Russell County, Virginia
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Flood Warning
1128 AM EDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...Flood Warning extended until this evening...The Flood Warning
continues for
The Clinch River At Cleveland VA.
* Until this evening.
* At 10:45 AM Monday the stage was 16.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river has crested and is expected to fall below
flood stage by late today.
* At 16.0 feet...Approximately 10 acres are flooded, including the


LAT...LON 3680 8247 3686 8252 3706 8185 3700 8182


Flood Warning
Sullivan TN-Hawkins TN-Hancock TN-Scott TN-Russell VA-Lee VA-
City of Norton VA-City of Bristol VA-Scott VA-Washington VA-Wise VA-
312 PM EDT MON APR 24 2017

The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Sullivan County in eastern Tennessee...
Hawkins County in eastern Tennessee...
Hancock County in eastern Tennessee...
Scott County in eastern Tennessee...
Russell County in southwestern Virginia...
Lee County in southwestern Virginia...
The City of Norton in southwestern Virginia...
The City of Bristol in southwestern Virginia...
Scott County in southwestern Virginia...
Washington County in southwestern Virginia...
Wise County in southwestern Virginia...

* Until 915 PM EDT Monday

* At 309 PM EDT, due to recent significant rainfall...there
continues to be a few reports of flooding and issues on area
roadways continues over the warned area. The rainfall has ended,
but local creeks and streams will remain elevated across the
warned area and some low lying roads could remain flooded through
the evening.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Johnson City, Kingsport, Bristol Tn, Bristol Va, Abingdon,
Rogersville, Norton, Oneida, Lebanon, Wise, Gate City, Sneedville,
Jonesville, Big Stone Gap, Bean Station, Surgoinsville, Pennington
Gap, Weber City, Huntsville and Cleveland Va.


Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate route.


LAT...LON 3660 8187 3640 8219 3644 8267 3624 8307
3635 8316 3630 8324 3660 8347 3656 8425
3650 8434 3630 8433 3616 8444 3660 8478
3660 8362 3674 8314 3720 8255 3703 8248
3696 8236 3714 8190 3693 8184 3663 8161


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