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WWUS74 KMEG 230934
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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Memphis TN
334 AM CST Sat Feb 23 2019

...Gusty Winds to Develop Today...

South winds will increase today in advance of a deep low pressure
system over the central plains. Winds will become southwesterly
late this afternoon into early evening, following the passage of a
thunderstorm squall line. Today's Wind Advisory has been issued
for strong environmental winds not associated with thunderstorms.


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008-010>013-020-021-TNZ001>004-019>021-048>052-088>090-232215-

Clay-Greene-Craighead-Poinsett-Mississippi-Cross-Crittenden-
St. Francis-Lee AR-Phillips-Dunklin-Pemiscot-DeSoto-Marshall-
Benton MS-Tunica-Tate-Coahoma-Quitman-Panola-Lafayette-
Tallahatchie-Yalobusha-Lake-Obion-Weakley-Henry-Dyer-Gibson-
Carroll-Lauderdale-Tipton-Haywood-Crockett-Madison-Shelby-Fayette-
Hardeman-
Including the cities of Piggott, Corning, Paragould, Jonesboro,
Harrisburg, Blytheville, Wynne, West Memphis, Forrest City,
Marianna, Helena, West Helena, Kennett, Caruthersville,
Southaven, Olive Branch, Holly Springs, Ashland, Tunica,
Senatobia, Clarksdale, Marks, Batesville, Oxford, Charleston,
Water Valley, Coffeeville, Tiptonville, Union City, Martin,
Dresden, Paris, Dyersburg, Humboldt, Milan, Huntingdon,
Ripley TN, Covington, Brownsville, Alamo, Jackson, Bartlett,
Germantown, Collierville, Memphis, Millington, Somerville,
Oakland, and Bolivar
334 AM CST Sat Feb 23 2019

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO
MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...

* WINDS...south to southwest at 15-25 mph, with gusts to 40 mph.

* TIMING...from 10 AM CST Saturday morning to Midnight CST.

* IMPACTS...fallen trees from saturated soils will likely down
power lines causing power outages. Travel may become
hazardous...especially for high profile vehicles.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 25 mph or greater
are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult,
especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

&&

WGUS84 KMEG 230218
FLSMEG
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Memphis TN
818 PM CST Fri Feb 22 2019

The Flood Warning continues for the Saint Francis River.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A followup Flood Statement will be issued Saturday or sooner if
conditions warrant.

For graphical river and flood information...please go to
www.weather.gov and click near Memphis on the map, then select Rivers
and Lakes.

Do not drive through flooded areas...turn around don't drown.

Stay tuned to your weather radio and your local news media for the
latest river information.

&&

ARC021-055-MOC069-240218-


818 PM CST Fri Feb 22 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Saint Francis River near Saint Francis
* until further notice.
* At 7 PM Friday the stage was 22.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Maximum forecast stage of 23.0 feet on Sunday February 24.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* The river rose above flood stage Tuesday February 19 and will
continue rising to near 23.0 feet by Sunday February 24 then begin
falling.
* At 23.0 feet...Most low land inside the levee system is flooded.

&&

LAT...LON 3663 9014 3636 9000 3603 9028 3610 9038
3633 9018 3649 9021




WGUS84 KMEG 221431
FLSMEG
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Memphis TN
831 AM CST Fri Feb 22 2019

The Flood Warning continues for the L'anguille River...Right Hand
Chute Little River...Saint Francis River...St Francis River Diversion
Ditch.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A followup Flood Statement will be issued later today.

For graphical river and flood information...please go to
www.weather.gov and click near Memphis on the map, then select Rivers
and Lakes.

Do not drive through flooded areas...turn around don't drown.

Stay tuned to your weather radio and your local news media for the
latest river information.

&&

ARC021-055-MOC069-231431-


831 AM CST Fri Feb 22 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Saint Francis River near Saint Francis
* until further notice.
* At 8 AM Friday the stage was 22.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring AND Minor flooding is forecast.
* Maximum forecast stage of 23.0 feet on Sunday February 24.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* The river rose above flood stage Tuesday February 19 and will
continue rising to near 23.0 feet by Sunday February 24 then begin
falling.
* At 23.0 feet...Most low land inside the levee system is flooded.

&&

LAT...LON 3663 9014 3636 9000 3603 9028 3610 9038
3633 9018 3649 9021




ARC031-231431-


831 AM CST Fri Feb 22 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Saint Francis River at Lake City
* until further notice.
* At 8 AM Friday the stage was 10.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring AND Minor flooding is forecast.
* Maximum forecast stage of 11.0 feet on Sunday February 24.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* The river rose above flood stage Wednesday February 20 and will
continue rising to near 11.0 feet by Friday February 22 then begin
falling.
* At 12.0 feet...Extensive lowland flooding is occurring.

&&

LAT...LON 3610 9038 3603 9028 3588 9035 3566 9038
3566 9051 3582 9051




ARC123-231431-


831 AM CST Fri Feb 22 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the St Francis River Diversion Ditch at Madison
* until further notice.
* At 8 AM Friday the stage was 35.5 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 32.0 feet.
* The river rose above flood stage Sunday February 17 and will
continue rising to near 35.9 feet by Sunday February 24.
Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* At 36.5 feet...Flooding is occurring in the mobile home park on the
left bank of the river east of Madison.

&&

LAT...LON 3529 9071 3527 9060 3491 9062 3476 9074
3479 9081 3499 9075




ARC093-111-231431-


831 AM CST Fri Feb 22 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Right Hand Chute Little River at Rivervale
* until further notice.
* At 8 AM Friday the stage was 11.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring AND Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* The river rose above flood stage and will continue rising to near
12.5 feet by Monday February 25. Additional rises may be possible
thereafter.
* At 13.0 feet...Several thousand acres of unprotected crop land is
flooded, and several roads inside the levee system are covered by
flood water.

&&

LAT...LON 3586 9014 3585 9012 3579 9012 3561 9039
3568 9038




ARC077-123-231431-


831 AM CST Fri Feb 22 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the L'anguille River at Palestine
* until further notice.
* At 7 AM Friday the stage was 27.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring AND Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* The river rose above flood stage and will continue rising to near
28.5 feet by Monday February 25. Additional rises may be possible
thereafter.
* At 29.0 feet...Numerous roads and bridges are flooded and
evacuations may be necessary due to access problems.

&&

LAT...LON 3515 9100 3515 9073 3500 9075 3479 9081
3491 9101