Sevier County Floods: Travel Notice
The following is information on Sevier County Floods that we have been experiencing during the last week of February 2022. Several roads are, as of writing, flooded or saturated with water past the point of comfortable driving. We are passing on this information from WVLT. Please stay up to date through WVLT for changes on road conditions.
“SEVIER COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) – Several roads in East Tennessee are uncrossable due to flooding and even mudslides, especially in Sevier County, according to officials. The Sevier County Emergency Management Agency and Vice Mayor Bryan McCarter shared a list of affected roads.
The following roads are closed due to flooding:
Burden Hill Road
Cades Cove Loop
River Divide Road at Henderson Road
Drivers are warned to use caution on other roads that are partially flooded:
Maples Branch at Laurel Lane
North Knob Creek
Oma Lee Drive
Sevier County Schools closed Wednesday due to the flooding. If you are traveling, remember: Turn around, don’t drown! The Pigeon Forge Police Department asked the public to help keep fire crews safe by avoiding roadways.
“Driving across the roadways impacts everyone,” the department shared.
Stay up to date with incoming weather on the WVLT’s First Alert Weather page.”
One video on recent flooding that was posted today on Youtube: