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Flood Warning
Issued: 8:14 PM CST Feb. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Memphis
* until Sunday March 10.
* At 08 PM Wednesday the stage was 35.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Maximum forecast stage of 39.0 feet on Thursday February 28.
* Flood stage is 34.0 feet.
* The river rose above flood stage Tuesday February 19 and will
continue rising to near 39.0 feet by Thursday February 28. The
river will fall below flood stage Sunday March 10.
* At 40.0 feet... in Tennessee, homesteads on Robinson Crusoe Island
are flooding. There is extensive backwater flooding along the Wolf
and loosahatchie rivers in western Shelby County. Refinery docks
are beginning to flood.


Lat... Lon 3539 9025 3539 8995 3533 9005 3513 9004
      3491 9008 3491 9041



Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:34 PM CST Feb. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch in effect from Thursday afternoon through
Saturday evening...

The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch 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 Thursday afternoon 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: 3:34 PM CST Feb. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch in effect from Thursday afternoon through
Saturday evening...

The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch 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 Thursday afternoon 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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