Issue Date: 1035 PM EDT SAT AUG 18 2018
Expiration: 130 AM EDT SUN AUG 19 2018
The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a
* Flood Advisory for...
Southwestern Russell County in southwestern Virginia...
The City of Bristol in southwestern Virginia...
Eastern Scott County in southwestern Virginia...
Washington County in southwestern Virginia...
* Until 130 AM EDT.
* At 1035 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area.
Up to two inches of rain have already fallen.
* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Bristol Tn, Bristol Va, Abingdon, St. Paul, Nickelsville,
Collingwood, Castlewood, Holston, Hansonville, Hilander Park,
Benhams and Emory-Meadow View.
Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.
In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate route.
LAT...LON 3662 8192 3659 8194 3660 8245 3688 8245
3689 8240 3688 8240 3690 8234 3689 8234
3690 8231 3688 8205 3674 8182 3661 8181
Issue Date: 319 PM EDT Sat Aug 18 2018
Expiration: 1930 GMT 19 2018
This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Southwest North
Carolina...East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.
.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight
Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms are in the
forecast through this evening. Some of the stronger storms could
produce gusty winds and frequent cloud to ground lightning. In
addition, deep moisture in the atmosphere could yield periods of
heavy rainfall possibly resulting in isolated flash flooding.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms possible Sunday but not as
widespread. Some of these storms may be strong with isolated wind
damage and localized flooding possible.
Our attention then turns toward another system that moves in
on Monday and Tuesday. This storm system could produce another
round of potential strong to severe thunderstorms. Once again,
the primary threats will be isolated damaging winds and localized
.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Spotter activation is not expected at this time.