Water Resources of the United States

PROJECT ALERT NOTICE (TN) Flooding

Date: Mon, 06 May 2013 14:00:05 EDT

Summary: USGS Crews from the Tennessee Water Science Center respond to flooding in portions of eastern Tennessee

Flooding (above National Weather Service Minor Flood levels) is occurring at locations across southeastern Tennessee and northeastern Tennessee. The flooding in southeastern Tennessee is due to three day rainfall totals ranging from 4 to 5 inches. The flooding in northeastern Tennessee is due to rainfall occurring in western North Carolina the past two days (see Project Alert issued today by the North Carolina Water Science Center for more info).

Two crews from the USGS Tennessee Water Science Center are in the field today making discharge measurements.

River forecast information is available from the NWS at: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/lmrfc/.

Sub-Region: Central South; Region: Central United States

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