Rains cause problems for commuters on Cherokee Trail. 9/18/12
The south entrance to South Doyle was blocked for a time during steady rain. 9/18/12
Several roads across East Tennessee were flooded Tuesday morning following close to 24 hours of steady rain.
According to a Red Cross press release, the organization helped a family living on Ault Road after they evacuated their home due to flooding. The family has been temporarily located to a motel.
Here is a list of the roads local dispatchers say were flooded as of 7:32 a.m.
- Airport Road in Oliver Springs is closed
Bell County KY:
- tree on truck on Calderwood Hwy north of Hwy 72, no injuries. more flooding at Marble Hill Rd., Cloyd's Church Rd., and Wildwood.
Harlan County, KY:
- Concord Street flooded, Cherokee Bluff at Cherokee Village, Cherokee Trail, First Creek along Broadway in north Knoxville, Cross Park at Corporate, Ebeneezer at Kingston Pike
Knox County, KY:
McCreary County, KY:
- some roads flooded throughout the county, mostly side roads, Etowah has several roads flooded, no reports of any water rescues
- numerous roads closed because of flooding, one rescue from a vehicle earlier; Watson Trace & County Farm Road high water. Ballplay Road, Old Federal Rd, Isbell Rd, County Farm Rd., Fairview, Big Creek, Crowder, and Olde Sink Rd. near Wilson Creek a school bus was stopped by high water and could not turn around. No one was injured.
- 27 side of Mountain View Road in Rockwood