Knoxville Weather Alerts

Flood Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Grainger
  • Hancock

The Flood Warning Continues For
The Clinch River Above Tazewell Tn.
- Until Late Saturday Night.
- At 10:30 Am Friday The Stage Was 18.4 Feet.
- Flood Stage Is 12.0 Feet.
- Moderate Flooding Is Occurring And Moderate Flooding Is Forecast.
- Forecast The River Will Continue To Fall To Below Flood Stage By
Tomorrow Late Evening.

Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Claiborne

The Flood Warning Continues For
The Powell River Near Arthur Tn.
- Until Monday Morning.
- At 10:15 Am Friday The Stage Was 25.1 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
After Midnight Tomorrow But Is Then Expected To Begin Falling.
The River Will Fall Below Flood Stage By Early Monday Morning.

Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Whitley

The Flood Warning Continues For
The Cumberland River At Williamsburg.
- At 5:00 Am Friday The Stage Was 27.7 Feet.
- Flood Stage Is 21.0 Feet.
- Moderate Flooding Is Occurring And Moderate Flooding Is Forecast.
- Forecast The River Will Continue Rising To Near 29.8 Feet By
Early Saturday Morning. The River Will Fall Below Flood Stage
Sunday Early Afternoon.
- 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:

  • Knox

The Flood Warning Continues For
The Cumberland River At Barbourville.
- At 5:30 Am Friday The Stage Was 35.6 Feet.
- Flood Stage Is 27.0 Feet.
- Moderate Flooding Is Occurring And Moderate Flooding Is Forecast.
- Forecast The River Has Crested And Will Continue To Fall To
Below Flood Stage By Late This Evening.
- At 36.6 Feet Roads Begin Flooding In Heidrick. Homes Begin
Flooding On South Main.

Areal Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Harlan

The National Weather Service In Jackson Ky Has Extended The
- Flood Warning For
Clay County In Southeastern Kentucky
Perry County In Southeastern Kentucky
Johnson County In Northeastern Kentucky
Southwestern Knott County In Southeastern Kentucky
Southern Lee County In Southeastern Kentucky
Northeastern Floyd County In Southeastern Kentucky
Breathitt County In Southeastern Kentucky
Northwestern Harlan County In Southeastern Kentucky
Leslie County In Southeastern Kentucky
Owsley County In Southeastern Kentucky
Martin County In Northeastern Kentucky
Southeastern Morgan County In Southeastern Kentucky
Magoffin County In Southeastern Kentucky
- Until 415 Pm Est Friday
- At 134 Am Est Portions Of The South Fork North Fork And
Middle Fork Of The Kentucky River The Licking River And The
Levisa And Tug Forks Of The Big Sandy Rivers Are Still In Flood.
Backwater From This Is Flooding Low Lying Areas And Tributary
Creeks And Streams And Has Led To Road Closures On Several Roads
Near These Rivers. The Rivers Have Crested Or Are Nearing Crest In
Many Of These Locations And The Water Should Recede Out Of The
Affected Areas On Friday.
- Some Locations That May Experience Flooding Include
Hazard Paintsville Prestonsburg Jackson Salyersville
Manchester Hindman Inez Hyden Booneville Mason
Wheelwright Pippa Passes Vicco Warfield Allen
Buckhorn Bush Corn Fork Hollow And Cressmont.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Flood Warning Means That Flooding Is Imminent Or Has Been Reported.
Stream Rises Will Be Slow And Flash Flooding Is Not Expected.
However All Interested Parties Should Take Necessary Precautions
Immediately.
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 Pm Est Friday
- At 300 Am Est The Cumberland River Continues To Run At Flood
Level Across The Warned Area. As A Result There Is Ongoing
Flooding Of Low Lying Areas And Several Tributary Creeks And
Streams Causing Road Closures On Many Roads Near These Rivers. The
Cumberland Has Crested Or Will Crest By Late Today Across Portions
Of Bell And Knox Counties And Will Then Begin To Recede.
However Backwater Flooding Should Continue Into The Weekend In
Whitley County.
- 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
A Flood Warning Means That Flooding Is Imminent Or Has Been Reported.
Stream Rises Will Be Slow And Flash Flooding Is Not Expected.
However All Interested Parties Should Take Necessary Precautions
Immediately.
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 For Rain And Snowmelt Remains In Effect Until 230
Pm Est Friday For Lee County
At 447 Am Est Many Streams And Creeks Remain At Bankfull Or Higher
This Morning Over Most Of Lee County. Temperatures Will Warm To Near
Or Above Freezing Later Today Under Mostly Sunny Skies. This Will
Allow Additional Runoff From Melting Areas Of Snow And Ice And A
Prolonged Threat Of Minor Flooding Or Worse.
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.

Flood Advisory

The following area is affected:

  • Bell

The National Weather Service In Jackson Kentucky Has Issued A
- Flood Advisory For
The Cumberland River At Pineville
- Until This Evening.
- At 09 Am Friday The Stage Was 1000.0 Feet.
- Flood Stage Is 1002 Feet.
- Forecast The River Will Continue To Fall Dropping Below 995.0
Feet This Evening.

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