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Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 11:28 AM CST on February 22, 2018

Expires 6:00 PM EST on February 22, 2018


The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
northern Chickasaw County in northeastern Mississippi...
central Calhoun County in northeastern Mississippi...
Pontotoc County in northeastern Mississippi...
Union County in northeastern Mississippi...
northern Itawamba County in northeastern Mississippi...
Lee County in northeastern Mississippi...
southern Tippah County in northeastern Mississippi...
southeastern Benton County in northeastern Mississippi...
Tishomingo County in northeastern Mississippi...
Prentiss County in northeastern Mississippi...
Alcorn County in northeastern Mississippi...

* until 530 PM CST Thursday

* at 1125 am CST, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
that heavy rain was falling over the area. The heavy rain is
causing flooding. Three to five inches of rain has already fallen
and an additional one to two inches can be expected over the next
1 to 2 hours.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Tupelo, Corinth, Booneville, New Albany, Pontotoc, Ripley, Fulton,
Houston, Baldwyn, Iuka, Verona, Okolona, J P Coleman State Park,
trace State Park, Tombigbee State Park, Tishomingo State Park,
Saltillo, Guntown, Belmont and Bruce.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.


Lat... Lon 3373 8948 3415 8924 3458 8925 3499 8860
      3499 8820 3487 8810 3446 8816 3409 8860
      3409 8872 3395 8873



1057 am CST Thu Feb 22 2018

The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
northwestern Lafayette County in northwestern Mississippi...
DeSoto County in northwestern Mississippi...
Coahoma County in northwestern Mississippi...
Marshall County in northwestern Mississippi...
Tunica County in northwestern Mississippi...
northern Tippah County in northeastern Mississippi...
Tate County in northwestern Mississippi...
Quitman County in northwestern Mississippi...
Benton County in northeastern Mississippi...
Panola County in northwestern Mississippi...
northwestern Alcorn County in northeastern Mississippi...

* until 500 PM CST Thursday

* at 1056 am CST, emergency management officials reported flooding
across north Mississippi. Over three inches of rain have already
fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Southaven, Olive Branch, Horn Lake, Clarksdale, Hernando,
Senatobia, Holly Springs, Batesville, Ripley, Wall Doxey State
Park, John W Kyle State Park, Lamar, Marks, Sardis, Coldwater,
Lambert, Byhalia, Jonestown, como and Friars Point.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.


Lat... Lon 3416 9081 3424 9094 3442 9057 3466 9047
      3478 9055 3480 9053 3473 9051 3472 9050
      3489 9048 3491 9025 3499 9031 3499 8863
      3461 8910 3413 9046 3399 9045 3399 9065
      3412 9067 3412 9096



Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 11:20 AM CST on February 22, 2018

Expires 7:00 AM EST on February 25, 2018


... Flood Watch remains in effect through late Saturday night...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of east Arkansas, north Mississippi, southeast
Missouri, and west Tennessee, including the following areas,
in east Arkansas, Clay, Craighead, Crittenden, cross, Greene,
Lawrence, Lee, Mississippi, Phillips, Poinsett, Randolph, and
St. Francis. In north Mississippi, Alcorn, Benton, Coahoma,
DeSoto, Marshall, Panola, Quitman, Tate, Tippah, and Tunica.
In southeast Missouri, Dunklin and Pemiscot. In west
Tennessee, Benton, Carroll, Chester, Crockett, Decatur, Dyer,
Fayette, Gibson, Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, Henry,
Lake, Lauderdale, Madison, McNairy, Obion, Shelby, Tipton, and
Weakley.

* Through late Saturday night

* heavy rainfall is expected across much of the mid-south.
Rainfall amounts of 2 to 5 inches are possible through Saturday
night, with localized higher amounts.

* Runoff from heavy rainfall may result in rapid rises in river,
stream, and creek levels. Widespread lowland flooding is
possible and poor drainage urban areas may experience street
flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.



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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 11:20 AM CST on February 22, 2018

Expires 7:00 AM EST on February 25, 2018


... Flood Watch remains in effect through late Saturday night...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of east Arkansas, north Mississippi, southeast
Missouri, and west Tennessee, including the following areas,
in east Arkansas, Clay, Craighead, Crittenden, cross, Greene,
Lawrence, Lee, Mississippi, Phillips, Poinsett, Randolph, and
St. Francis. In north Mississippi, Alcorn, Benton, Coahoma,
DeSoto, Marshall, Panola, Quitman, Tate, Tippah, and Tunica.
In southeast Missouri, Dunklin and Pemiscot. In west
Tennessee, Benton, Carroll, Chester, Crockett, Decatur, Dyer,
Fayette, Gibson, Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, Henry,
Lake, Lauderdale, Madison, McNairy, Obion, Shelby, Tipton, and
Weakley.

* Through late Saturday night

* heavy rainfall is expected across much of the mid-south.
Rainfall amounts of 2 to 5 inches are possible through Saturday
night, with localized higher amounts.

* Runoff from heavy rainfall may result in rapid rises in river,
stream, and creek levels. Widespread lowland flooding is
possible and poor drainage urban areas may experience street
flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.



Krm


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