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Flood Warning
Issued: 11:04 AM CST Feb. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the right hand chute Little River at Rivervale
* from Friday February 23 until further notice.
* At 10 am Wednesday the stage was 4.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Maximum forecast stage of 12.0 feet on Saturday February 24.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast to rise above flood stage by Friday February 23 and
continue to rise to near 12.0 feet by Saturday February 24.
* At 12.0 feet... evacuations may be necessary for some areas inside
the main levee system due to access problems. Field flooding is
widespread.


Lat... Lon 3586 9014 3585 9012 3579 9012 3561 9039
      3568 9038




Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 3:33 PM CST Feb. 21, 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

* heavy rainfall is expected across much of the mid-south.
Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are possible, with localized
higher amounts. Another round of heavy rainfall is expected
Friday through Saturday night.

* 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
Issued: 3:33 PM CST Feb. 21, 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

* heavy rainfall is expected across much of the mid-south.
Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are possible, with localized
higher amounts. Another round of heavy rainfall is expected
Friday through Saturday night.

* 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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