Ida rainfall causing road flooding, school closings


KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — As the remnants of Ida pass over East Tennessee, heavy rainfall is expected throughout the area. Knoxville is also under a flash flood warning until 9:15 p.m.

Knoxville Police say these roads are seeing effects of heavy rains:

  • 8500 block of Kingston Pike
  • Cedar Bluff at Park West Boulevard
  • Papermill Drive between Kingston Pike and Weisgarber Road

Several schools, including Loudon County Schools and Knoxville Catholic High School, have chosen to close on Wednesday due to flooding concerns. For all school closings, click here.

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