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Areal Flood Watch, Flood Advisory
Issued: 5:53 PM CST Feb. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... 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.

* Rainfall amounts of 2 to 5 inches are possible through Saturday
night, with highest amounts expected north of Interstate 40.

* Runoff from heavy rainfall may result in rapid rises in river,
stream, and creek levels. Widespread rural 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.



Pwb



932 am CST Thu Feb 22 2018

The National Weather Service in Little Rock has issued a
* flood advisory for
the Black River at Pocahontas.
* Until Friday evening.
* At 9:00 am Thursday the stage was 11.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near 16.0 feet Saturday evening.
However additional rainfall is expected this weekend which could
push the crest higher. Continue to monitor latest forecasts for
any updates. If the river is expected to go above flood stage, this
advisory will be upgraded to a Flood Warning.





             Fld observed forecast 6 am crest
location stg stg day time Fri Sat sun crest time date

Black River
Pocahontas 17 11.4 Thu 09 am 12.6 14.7 16.0 16.0 06 PM 02/24




Lat... Lon 3612 9115 3625 9106 3630 9095 3620 9089
3617 9098 3610 9101




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Areal Flood Watch, Flood Advisory
Issued: 5:53 PM CST Feb. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... 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.

* Rainfall amounts of 2 to 5 inches are possible through Saturday
night, with highest amounts expected north of Interstate 40.

* Runoff from heavy rainfall may result in rapid rises in river,
stream, and creek levels. Widespread rural 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.



Pwb



932 am CST Thu Feb 22 2018

The National Weather Service in Little Rock has issued a
* flood advisory for
the Black River at Pocahontas.
* Until Friday evening.
* At 9:00 am Thursday the stage was 11.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near 16.0 feet Saturday evening.
However additional rainfall is expected this weekend which could
push the crest higher. Continue to monitor latest forecasts for
any updates. If the river is expected to go above flood stage, this
advisory will be upgraded to a Flood Warning.





             Fld observed forecast 6 am crest
location stg stg day time Fri Sat sun crest time date

Black River
Pocahontas 17 11.4 Thu 09 am 12.6 14.7 16.0 16.0 06 PM 02/24




Lat... Lon 3612 9115 3625 9106 3630 9095 3620 9089
3617 9098 3610 9101




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