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Flood Warning
Issued: 9:10 PM CST Feb. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

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




910 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Tiptonville
* from Sunday February 25 until Thursday March 08.
* At 08 PM Wednesday the stage was 31.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Maximum forecast stage of 39.5 feet on Friday March 02.
* Flood stage is 37.0 feet.
* Forecast to rise above flood stage by Sunday February 25 and
continue to rise to near 39.5 feet by Friday March 02.The river
will fall below flood stage by Thursday March 08.
* At 40.0 feet... in Tennessee, long sections of Tiptonville Ferry
Road are flooded.


Lat... Lon 3650 8957 3650 8938 3623 8948 3623 8977





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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