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Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 12:37 PM CST on February 22, 2018

Expires 1:00 PM EST on February 26, 2018


The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Lafayette County in northwestern Mississippi...
Yalobusha County in northwestern Mississippi...
western Calhoun County in northeastern Mississippi...
southeastern Marshall County in northwestern Mississippi...
Tallahatchie County in northwestern Mississippi...
southern Quitman County in northwestern Mississippi...
southern Panola County in northwestern Mississippi...

* until 630 PM CST

* at 1235 PM CST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain that will cause
flooding. Up to three inches of rain have already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Oxford, Batesville, Water Valley, Charleston, George Payne State
Park, Holly Springs National Forest, Tutwiler, Bruce, Lambert,
Coffeeville, Crowder, Webb, Sumner, Pope, Pittsboro, Enid, Paynes,
Sabougla, Cambridge and Bethlehem.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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


Lat... Lon 3370 9030 3375 9030 3377 9018 3378 9017
      3381 9019 3381 9045 3413 9045 3460 8930
      3458 8925 3408 8925 3372 8950 3387 8951
      3387 8977 3390 8977 3390 8993 3382 8993
      3381 9013 3372 9014 3374 9025 3369 9028

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818 am CST Thu Feb 22 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Tallahatchie river near Swan Lake
* from Thursday February 22 until further notice.
* At 7 am Thursday the stage was 25.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Maximum forecast stage of 27.5 feet on Saturday February 24.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* Forecast to rise above flood stage by Thursday February 22 and
continue to rise to near 27.5 feet by Saturday February 24.
* At 28.0 feet... flooding is occurring on farmland near the river.


Lat... Lon 3398 9046 3390 9033 3389 9005 3381 9002
      3381 9046




818 am CST Thu Feb 22 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Tallahatchie river at Locopolis
* from Thursday February 22 until Monday February 26.
* At 7 am Thursday the stage was 32.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Maximum forecast stage of 33.5 feet on Friday February 23.
* Flood stage is 33.0 feet.
* Forecast to rise above flood stage by Thursday February 22 and
continue to rise to near 33.5 feet by Friday February 23.The river
will fall below flood stage by Monday February 26.
* At 34.0 feet... widespread farmland flooding in Quitman and
Tallahatchie counties


Lat... Lon 3408 9046 3401 9021 3406 9005 3389 9005
      3390 9033 3398 9046




Areal Flood Watch

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

Expires 7:00 PM EST on February 22, 2018


... Flood Watch now in effect until 6 PM CST this evening...

The Flood Watch is now in effect for

* a portion of north Mississippi, including the following areas,
Lafayette, Tallahatchie, Union, and Yalobusha.

* Until 6 PM CST this evening

* heavy rainfall is expected across portions of north Mississippi.
Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are possible on top
of the 3 to 5 inches that fell this morning.


* 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.





Areal Flood Watch

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

Expires 7:00 PM EST on February 22, 2018


... Flood Watch now in effect until 6 PM CST this evening...

The Flood Watch is now in effect for

* a portion of north Mississippi, including the following areas,
Lafayette, Tallahatchie, Union, and Yalobusha.

* Until 6 PM CST this evening

* heavy rainfall is expected across portions of north Mississippi.
Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are possible on top
of the 3 to 5 inches that fell this morning.


* 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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