Gatlinberg, Georgia, July 15, 2018The cabin is located in Gatlinsburg, which was under a tornado watch on July 14.
The cabin was closed due, as a precaution, to floodwaters from the Georgia River, according to a tweet by the city of Gatlinburys official account.
“Due to the floodwaters and flooding from the Mississippi River, our cabin is closed,” the tweet said.
“Due to these factors, we are not opening the cabin.”
In a Facebook post on Monday, the city said the city’s fire department is working to reopen the cabin, which is scheduled to open on Thursday, July 18.
“This is a very fortunate event for the residents and our crew, but a lot of things have happened in Gatinsburg in the last couple of days,” the post read.
“There are still many unanswered questions about what happened and why this happened.”
“We’re glad the cabin has been open and that the city has been doing everything they can to get the cabin reopened.
We are not going to comment on the specifics of the cabin closure,” the city added.
“The fire department and the city are working together to get it reopened.”
The city said it will provide assistance to those in need.
In a post on Facebook on Sunday, the Gatlinville City Council said it was closed on Monday due to “severe weather”.
In a separate post, the town of Gatlinsville said in a tweet that it was “close to being open for the public” after receiving a call from a woman asking if the city was open for her honeymoon.
“We are so thankful for the outpouring of support from our community,” the statement said.
“There are many who are thankful that our city is open and ready to serve the people of Gatinsville.