You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.
Flood Watch for Portions of east Tennessee, including the following areas, Anderson, Bledsoe, Campbell, Claiborne, Grainger, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Knox, Loudon, Meigs, Morgan, Northwest Carter, Rhea, Roane, Scott, Sullivan and Union. Portions of southwest Virginia, including the following areas, Lee, Russell, Scott, Washington and Wise.
From Sunday afternoon through Monday afternoon.
The recent rains have saturated the soils across the watch area. Periods of moderate to heavy rains are expected to develop late Sunday and continue through Monday morning. This additional rainfall with already saturated soils will present an elevated threat of flooding. Storm total rainfall of up to 2 to 2 1/2 inches are expected with locally higher amounts possible.