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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 12:56 AM CST Feb. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
southeastern Craighead County in eastern Arkansas...
northwestern St. Francis County in eastern Arkansas...
eastern Poinsett County in eastern Arkansas...
Mississippi County in eastern Arkansas...
northern Crittenden County in eastern Arkansas...
Cross County in eastern Arkansas...
southern Pemiscot County in southeastern Missouri...
Tipton County in southwestern Tennessee...
Dyer County in northwestern Tennessee...
western Obion County in northwestern Tennessee...
Lauderdale County in southwestern Tennessee...
Southern Lake County in northwestern Tennessee...

* until 700 am CST Friday

* at 1256 am CST, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain which will cause flooding. Up to one inch of rain has
already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Dyersburg, Blytheville, Forrest City, Covington, Ripley, Wynne,
Osceola, Caruthersville, Gosnell, Manila, Marked Tree, Earle,
Steele, Lepanto, Caraway, Luxora, Parkin, Wilson, Tyronza and
Keiser.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.


Lat... Lon 3589 8928 3588 8934 3578 8943 3560 8947
      3539 8996 3538 9007 3533 9010 3491 9107
      3529 9104 3650 8925




1136 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
southern Greene County in eastern Arkansas...
Craighead County in eastern Arkansas...
Poinsett County in eastern Arkansas...
northwestern Mississippi County in eastern Arkansas...
southeastern Lawrence County in eastern Arkansas...
northwestern Cross County in eastern Arkansas...
southern Dunklin County in southeastern Missouri...

* until 830 am CST Friday

* at 1134 PM CST, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain which will cause flooding. Doppler radar indicates 2 to
3 inches of rain has fallen over the past 3 hours, with the
highest amounts over Craighead County Arkansas. Showers and
embedded thunderstorms will have the potential to produce an
additional 1 to 2 inches over the next 9 hours.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Jonesboro, Paragould, Trumann, Manila, Harrisburg, Bono, Lake City,
Leachville, Bay, Senath, Brookland, Monette, Caraway, Crowleys
Ridge State Park, Lake Frierson State Park, Weiner, Cardwell,
Hornersville, Arbyrd and Cash.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.


Lat... Lon 3618 8997 3600 8996 3526 9104 3588 9103
      3589 9113 3593 9113



Areal Flood Watch
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.



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Areal Flood Watch
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.



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