Knoxville Weather Alerts

Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Bell

The Flood Warning Continues For
The Cumberland River At Pineville.
- At 5:30 Pm Thursday The Stage Was 1015 Feet.
- Flood Stage Is 1002 Feet.
- Moderate Flooding Is Occurring And Moderate Flooding Is Forecast.
- Forecast The River Will Continue Falling To Near 1009 Feet By 1
Am Friday Morning. The River Will Fall Below Flood Stage Early Friday.
- At 1016 Feet Stewart Branch Road And Homes Along Highway 25 E
Begin Flooding.

Flood Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Claiborne
  • Hancock

Flood Warning Extended Until Sunday Afternoon The Flood Warning
Continues For
The Powell River Near Arthur Tn.
- Until Sunday Afternoon.
- At 7:15 Pm Thursday The Stage Was 23.2 Feet.
- Flood Stage Is 17.0 Feet.
- Moderate Flooding Is Occurring And Major Flooding Is Forecast.
- Forecast The River Will Continue Rising To Near 27.0 Feet By
Tomorrow Evening But Is Then Expected To Begin Falling. The River
Will Fall Below Flood Stage By Sunday Morning.

Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Lee

Flood Warning Extended Until Friday Morning The Flood Warning
Continues For
The Powell River Near Jonesville Va.
- Until Friday Morning.
- At 6:45 Pm Thursday The Stage Was 22.5 Feet.
- Flood Stage Is 18.0 Feet.
- Minor Flooding Is Occurring And Minor Flooding Is Forecast.
- Forecast The River Will Continue To Fall To Below Flood Stage By
After Midnight Tomorrow.

Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Whitley

The Flood Warning Continues For
The Cumberland River At Williamsburg.
- At 5:00 Pm Thursday The Stage Was 26.3 Feet.
- Flood Stage Is 21.0 Feet.
- Minor Flooding Is Occurring And Moderate Flooding Is Forecast.
- Forecast The River Will Continue Rising To Near 29.6 Feet By
Early Saturday Morning. The River Will Fall Below Flood Stage
Sunday Morning.
- At 31.0 Feet Flooding Threatens Many Homes And Businesses. Roads
Begin To Flood, Severing Evacuation Routes. Major Flooding
Threatens Downtown Area.

Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Hawkins

Flood Warning Extended Until Friday Evening The Flood Warning
Continues For
The North Fork Holston River Near Gate City Va.
- Until Friday Evening.
- At 7:15 Pm Thursday The Stage Was 12.1 Feet.
- Flood Stage Is 12.0 Feet.
- Minor Flooding Is Occurring And Minor Flooding Is Forecast.
- Forecast The River Will Continue Rising To Near 12.2 Feet By
After Midnight Tomorrow But Is Then Expected To Begin Falling.
The River Will Fall Below Flood Stage By Tomorrow Early Afternoon.
- At 12.0 Feet Water Begins To Cover Some Low Lying County Roads.

Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Knox

The Flood Warning Continues For
The Cumberland River At Barbourville.
- At 5:30 Pm Thursday The Stage Was 34.3 Feet.
- Flood Stage Is 27.0 Feet.
- Moderate Flooding Is Occurring And Moderate Flooding Is Forecast.
- Forecast The River Will Continue Rising To Near 37.2 Feet By This
Evening. The River Will Fall Below Flood Stage Late Friday Morning.
- At 36.6 Feet Roads Begin Flooding In Heidrick. Homes Begin
Flooding On South Main.

Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Grainger

Flood Warning Extended Until Late Friday Night The Flood Warning
Continues For
The Clinch River Near Speers Ferry Va.
- Until Late Friday Night.
- At 7:15 Pm Thursday The Stage Was 27.9 Feet.
- Flood Stage Is 18.0 Feet.
- Minor Flooding Is Occurring And Minor Flooding Is Forecast.
- Forecast The River Will Continue To Fall To Below Flood Stage By
Tomorrow Evening.
- At 28.0 Feet Several Homes Are Flooded. Evacuations Are Likely.

Areal Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Harlan

The National Weather Service In Jackson Ky Has Extended The
- Flood Warning For
Snowmelt In
Harlan County In Southeastern Kentucky
Bell County In Southeastern Kentucky
- Until 645 Am Est Friday
- At 620 Pm Est Local Law Enforcement Reported Flooding In Many
Locations Throughout The Warned Area.
- Some Locations That May Experience Flooding Include
Harlan Pineville Middlesboro Cumberland Loyall Evarts
Lynch Benham Wallins Creek Creech Sunshine Smith
Calvin South Wallins Stony Fork Junction Ponza Tway
Shields Grays Knob And Hutch.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
Be Especially Cautious At Night When It Is Harder To Recognize The
Dangers Of Flooding. If Flooding Is Observed Act Quickly. Move Up To
Higher Ground To Escape Flood Waters. Do Not Stay In Areas Subject To
Flooding When Water Begins Rising.

Areal Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Lee

A Flood Warning From Rain And Snowmelt Remains In Effect Until 230
Pm Est Friday For Lee County
At 1047 Pm Est Local Law Enforcement Continued To Report Flooding
Along/near Area Streams And Rivers. Several Roadways Remain
Flooded Across The Area. Snow Melt And Recent Heavy Rains Have
Resulted In Flooding Across The Area. Additional Flooding
Problems Are Possible.
Some Locations That Will Experience Flooding Include
Jonesville Pennington Gap St. Charles Dryden Cumberland
Gap Rose Hill Jasper Pattonsville And Ewing.
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.

Areal Flood Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Bell
  • Knox
  • Whitley

The National Weather Service In Jackson Ky Has Extended The
- Flood Warning For
Laurel County In South Central Kentucky
Knox County In Southeastern Kentucky
Whitley County In South Central Kentucky
Central Bell County In Southeastern Kentucky
- Until 500 Am Est Friday
- At 420 Pm Est Flooding Of Creeks And Streams Feeding Into The
Cumberland River Basin Was Still Ongoing. This Will Continue
Through Tonight As The River Gradually Crests Along The
Cumberland River.
- Some Locations That Will Experience Flooding Include
London Williamsburg Barbourville Corbin Liberty
Dorthae Vox Green Road Clate Blackwater Girdler Moore
Hill Sprule Bertha Station Suttons Mill King Emmanuel
Haven Brush Creek And Mchargue.
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.
Do Not Drive Your Vehicle Into Areas Where The Water Covers The
Roadway. The Water Depth May Be Too Great To Allow Your Car To Cross
Safely. Move To Higher Ground.

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