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Flood Warning
Issued: 8:07 PM CST Feb. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service


The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River near Greenville
* from Thursday March 08 to Tuesday March 13.
* At 7:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 37.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise above flood stage Thursday March 08
and will continue to rise to near 49.0 feet Saturday March 10. The
river will fall below flood stage Monday March 12.
* Flood history... this crest compares to a previous crest of 48.0 feet
on Mar 31 2015.
* Impact... at 48.0 feet... water begins to cover the dirt Road leading
to the farmers grain terminal facility which is north of the
Greenville bridge.
* Impact... at 45.0 feet... Lower Lake Ferguson Road is closed. Warfield
Point park is closed.
* Impact... at 44.5 feet... Road to bunge corporation grain elevators is
under water.
* Impact... at 43.5 feet... Lower Lake Ferguson Road begins to flood.
* Impact... at 42.0 feet... flooding is occurring around Lake Ferguson.



              Flood observed forecast 6 am crest
location stg stg day time Thu Fri Sat crest time date

Lower Mississippi River
Greenville 48 37.5 Wed 07 PM 37.9 38.4 39.2 49.0 06 am 03/10




Lat... Lon 3277 9123 3340 9128 3340 9105 3283 9101
      3277 9101 3278 9111






Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 12:21 AM CST Feb. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until noon CST today...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southeast Arkansas, northeast Louisiana and
Mississippi, including the following areas in southeast
Arkansas, Ashley and Chicot. In northeast Louisiana, East
Carroll, Franklin la, Madison la, Morehouse, Richland, Tensas
and West Carroll. In Mississippi, Bolivar, Humphreys,
Issaquena, Sharkey, Sunflower and Washington.

* Until noon CST today

* multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms producing heavy
rainfall could bring 3 to 5 inches of rain, with locally
higher amounts possible.

* The flooding of roads, low lying areas, and areas with poor
drainage will be possible. If encountering flooded roads,
remember to turn around, don't drown.

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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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 12:21 AM CST Feb. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until noon CST today...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southeast Arkansas, northeast Louisiana and
Mississippi, including the following areas in southeast
Arkansas, Ashley and Chicot. In northeast Louisiana, East
Carroll, Franklin la, Madison la, Morehouse, Richland, Tensas
and West Carroll. In Mississippi, Bolivar, Humphreys,
Issaquena, Sharkey, Sunflower and Washington.

* Until noon CST today

* multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms producing heavy
rainfall could bring 3 to 5 inches of rain, with locally
higher amounts possible.

* The flooding of roads, low lying areas, and areas with poor
drainage will be possible. If encountering flooded roads,
remember to turn around, don't drown.

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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