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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 3:13 AM CST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Chickasaw County in northeastern Mississippi...
Calhoun County in northeastern Mississippi...
Pontotoc County in northeastern Mississippi...
southern Itawamba County in northeastern Mississippi...
southern Lee County in northeastern Mississippi...
Monroe County in northeastern Mississippi...

* until 915 am CST Saturday.

* At 312 am CST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain that will cause
flooding. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Tupelo, Amory, Pontotoc, Aberdeen, Fulton, Houston, Verona,
Okolona, trace State Park, Tombigbee State Park, Bruce, Calhoun
City, Shannon, Vardaman, Plantersville, Derma, Smithville, Tremont,
Pittsboro and Slate Springs.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

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


Lat... Lon 3367 8849 3368 8872 3381 8872 3381 8893
      3375 8893 3375 8903 3374 8904 3372 8919
      3372 8951 3416 8951 3416 8924 3427 8924
      3426 8818 3375 8825 3374 8833 3368 8837
      3369 8839 3367 8842 3365 8851




225 am CST Sat Feb 23 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Tombigbee river near Amory
* until further notice.
* At 02 am Saturday the stage was 31.2 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Maximum forecast stage of 32.7 feet on Sunday February 24.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* The river rose above flood stage Tuesday February 19 and will
continue rising to near 32.7 feet by Sunday February 24 then begin
falling.
* At 33.0 feet... water is covering Highway 278 west of Amory.


Lat... Lon 3406 8857 3399 8852 3393 8854 3394 8856
      3402 8858




222 am CST Sat Feb 23 2019

The National Weather Service in Memphis TN has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Tombigbee river at Bigbee
* until further notice.
* At 01 am Saturday the stage was... 25.1 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Maximum forecast stage of 26.8 feet on Sunday February 24.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* The river rose above flood stage Tuesday February 19 and will
continue rising to near 26.8 feet by Sunday February 24 then begin
falling.


Lat... Lon 3409 8852 3409 8840 3399 8852 3406 8857





932 PM CST Fri Feb 22 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Buttahatchie river near Aberdeen
* until further notice.
* At 8 PM Friday the stage was 17.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Maximum forecast stage of 17.8 feet on Sunday February 24.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* The river rose above flood stage Tuesday February 19 and will
continue rising to near 17.8 feet by Sunday February 24 then begin
falling.
* At 18.0 feet... water is flowing over airbase Road on the West Bank
of the river


Lat... Lon 3409 8829 3409 8821 3373 8826 3365 8843
      3370 8844 3375 8839




931 PM CST Fri Feb 22 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the tenn-Tom waterway at Aberdeen l & d
* from Saturday February 23 until Sunday February 24.
* At 8 PM Friday the stage was 181.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Maximum forecast stage of 188.8 feet on Sunday February 24.
* Flood stage is 188.0 feet.
* At 188.5 feet... water begins to enter a few houses and under many
outbuildings and trailers.


Lat... Lon 3385 8856 3385 8854 3383 8853 3384 8848
      3370 8844 3370 8855




Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:23 AM CST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of east Arkansas, north Mississippi, southeast
Missouri, and west Tennessee, including the following areas,
in east Arkansas, Crittenden, cross, Lee, Mississippi,
Phillips, and St. Francis. In north Mississippi, Alcorn,
Benton, Calhoun, Chickasaw, Coahoma, DeSoto, Itawamba,
Lafayette, Lee, Marshall, Monroe, Panola, Pontotoc, Prentiss,
Quitman, Tallahatchie, Tate, Tippah, Tishomingo, Tunica,
Union, and Yalobusha. In southeast Missouri, 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 this evening

* an additional 1 to 3 inches of rainfall is expected across the
watch area with isolated higher amounts.

* Street flooding will be a hazard for motorists. Low-lying and
poor drainage areas will be at risk for flash flooding, as
well as small streams.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.




Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:23 AM CST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of east Arkansas, north Mississippi, southeast
Missouri, and west Tennessee, including the following areas,
in east Arkansas, Crittenden, cross, Lee, Mississippi,
Phillips, and St. Francis. In north Mississippi, Alcorn,
Benton, Calhoun, Chickasaw, Coahoma, DeSoto, Itawamba,
Lafayette, Lee, Marshall, Monroe, Panola, Pontotoc, Prentiss,
Quitman, Tallahatchie, Tate, Tippah, Tishomingo, Tunica,
Union, and Yalobusha. In southeast Missouri, 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 this evening

* an additional 1 to 3 inches of rainfall is expected across the
watch area with isolated higher amounts.

* Street flooding will be a hazard for motorists. Low-lying and
poor drainage areas will be at risk for flash flooding, as
well as small streams.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.




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