Knoxville Weather Alerts

Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Knox

The Flood Warning Continues For
The Cumberland River At Barbourville.
- At 12:30 Pm Friday The Stage Was 34.5 Feet.
- Flood Stage Is 27.0 Feet.
- Moderate Flooding Is Occurring And Moderate Flooding Is Forecast.
- Forecast The River Will Continue To Fall To Below Flood Stage By
After Midnight Tomorrow.
- At 34.0 Feet Flooding Threatens Homes And Businesses In
Unprotected Areas.

Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Hancock

Flood Warning Extended Until Saturday Morning The Flood Warning
Continues For
The Powell River Near Arthur Tn.
- Until Saturday Morning.
- At 7:15 Pm Friday The Stage Was 24.6 Feet.
- Flood Stage Is 17.0 Feet.
- Moderate Flooding Is Occurring And Minor Flooding Is Forecast.
- Forecast The River Will Continue To Fall To Below Flood Stage By
Early Tomorrow.

Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Whitley

The Flood Warning Continues For
The Cumberland River At Williamsburg.
- At 12:00 Pm Friday The Stage Was 28.0 Feet.
- Flood Stage Is 21.0 Feet.
- Moderate Flooding Is Occurring And Moderate Flooding Is Forecast.
- Forecast The River Will Continue Rising To Near 28.8 Feet By
After Midnight Tomorrow. The River Will Fall Below Flood Stage
Sunday Evening.
- At 31.0 Feet Flooding Threatens Many Homes And Businesses. Roads
Begin To Flood Severing Evacuation Routes. Major Flooding Threatens
Downtown Areas.

Flood Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Claiborne
  • Grainger

Flood Warning Extended Until Saturday Afternoon The Flood
Warning Continues For
The Clinch River Above Tazewell Tn.
- Until Saturday Afternoon.
- At 7:30 Pm Friday The Stage Was 17.2 Feet.
- Flood Stage Is 12.0 Feet.
- Moderate Flooding Is Occurring And Minor Flooding Is Forecast.
- Forecast The River Will Continue To Fall To Below Flood Stage By
Tomorrow Late Morning.
- At 16.0 Feet Extensive Flooding Of Pasture Land Around Grissom
Island Occurs. The City Of Tazewell, Tennessee Is Not Affected By
Flooding Of The Clinch River.

Areal Flood Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Whitley
  • Knox

The National Weather Service In Jackson Ky Has Extended The
- Flood Warning For
Knox County In Southeastern Kentucky
Whitley County In South Central Kentucky
- Until 500 Am Est Saturday
- At 359 Pm Est Multiple Roads In Knox And Whitley Counties Remain
Closed Due To Flooding On The Cumberland River And Backwater
Flooding On Smaller Creeks And Streams Which Feed Into The
Cumberland.
- Some Locations That Will Experience Flooding Include
Williamsburg Barbourville And Corbin.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
Most Flood Deaths Occur In Automobiles. Never Drive Your Vehicle Into
Areas Where The Water Covers The Roadway. Flood Waters Are Usually
Deeper Than They Appear. Just One Foot Of Flowing Water Is Powerful
Enough To Sweep Vehicles Off The Road. When Encountering Flooded
Roads Make The Smart Choice Turn Around Dont Drown.

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