690 8231 time...Mot...loc 1853z 170deg 21kt 3663 8237 Sr


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