Flood warning for Knox County until 3p.m. Thursday
At 230 p.m., local law enforcement officials reported flooding across the warned area. Several low lying roads have become or remain inundated from recent rain. Additional showers tonight through Thursday will bring additional rainfall, preventing the flood waters from receding until late Thursday.
Flooding is occurring or is imminent. most flood related deaths occur in automobiles. Never attempt to cross water covered bridges, dips or low water crossings. Never try to cross a flowing stream, even a small one, on foot or in a vehicle.
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