Knoxville Weather Alerts

Flash Flood Watch

The following areas are affected:

  • McCreary
  • Whitley
  • Knox
  • Bell
  • Harlan

Flash Flood Watch In Effect Through Friday Morning
The National Weather Service In Jackson Has Issued A
- Flash Flood Watch For Portions Of South Central Kentucky And
Southeast Kentucky Including The Following Areas In South
Central Kentucky Laurel Mccreary Pulaski Rockcastle
Wayne And Whitley. In Southeast Kentucky Bell Clay
Harlan Jackson Knox Leslie Letcher Owsley And Perry.
- Through Friday Morning
- Several Rounds Of Showers And Thunderstorms Will Move Over The
Watch Area Through Friday Morning. The High Water Content In The
Air Will Likely Result In Times Of Torrential Downpours. This
Rainfall In Conjunction With The Heavy Rains Of The Past Couple
Of Days May Lead To Flash Flooding Across Parts Of The Watch
Area.
- There Is A Potential For Rainfall Amounts Of 2 To 4 Inches
Across The Watch Area Though Locally Higher Amounts Will Be
Possible Where Thunderstorms Train Over Top Of The Same
Locations.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Flash Flood Watch Means That Conditions May Develop That Lead
To Flash Flooding. Flash Flooding Is A Very Dangerous Situation.
You Should Monitor Later Forecasts And Be Prepared To Take Action
Should Flash Flood Warnings Be Issued.

Areal Flood Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • McCreary
  • Whitley

The National Weather Service In Jackson Ky Has Issued A
- Urban And Small Stream Flood Advisory For Poor Drainage Areas
For
Laurel County In South Central Kentucky
Wayne County In South Central Kentucky
Pulaski County In South Central Kentucky
Mccreary County In South Central Kentucky
Whitley County In South Central Kentucky
- Until 845 Am Edt
- At 549 Am Edt Doppler Radar Indicated Heavy Rain Due To
Thunderstorms Moving Into The Advisory Area. These Showers Are
Capable Of Producing Around An Inch Of Rain Or More Over The
Duration Of An Hour. Due To Soils Which Are Already Saturated From
Previous Days Storms This Amount Of Rainfall Will Cause Urban
And Small Stream Flooding. Overflowing Poor Drainage Areas Will
Also Create Minor Flooding Concerns.
- Some Locations That Will Experience Flooding Include
Somerset London Monticello Williamsburg Whitley City
Pulaski Corbin Liberty Science Hill Burnside Dorthae
Vox Hazel Patch Bush Blackwater Bent Suttons Mill
Powersburg Mchargue And Clio.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
Excessive Runoff From Heavy Rainfall Will Cause Flooding Of Small
Creeks And Streams As Well As Farm And Country Roads. Do Not
Attempt To Travel Across Flooded Roads. Find Alternate Routes.
To Report Flooding Have The Nearest Law Enforcement Agency Relay
Your Report To The National Weather Service Forecast Office.

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