SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Heavy rain overnight caused rivers and creeks to rise, temporarily closing roadways in Sevier and Blount counties.

The WATE 6 Storm Team forecast calls for more rainfall through Friday. Click here to see the full forecast.

Updated list as of 11:45 a.m.

Roads closed in Sevier County

  • Ridge Rd & Rolen Hollow Intersection
  • Oldham Creek/ Shady
  • Heather Rd & Long Branch
  • Chapman Hwy & Canyon Hills
  • Spur (Southbound) closed due to rock slide
  • 440 Kings Branch
  • Burden Hill (both ways)
  • Old Valley / Russie Gap
  • Boogertown Rd / Upper Middle Creek
  • 2105 Happy Creek Road
  • River Divide/ Sharp Hollow

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Roads closing in Blount County

Sheriff’s deputies are monitoring the roadways for flooding, and the Blount County Highway Department is placing barricades at these locations. If you come across flooded areas that are not barricaded, turn around, and call Blount Count Communications non-emergency number at 865-983-3620 to report it.

  • Wilkinson Pike at Cutshaw Road
  • Helton Road at the low river bridge just past the fork of Centennial Church Road
  • Jeffries Hollow Road at the Sevier County line.

First responders want to remind everyone to never drive through any standing water.