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Flood Warning
Issued: 10:24 AM CST Feb. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Coldwater river at Marks
* from Thursday February 22 until further notice.
* At 10 am Wednesday the stage was 37.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Maximum forecast stage of 40.0 feet on Friday February 23.
* Flood stage is 39.0 feet.
* Forecast to rise above flood stage by Thursday February 22 and
continue to rise to near 40.0 feet by Saturday February 24.
* At 40.0 feet... extensive flooding around Marks and in northern
Quitman County


Lat... Lon 3452 9042 3452 9013 3437 9007 3421 9010
      3421 9046 3443 9045




1011 am CST Wed Feb 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Tallahatchie river near Lambert
* from Thursday February 22 until further notice.
* At 8 am Wednesday the stage was 31.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Maximum forecast stage of 33.0 feet on Friday February 23.
* Flood stage is 32.0 feet.
* Forecast to rise above flood stage by Thursday February 22 and
continue to rise to near 33.0 feet by Friday February 23.
* At 33.5 feet... flooding is occurring around Marks and Lambert.


Lat... Lon 3421 9046 3421 9010 3416 9013 3404 9013
      3401 9021 3408 9046




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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