Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Knoxville/Tri Cities, TN

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
747 PM EDT THU APR 16 2015

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HAMILTON TN-
747 PM EDT THU APR 16 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MORRISTOWN  HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR URBAN AREAS AND SMALL STREAMS IN...
  SOUTHEASTERN HAMILTON COUNTY IN EASTERN TENNESSEE...

* UNTIL 915 PM EDT

* AT 741 PM EDT...EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS CONTINUE TO REPORT
  FLOODING IN AND NEAR THE CITY OF CHATTANOOGA. TWO TO THREE INCHES
  INCHES OF RAIN FELL IN THE WARNED AREA EARLIER TODAY. EMERGENCY
  MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS CONTINUE TO REPORT MULTIPLE ROAD CLOSURES.
  LOW LYING AREAS NEAR I-24 AND SOME SECONDARY ROADS IN DOWNTOWN
  CHATTANOOGA ARE AFFECTED. ROAD FLOODING HAS ALSO BEEN REPORTED
  NEAR EAST BRAINERD.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  CHATTANOOGA...RIDGESIDE...COLLEGEDALE...OOLTEWAH AND EAST BRAINERD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEEN
REPORTED. URBAN AREAS AND SMALL STREAMS WILL BE THE MOST AFFECTED.
FLASH FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED. HOWEVER...ALL INTERESTED PARTIES
SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS IMMEDIATELY. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO
TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A
FEW INCHES OF SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

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LAT...LON 3507 8536 3509 8505 3499 8503 3498 8526
      3498 8540

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