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GA WFO KNOXVILLE/TRI-CITIES Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

Posted at 4:15 AM, Feb 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-18 04:15:42-05

WFO KNOXVILLE/TRI-CITIES Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Tuesday, February 19, 2019

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FLOOD ADVISORY

Flood Advisory

National Weather Service Morristown, Tennessee

413 AM EST Mon Feb 18 2019

...The National Weather Service in Morristown, TN has issued a flood

advisory for the South Chickamauga Creek...Clinch River...Sequatchie

River...

South Chickamauga Creek Near Chickamauga TN affecting Catoosa and

Hamilton Counties

Clinch River Above Tazewell TN affecting Claiborne...Grainger and

Hancock Counties

Sequatchie River Near Whitwell TN affecting Bledsoe...Marion and

Sequatchie Counties

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Most deaths in floods occur in automobiles. If you come to a closed

or flooded road, Turn Around! Don't Drown! For more details, stay

tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or commercial television or radio

stations that carry weather information.

The National Weather Service in Morristown, TN has issued a

* Flood Advisory for

The South Chickamauga Creek Near Chickamauga TN

* At 3 AM Monday the stage was 14.7 feet.

* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.

* The river will continue to rise to near 17.2 feet by this evening.

* 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.

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