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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 4:42 AM EST on March 05, 2015

Expires 4:00 PM EST on March 05, 2015


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 4 PM EST this
afternoon...

* event... a wintry mix with freezing rain changing to sleet and
snow with up to a quarter inch of ice accumulation and 2 to 4
inches of snow.

* Timing... the wintry mix will continue until 4 PM EST this
afternoon.

* Impacts... Road conditions will become hazardous. When
traveling... slow down and drive with caution. Give yourself
extra room between you and the vehicle ahead of you. The ice
accumulations may down trees and power lines with localized
power outages possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning means severe winter weather conditions are
expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow... sleet...
and/or freezing rain are expected... causing hazardous driving
conditions. Travel is discouraged. If travel is unavoidable...
keep an extra flashlight... food... and water in your vehicle in
case of an emergency.





Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 3:09 AM EST on March 05, 2015

Expires 2:30 PM EST on March 05, 2015


... Flood Warning extended until late Friday night... the Flood Warning
continues for
the Powell River near Jonesville VA.
* Until late Friday night.
* At 02:45 am Thursday the stage was 23.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 25.0 feet by this
evening. The river will fall below flood stage Friday late
evening.
* At 25.0 feet... a few homes are slightly affected and about 100
acres are flooded.


Lat... Lon 3652 8333 3659 8340 3686 8287 3680 8279




223 PM EST Wed Mar 4 2015

The National Weather Service in Morristown has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
rain and snowmelt in...
Lee County in southwestern Virginia...

* until 230 PM EST Thursday

* at 218 PM EST... flooding threat continues due to snow melt and
rainfall. An inch of rain is possible through tonight... which will
compound the flooding problems.

* Some locations that may 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.

To report flooding... have the nearest law enforcement agency relay
your report to the National Weather Service forecast office.


Lat... Lon 3685 8285 3680 8277 3675 8283 3673 8283
      3667 8295 3659 8299 3660 8367 3662 8365
      3667 8352 3667 8342 3671 8330 3674 8314
      3678 8313 3685 8307 3685 8301 3689 8288


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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 8:41 PM EST on March 04, 2015

Expires 7:00 PM EST on March 05, 2015


... Flood Watch remains in effect 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.

* Through Thursday evening

* precipitation amounts up to 1 inch overnight 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!



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Local Storm Report



03/04/2015 0815 am

5 miles SW of Big Stone Gap, Lee County.

Flood, reported by Fire Dept/Rescue.


            Seminary Road under water and closed



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California - Frost Advisory
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Connecticut - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Delaware - Winter Storm Warning
District of Columbia - Winter Storm Warning
Florida - Dense Fog Advisory
Georgia - Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Hawaii - Flash Flood Watch
Illinois - Flood Warning
Indiana - Flood Warning , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Special Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
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Massachusetts - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Michigan - Record Report
Minnesota - Wind Chill Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Freezing Rain Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory, Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Missouri - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory, Winter Storm Warning
New Jersey - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , Special Statement
New York - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory
North Dakota - Wind Chill Advisory
Ohio - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Winter Storm Warning , Record Report
Oregon - Record Report
Pennsylvania - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Rhode Island - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
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Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Wind Chill Advisory, Winter Storm Warning , Hydrologic Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Wind Chill Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Virginia - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Washington - Record Report
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Wisconsin - Special Statement , Record Report
Wyoming - Record Report
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