TOP PHOTO: The counties shaded in green, including Campbell, are under a FLOOD WATCH.
LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – There’s a much needed break from our stormy, steamy and flood prone weather on the way. However, that will not be until up in the day on Thursday, In the meantime, there’s more of the same for today on what will be a partly sunny, muggy day with a high of 83. Showers and thunderstorms are likely prompting a FLOOD WATCH from noon until 8pm. The potential for heavy rainfall, the flooding and strong gusty winds looms.
…FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY THROUGH THIS EVENING…
* WHAT…Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall is possible.
* WHERE…Portions of east Tennessee, including Campbell County.
* WHEN…From Noon today through this evening.
* IMPACTS…Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS… – A slow-moving front will gradually approach the area from the north, leading to numerous showers and thunderstorms today. With continually saturated soils and potential for locally heavy/repeated rainfall, isolated to scattered flash flooding are of concern. Locations that receive repeated rounds of rain will be most susceptible to flash flooding.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 08/10/2022-6AM)