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Franklin Fire Department
Wednesday April 27th, 2011 :: 08:29 a.m. CDT
Advisory

Flash Flood Watch danger enhanced by heavy rainfall.

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
822 AM CDT WED APR 27 2011

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FOR MIDDLE TENNESSEE THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

...THIS IS A PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION FOR HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS WEST MIDDLE TENNESSEE TO INCLUDE THE NASHVILLE METROPOLITAN AREA...

.A STORM SYSTEM IN ARKANSAS WILL MOVE NORTHEAST AND BRING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO MIDDLE TENNESSEE TODAY...WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY RAINFALL. TWO TO THREE INCHES OF RAINFALL IS EXPECTED...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

LOCATIONS IN NORTH AND WEST MIDDLE TENNESSEE RECEIVED UP TO FIVE INCHES OF RAINFALL WITH RECENT STORMS...AND THIS AREA WILL BE MORE PRONE TO FLOODING.

PICKETT-WILSON-SMITH-JACKSON-PUTNAM-OVERTON-FENTRESS-PERRY-HICKMAN-LEWIS-WILLIAMSON-MAURY-MARSHALL-RUTHERFORD-CANNON-DE KALB-WHITE-CUMBERLAND-BEDFORD-COFFEE-WARREN-GRUNDY-VAN BUREN-WAYNE-LAWRENCE-GILES-
822 AM CDT WED APR 27 2011

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
COUNTIES...BEDFORD...CANNON...COFFEE...CUMBERLAND...
DEALB...FENTRESS...GILES...GRUNDY...HICKMAN...JACKSON...
LAWRENCE...LEWIS...MARSHALL...MAURY...OVERTON...PERRY...
PICKETT...PUTNAM...RUTHERFORD...SMITH...VAN BUREN...WARREN...WAYNE...WHITE...WILLIAMSON AND WILSON.

* THROUGH THIS EVENING

* STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO BRING HEAVY RAINFALL TO MIDDLE
TENNESSEE. 2 TO 3 INCHES OF RAINFALL IS EXPECTED...WITH
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

Address/Location
Franklin Fire Department
109 3rd Avenue South
Franklin, TN 37064

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 615-791-3270

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