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Flood Warning
Issued: 9:13 PM 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 09 PM Wednesday the stage was 5.8 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




910 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Osceola
* from Sunday February 25 until Saturday March 10.
* At 08 PM Wednesday the stage was 24.7 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Maximum forecast stage of 33.0 feet on Sunday March 04.
* Flood stage is 28.0 feet.
* Forecast to rise above flood stage by Sunday February 25 and
continue to rise to near 33.0 feet by Sunday March 04.The river
will fall below flood stage by Saturday March 10.
* At 33.0 feet... in Tennessee, settlement on Crawford Road east north
of Fort Pillow is beginning to flood. Jack Rabbit Road is flooded.
West leg of Crutcher Lake Road is flooding stopping evacuations.
Most homesteads along cold Creek Road are flooded. In Arkansas,
Highway 120 is covering up.


Lat... Lon 3582 8996 3582 8956 3560 8979 3539 8995
      3539 9025




910 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Caruthersville
* from Saturday February 24 until Friday March 09.
* At 08 PM Wednesday the stage was 29.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Maximum forecast stage of 37.0 feet on Saturday March 03.
* Flood stage is 32.0 feet.
* Forecast to rise above flood stage by Saturday February 24 and
continue to rise to near 37.0 feet by Saturday March 03.The river
will fall below flood stage by Friday March 09.
* At 37.0 feet... in Missouri, grounds at the casino at Caruthersville
are beginning to flood. Farmstead southeast of Cottonwood Point is
getting water on it. In Arkansas, the elevator near Huffman is
flooding. Much of Hickman Landing is covered. In Tennessee, Heloise
and the east leg of miss Kelly loop is flooding.


Lat... Lon 3623 8977 3623 8948 3606 8950 3595 8948
      3582 8956 3582 8985




Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 2:42 AM 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

* 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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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 2:42 AM 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

* 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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