LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT: A Flash Flood Watch is in effect Saturday morning through Sunday morning at 8AM for the Valley, Smokies, and NE TN, including Knoxville. Heavy rainfall at times on Saturday, plus run-off from the mountains, can lead to flooding issues. TADD - turn around, don't drown. Assume high water on a road is not passable.
MONROE COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT)- Many victims of this week's tornado outbreak need your help.
That includes Monroe County. That community held an organized water distribution this afternoon and has collected several cans of water for those in need.
About a half-dozen fire departments in the area are storing some of the items.
A sign that said "free clothes to storm victims or anyone in need" was posted outside of New Providence Baptist Church in MT. Vernon. A church official says about 50 people have come in for help.
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