Knoxville Weather Alerts

Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Knox

The National Weather Service In Jackson Kentucky Has Issued A
- Flood Warning For
The Cumberland River At Barbourville.
- From Wednesday Afternoon To Friday Afternoon.
- At 11:30 Am Tuesday The Stage Was 15.1 Feet.
- Flood Stage Is 27.0 Feet.
- Moderate Flooding Is Forecast.
- Forecast Rise Above Flood Stage By Wednesday Afternoon And
Continue To Rise To Near 35.5 Feet By Thursday Afternoon.the
River Will Fall Below Flood Stage By Friday Morning.
- At 30.0 Feet Flooding Occurs Along Manchester Street And Miller Street.

Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Whitley

The National Weather Service In Jackson Kentucky Has Issued A
- Flood Warning For
The Cumberland River At Williamsburg.
- From Wednesday Evening To Sunday Morning.
- At 11:00 Am Tuesday The Stage Was 13.5 Feet.
- Flood Stage Is 21.0 Feet.
- Moderate Flooding Is Forecast.
- Forecast Rise Above Flood Stage By Wednesday Evening And Continue
To Rise To Near 29.3 Feet By Early Friday Morning.the River Will
Fall Below Flood Stage By Early Sunday Morning.
- At 25.0 Feet Low Lying Areas Along George Hayes Road Flood.

Areal Flood Watch

The following areas are affected:

  • Knox
  • Bell
  • Harlan
  • McCreary
  • Whitley

Flood Watch Remains In Effect From 7 Pm Est This Evening
Through Thursday Evening
The Flood Watch Continues 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 7 Pm Est This Evening Through Thursday Evening
- 2 To 3 Inches Of Rain Are Forecast To Fall Between Tonight And
Thursday. Additionally Most Of The Lingering Snowpack Will Be
Melting Adding To The Runoff.
- Small Stream And Creek Flooding Will Be Possible Tonight Through
Wednesday With Minor To Possibly Moderate Flooding Along
Larger Rivers Expected 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 7 Pm Est This 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 7 Pm Est This Evening Through Early 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 Remains In Effect From 6 Pm Cst This Evening
Through Wednesday Afternoon
The Flood Watch Continues For
- A Portion Of Middle Tennessee Including The Following
Counties Cheatham Clay Cumberland Davidson De Kalb
Dickson Fentress Houston Humphreys Jackson Macon
Montgomery Overton Pickett Putnam Robertson Smith
Stewart Sumner Trousdale White And Wilson.
- From 6 Pm Cst This Evening Through Wednesday Afternoon
- Rainfall Amounts Of 1 To 2 Inches Combined With A Saturated
Ground Layer From Previous Winter Storms 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:

  • McCreary
  • Whitley
  • Knox
  • Bell
  • Harlan

Winter Storm Watch Remains 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 Sleet And
Freezing Rain Before Diminishing As Light Snow By Early
Thursday Afternoon.
- Snow And Sleet Accumulations Of 3 To 8 Inches With Ice
Accumulations Up To A Quarter Of An Inch Are Possible. Higher
Amounts Of Snow And Sleet Will Occur Along And North Of The
Mountain Parkway With Lesser Amounts Occurring Along The
Tennessee And Virginia Border. Additionally More Significant
Ice Accumulation May Occur Along And South Of The Hal Rogers
Parkway And Highway 80 Corridors.
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:

  • Cumberland
  • Fentress

Winter Storm Watch Remains In Effect From Wednesday Afternoon
Through Thursday Morning
- Timing From Noon Cst Wednesday Through Noon Cst Thursday.
- Accumulations 3 To 6 Inches Are Possible With The Highest
Amounts Closer To The Kentucky State Line And Lowest Amounts
Across The South. Freezing Rain Accumulations Are Expected To Be
Around A Tenth Of An Inch.
- Main Impact A Mix Of Snow Sleet And Freezing Rain Will
Create Major Travel Impacts From Wednesday Evening Through Friday
Afternoon.
- Other Impacts Temperatures Are Likely To Stay Below Freezing
From Wednesday Night Through Mid Day Friday. This Will Likely
Keep Many Roadways Slick And Hazardous For An Extended Period
Of Time.
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
Winter Weather