Norris Lake News

Roger Griffeth
Weiss Lake has a lot of property that touches the shoreline in Cherokee County. Are there restrictions on the use of this property? Who controls the land mass around the lake? When do you need a permit? All these questions are answered in my latest blog: "Weiss Lake Recreational Property".

Cathy Griffeth
Weiss Lake is getting a face lift. Read my blog at Real Estate Services

National Weather Service
Water Resources Outlook (November 2017)

Cathy Griffeth
Pelicans arrive at Weiss Lake, by Real Estate Services. Take a minute to view the amazing video of American Pelicans stopping for a snack at Weiss Lake. Pelicans at Weiss Lake

National Weather Service

NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (September 2017)

9/23/2017 5:01:00 PM
Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) MAYNARDVILLE (WATE)–Saturday volunteers gathered for the bi-annual ...

9/23/2017 4:59:00 PM
NORRIS LAKE - Volunteers spent the first full day of fall collecting litter along the shores of one of East Tennessee’s cleanest lakes. Crews cleaned up the shorelines along the five counties Norris Lake covers. In Union County, three groups left from ...

8/28/2017 9:46:00 PM
KNOXVILLE - Parts of Texas could see up to 50 inches of rain before the weather system that was Hurricane Harvey finally moves on later this week. That is a massive, and almost unimaginable amount of rain. How much is it? TVA's James Everett helped us put ...

NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (August 2017)

7/22/2017 6:34:00 PM
Some of the prizes include a seven-bedroom houseboat vacation from Norris Lake Houseboat Rentals, a $1,000 Kroger gift card, a $500 James Free Jewelers gift card and a $1,000 Buffalo Wild Wings gift card.

7/21/2017 3:05:00 PM
Percy Priest Lake. TWRA said it cracked down on BUI this year, especially on Tennessee's busiest waterways -- Percy Priest Lake and Norris Lake in East Tennessee. J. Percy Priest Lake is about 15 minutes from downtown Nashville and runs through Davidson ...

NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (July 2017)

7/12/2017 9:27:00 PM
ANDERSON COUNTY, Tenn, (WVLT) -- Behind the gates of Camp Tanasi close to Norris Lake, Girl Scouts have been sleeping in hammocks, cooking over an open fire and learning how to survive in the wild. "Today we made a fire by ourselves without any help ...

6/28/2017 12:33:00 PM
If you want to get your fix of fireworks before the Fourth of July, then you should definitely think about heading to Norris Lake this Saturday! The Tennessee Valley Authority said Sequoyah Marina is hosting its annual 'Fire on the Water' fireworks show ...

NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (June 2017)

Organizations from across the country are seeking to partner with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to invest in their local economies and improve water infrastructure. EPA’s Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program received ‘letters of interest’ from prospective…

5/18/2017 12:08:00 PM
ABC Newspapers
A portion of Highway 47 between Norris Lake Road (County Road 24) and Viking Boulevard (County Road 22) will be closed on Sunday, May 21. The temporary closure will be between the hours of 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday, May 21, according to the Minnesota ...

NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (May 2017)

5/15/2017 8:02:00 PM
"There are no rules on the lake," said Lynne Miller, who owns a floating home on Norris Lake. "We really love Norris Lake," agrees Terri Stemple, Miller's neighbor and friend. "We wouldn't want to be anywhere else." A new law allows for existing floating ...

5/15/2017 3:47:00 PM
Stardust Marina in Anderson County is well-known and loved by the locals. The marina has more than 450 boat slips, a restaurant, rental properties and more. Manager Frank Satterfield says they have a very unique menu. "A lot of people that come here are ...

5/12/2017 9:55:00 AM
Knoxville News Sentinel
The mystery on Island F that has everyone talking Sharps Chapel residents say explosions coming from Norris Lake island are rattling homes. Check out this story on

5/1/2017 8:33:00 PM
Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) NORRIS (WATE) – Last week’s flooding is still causing big problems ...

4/30/2017 7:49:00 PM
CAMPBELL COUNTY - After East Tennessee saw heavy rain more than a week ago, Norris Lake rose 6.5 feet above its average summer pool. Now, marinas along the lake are struggling to keep up with high water levels. Mark and Amy Bardo have owned Norris Dam ...

4/26/2017 9:41:00 AM
Oak Ridge Today
WYSH Radio in Clinton reported that TVA is seeking to lower the water level in Norris Lake, which was about six feet above the summer pool level following last weekend’s relentless rainfall. “Following last weekend’s record rainfall totals across ...

4/23/2017 9:00:00 PM
Those levels are causing issues at the waterside marina off Norris Lake. There property owners said watching the water rise has been incredible. “It’s been amazing," said Kandi Bailey, a dock owner at the marina. "It’s rained a lot and you can ...

4/11/2017 4:12:00 PM
Claiborne Progress
The 16th Annual Claiborne County Rescue Squad (CCRS) Bass Fishing Tournament was held on Norris Lake April 1 and was launched from the Brogan Hollow Boat Ramp. This annual tournament is a major fund raiser for the CCRS and once again the tournament was a ...

4/6/2017 7:01:00 AM
LaFollette Press
The following is a weekly summary of the fishing conditions on Norris Lake as reported by creel clerks from the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA). The lake level on Friday, April 8 was 1,014.70 feet, which is four feet higher than the previous week.

3/28/2017 2:27:00 PM
Riders of all skill levels and all bike types are welcome. Organizers of the ride say the course is “picturesque” with beautiful scenery and winding roads along Norris Lake. The ride leaves at Hot Bagle Company at 10:00 a.m. The first 200 registrants ...

NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

Last week, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt was confirmed and sworn in as the 14th Administrator of EPA. Administrator Pruitt believes promoting and protecting a strong and healthy environment is one of the lifeblood priorities of the government, and EPA is a vital part of that mission. As Administrator, Mr. Pruitt…

2/15/2017 2:02:00 PM
Gwinnett Daily Post
Dive teams are reportedly searching Norris Lake near Snellville for a vehicle. Gwinnett County police are at the scene, Cpl. Deon Washington confirmed Wednesday afternoon, but he said the investigation is being led by DeKalb County. “They’re checking ...

Southeast River Forecast Center
We examine the water resouces outlook for the southeast U.S. as of January 2017.

1/24/2017 9:12:00 PM
Daily Times
She served on the Altar Guild for 18 years and in the library for 4 years. Two of her favorite pastimes were sharing memories of many years on Norris Lake and crocheting for those she loved. At the age of 14, Barbara began a long and devoted career as a ...

1/11/2017 11:03:00 AM
Knoxville News Sentinel
The first Loyston Loop section of our hike meanders through hardwood trees with a great view of Norris Lake. We turn left onto the Hemlock Bluff trail, wading through ankle-deep leaves and canopied by hundreds of golden-leafed beech trees. After a hard ...

1/2/2017 4:51:00 PM
NORRIS LAKE - Now that a new law says existing floating homes can remain on TVA lakes, owners are gearing up for discussions with TVA about annual fees and regulations. In mid-December, President Obama signed legislation that overturned a May 2016 decision ...

Southeast River Forecast Center
We examine the water resouces outlook for the southeast U.S. as of December 2016.

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