Knoxville Weather Alerts

Areal Flood Watch

The following areas are affected:

  • McCreary
  • Whitley
  • Knox
  • Bell
  • Harlan

Flood Watch In Effect From Tuesday Evening Through Thursday
Evening
The National Weather Service In Jackson Has Issued A
- Flood Watch For Portions Of East Central Kentucky Northeast
Kentucky South Central Kentucky And Southeast Kentucky
Including The Following Areas In East Central Kentucky
Bath Elliott Estill Fleming Menifee Montgomery
Powell And Rowan. In Northeast Kentucky Johnson And Martin.
In South Central Kentucky Laurel Mccreary Pulaski
Rockcastle Wayne And Whitley. In Southeast Kentucky Bell
Breathitt Clay Floyd Harlan Jackson Knott Knox
Lee Leslie Letcher Magoffin Morgan Owsley Perry
Pike And Wolfe.
- From Tuesday Evening Through Thursday Evening
- 2 To 3 Inches Of Rain Are Forecast To Fall Between Tuesday Night
And Thursday. Additionally Most Of The Lingering Snowpack Will
Melt Off Adding To The Runoff.
- Small Stream And Creek Flooding Will Be Possible Tuesday Night
Through Wednesday With Minor To Moderate Flooding Along Larger
Rivers Possible Wednesday Through Thursday.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Flood Watch Means There Is A Potential For Flooding Based On
Current Forecasts.
You Should Monitor Later Forecasts And Be Alert For Possible
Flood Warnings. Those Living In Areas Prone To Flooding Should Be
Prepared To Take Action Should Flooding Develop.

Areal Flood Watch

The following areas are affected:

  • Scott
  • Campbell
  • Claiborne
  • Hancock
  • Morgan
  • Lee

Flood Watch Remains In Effect From Tuesday Evening Through
Thursday Evening
The Flood Watch Continues For
- Portions Of East Tennessee And Southwest Virginia Including
The Following Areas In East Tennessee Campbell
Claiborne Hancock Morgan And Scott Tn. In Southwest
Virginia Lee Russell Scott Washington And Wise.
- From Tuesday Evening Through Thursday Evening
- Precipitation Amounts Between 1 And 3 Inches Combined With
Water From Melting Snow And Ice May Produce Flooding Across
This Region.
- Flooding Potential Includes Flash Flooding Areal Flooding
And River Flooding. Snow And Ice Clogging Drains May Cause
Flooding In Spots Not Normally Prone To Water Ponding Issues.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Flood Watch Means That Conditions Are Favorable For Heavy
Rain Which May Lead To Flooding In And Near The Watch Area. If
You Are In The Watch Area .keep An Eye Out For Rising Water Or
Water Over Roadways. Keep Informed And Be Ready For Action If
Flooding Is Observed Or If A Flood Warning Is Issued. If You
Come To A Closed Or Flooded Road Turn Around! Don't Drown!

Areal Flood Watch

The following areas are affected:

  • Fentress
  • Cumberland

Flood Watch In Effect From Tuesday Evening Through Wednesday
Afternoon
The National Weather Service In Nashville Has Issued A
- Flood Watch For A Portion Of Middle Tennessee Including The
Following Counties Cannon Cheatham Clay Cumberland
Davidson De Kalb Dickson Fentress Hickman Houston
Humphreys Jackson Lewis Macon Maury Montgomery
Overton Perry Pickett Putnam Robertson Rutherford
Smith Stewart Sumner Trousdale White Williamson And
Wilson.
- From Tuesday Evening Through Wednesday Afternoon
- Rainfall Amounts Of 1 To 3 Inches Combined With A Saturated
Ground Layer From Previous Winter Storm Events Will Increase
The Risk For Flooding Across The Area.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Flood Watch Means There Is A Potential For Flooding Based On
Current Forecasts.
You Should Monitor Later Forecasts And Be Alert For Possible
Flood Warnings. Those Living In Areas Prone To Flooding Should Be
Prepared To Take Action Should Flooding Develop.

Winter Storm Watch

The following areas are affected:

  • Fentress
  • Cumberland

Winter Storm Watch In Effect From Wednesday Afternoon Through
Thursday Morning
The National Weather Service In Nashville Has Issued A Winter
Storm Watch Which Is In Effect From Wednesday Afternoon Through
Thursday Morning.
- Timing From Noon Cst Wednesday Through Noon Cst Thursday.
- Accumulations 3 To 6 Inches Of Snow And Sleet With Up To A
Tenth Of An Inch Of Freezing Rain.
- Main Impact A Mix Of Snow Sleet And Freezing Rain Will
Create Major Travel Impacts From Wednesday Afternoon Through The
Day On Friday.
- Other Impacts Temperatures Are Likely To Stay Below Freezing
From Wednesday Night Through Mid Day Friday Which May Extend
Hazardous Travel Conditions Through The Remainder Of The Work
Week.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Winter Storm Watch Means There Is A Potential For Significant
Snow Sleet Or Ice Accumulations That May Impact Travel.
Continue To Monitor The Latest Forecasts.

Winter Storm Watch

The following areas are affected:

  • McCreary
  • Whitley
  • Knox
  • Bell
  • Harlan

Winter Storm Watch In Effect From Wednesday Afternoon Through
Thursday Afternoon
The National Weather Service In Jackson Has Issued A Winter Storm
Watch Which Is In Effect From Wednesday Afternoon Through
Thursday Afternoon.
- Timing Colder Air Will Move In From Northwest To Southeast
Wednesday Afternoon Through Wednesday Night Changing
Precipitation From Rain To A Mixture Of Snow And Sleet. Snow
Will Gradually Taper Off Thursday Morning
- Snow And Sleet Accumulations 3 To 8 Inches Are Currently
Forecast With The Higher Amounts Occurring Along And North Of
The Mountain Parkway And The Lower Amounts Occurring Along
The Tennessee And Virginia Border.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Winter Storm Watch Means There Is A Potential For Significant
Snow Sleet Or Ice Accumulations That May Impact Travel.
Continue To Monitor The Latest Forecasts.

Interactive Alerts
Interactive Alerts
Winter Weather
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