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

Posted at 12:15 PM, Feb 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-20 12:15:51-05

WFO KNOXVILLE/TRI-CITIES Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Friday, February 22, 2019

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FLOOD ADVISORY

Flood Advisory

National Weather Service Morristown, Tennessee

1214 PM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

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

advisory for the South Chickamauga Creek...

South Chickamauga Creek Near Chickamauga TN affecting Catoosa and

Hamilton Counties

.Recent rainfall has produced sharp rises on the river. It is

expected to crest at or just below flood stage.

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 11 AM Wednesday the stage was 16.8 feet.

* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.

* The river will continue to rise to near 18.0 feet by Thursday

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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