|A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is IMMINENT or occurring.|
The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued aT 3 a.m. a Flash Flood Warning for
southern Calhoun County,
Roane County, including the City of Spencer
until 6:45 a.m. Wednesday EDT.
The National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated
very heavy rain from a thunderstorm 8 miles east of Amma or 10
miles north of Clay moving southeast at 25 mph.
Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks, streams, highways and underpasses. Additionally country
roads and farmlands along the banks of creeks streams and other low
lying areas are subject to flooding.
Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding. If flash 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.
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.
A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is IMMINENT or occurring.
If you are in the warning area move to higher ground immediately.
Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate
precautions to protect life and property. Do not attempt to cross
swiftly flowing waters or waters of unknown depth by foot or by