Heavy Rains Bring Flash Flood Warning To Parts Of Hamilton County

Monday, June 30, 2014

Heavy rains have brought a flash flood warning for parts of Hamilton County and several adjacent counties.

The National Weather Service said Monday morning that a lingering storm system had already brought 3-4 inches of rain and was expected to produce two more inches.

Here is the warning:

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MORRISTOWN HAS ISSUED A * FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR... SOUTHERN MCMINN COUNTY IN EASTERN TENNESSEE... SOUTHWESTERN MEIGS COUNTY IN EASTERN TENNESSEE... NORTHERN BRADLEY COUNTY IN EASTERN TENNESSEE.

.. NORTHEASTERN HAMILTON COUNTY IN EASTERN TENNESSEE... SOUTHERN RHEA COUNTY IN EASTERN TENNESSEE... * UNTIL 1100 AM EDT * AT 804 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LARGE AREA OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER SOUTHEAST TENNESSEE...WHICH HAS CONTINUED TO AFFECT THE SAME AREAS OVER THE PAST FEW HOURS. DOPPLER RADAR HAS ESTIMATED THAT THREE TO FOUR INCHES OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA IN THE PAST FEW HOURS...WITH ANOTHER COUPLE OF INCHES POSSIBLE IN THE NEXT FEW HOURS. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE. TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.


Latest Hamilton County Jail Booking Report

Here is the latest jail booking report from Hamilton County: ANDERSON, JACOB QUINTON  1101 NORMAN CHAPEL ROAD NW CLEVELAND, 37312  Age at Arrest: 21 years old Arresting Agency: Collegedale Booked for Previous Charges or Other Reason(s) --- BEMUS, GREGORY EDWARD  185 MOCKINGBIRD DRIVE DUNLAP, 37327  Age at Arrest: 52 years old Arresting Agency: ... (click for more)

PHOTOS: Boy Scouts And Families Place Flags At National Cemetery

Boy Scouts and their families placed flags at the National Cemetery  Saturday  to honor veterans. (click for more)

Silence Ain’t Golden Anymore

There are times – moments – in life that you never forget. That night in 1972, sleeping over at my buddy Bart’s house, was one of them. We had been to a middle school concert and his big brother was in the band (very cool stuff for a 14-year-old!) and as we lay on the floor in our sleeping bags in Bart’s room he said he wanted to play a record that his brother listened to. And, ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Prove No Improvement

The startling news that this year’s standardized testing was wasted on graduating seniors across Tennessee is most unsettling. This week it was learned the test results, which were to represent 10 percent of our seniors’ final grades, was a total bust. Coupled with last year’s gargantuan testing failure – the whole effort had to be scrapped -- it is now becoming realized that for ... (click for more)

Lookouts Clobber Biscuits Sunday, 9-2, To Complete Series

The Chattanooga Lookouts bats exploded for nine runs in a 9-2 victory over the Montgomery Biscuits in front of a crowd of 4,527 at AT&T Field. The second place Lookouts trail the Tennessee Smokies by 1 1/2 games. After a scoreless first inning, the Lookouts offense kicked into gear. Outfielder Travis Harrison led off the innings with a double and scored on a double ... (click for more)

Clarke, Lom Score In CFC Win Over Chivas U-23

After playing 75 minutes to a scoreless tie, Chattanooga Football Club's Darwin Lom scored the first goal giving CFC a 1-0 lead.  The second goal came six minutes later when Charlie Clarke headed in a cross to close out the scoring.  The Liga MX U-23 team had alot of support from the local crowd but could not find the back of the net.  The win is CFC's first ... (click for more)