LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT: As periods of heavy rain and thunder move into East Tennessee between now and the 4th of July Weekend, FLOODING is a concern, due to a saturated ground. Watch for water-covered roads, creeks and streams to run high. Remember TADD, "turn around don't drown."
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- With almost a half a foot of rain having already fallen in east Tennessee and more on the way, TDOT is warning drivers about some trouble spots around the area.
The agency said potholes have already developed on I-640 and workers have begun patching them. It also included a partial list of other trouble spots:
Hamblen County - Potential sink hole developing on US 11E at log mile 4.0-4.5 eastbound. Right lane is being closed at this time.
Jefferson County - SR 139 to SR9 Closed due to flooding.
Greene County - SR 340 high water reported
Knox County -SR 131 E. Emory Road and Spring Street closed due to flooding. Alcoa Highway SR 129 at Woodson Road, one northbound lane closed.
Some potholes throughout the city are causing a few problems on roadways.
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