Flash Flood Watch Issued For Chattanooga Area With Remnants Of Hurricane Ida Approaching; Tornadoes A Possibility – The Chattanoogan

The Nationwide Climate Service has issued a Flash Flood Look forward to Chattanooga efficient Tuesd…….

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The Nationwide Climate Service has issued a Flash Flood Look forward to Chattanooga efficient Tuesday morning by way of Wednesday afternoon. 

 

Heavy rainfall Associated to the remnants of Hurricane Ida Is predicted to launch 1-3 inches of rain Inside The world, or extra in localized spaces.

 

The Nationwide Climate Service said, “Heavy rains and even some remoted tornadoes Shall be a hazard. For flooding as rain bands transfer by way of The world. The primary spaces of concern for heavy rains and flooding Shall be alongside the Cumberland Plateau and western parts of southwest Virginia the place 2 to 4 inches of rain are forecast.

“The menace for remoted tornadoes will proceed on Tuesday as rain bands from Ida proceed to rotate into the forecast space. Primary concern Shall be south of roughly Athens, However the menace will extend into the northern Tennessee valley as properly.”

Roads will incur localized flooding as heavy rains persist and space creeks and rivers are overwhelmed, officers said.  

Please report flooded places by dialing The metropolis’s 311 Service Center 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon-Fri at 423 643-6311.

 

Or if after hours/weekends, the Chattanooga Police Division Non-Emergency Quantity at 423 698-2525