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Flood Warning
Issued: 8:15 PM CST Feb. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Helena
* from Thursday February 21 until Saturday March 9.
* At 08 PM Wednesday the stage was 43.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Maximum forecast stage of 47.0 feet on Saturday March 2.
* Flood stage is 44.0 feet.
* Forecast to rise above flood stage by Thursday February 21 and
continue to rise to near 47.0 feet by Saturday March 2.The river
will fall below flood stage by Saturday March 9.
* At 47.0 feet... in Mississippi, almost all of island number 67 is
covered by water.


Lat... Lon 3455 9070 3455 9059 3450 9051 3412 9066
      3413 9107




814 PM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Tunica Riverpark
* until further notice.
* At 7 PM Wednesday the stage was 47.1 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring.
* Maximum forecast stage of 50.5 feet on Thursday February 28.
* Flood stage is 41.0 feet.
* The river rose above flood stage Tuesday February 12 and will
continue rising to near 50.5 feet by Thursday February 28 then
begin falling.
* At 51.0 feet... in Mississippi, peepers and Doris streets are mostly
flooded. Bluebird trail is flooding. Nel-win and Lakeview camps are
completely flooded. Fields at Ashley Point and Diamond Woods are
covered.


Lat... Lon 3491 9062 3491 9022 3480 9034 3450 9051
      3455 9059 3476 9074



Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 4:48 AM CST Feb. 21, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from noon CST today
through Saturday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of east Arkansas, north Mississippi, and west
Tennessee, including the following areas, in east Arkansas,
Crittenden, cross, Lee, 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 west Tennessee,
Benton, Carroll, Chester, Crockett, Decatur, Fayette, Gibson,
Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, Madison, McNairy,
Shelby, and Tipton.

* From noon CST today through Saturday evening

* an additional 2 to 4 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: 4:48 AM CST Feb. 21, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from noon CST today
through Saturday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of east Arkansas, north Mississippi, and west
Tennessee, including the following areas, in east Arkansas,
Crittenden, cross, Lee, 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 west Tennessee,
Benton, Carroll, Chester, Crockett, Decatur, Fayette, Gibson,
Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, Madison, McNairy,
Shelby, and Tipton.

* From noon CST today through Saturday evening

* an additional 2 to 4 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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