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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Jackson MS
1027 PM CST Fri Feb 22 2019

...ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED FOR
NORTHERN PORTIONS OF THE ARKLAMISS...

.Several rounds of additional heavy rain will fall across the
area through Saturday evening. Given the saturated ground
conditions, additional heavy rainfall will easily result in
additional flash flooding for much of the watch area.

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Ashley-Chicot-Morehouse-West Carroll-East Carroll-Richland-
Bolivar-Sunflower-Leflore-Grenada-Carroll-Montgomery-Webster-Clay-
Lowndes-Choctaw-Oktibbeha-Washington-Humphreys-Holmes-Attala-
Winston-Noxubee-Issaquena-Sharkey-Yazoo-
Including the cities of Crossett, North Crossett, Hamburg,
West Crossett, Dermott, Lake Village, Eudora, Bastrop, Oak Grove,
Epps, Lake Providence, Rayville, Delhi, Cleveland, Indianola,
Ruleville, Greenwood, Grenada, Vaiden, North Carrollton,
Carrollton, Winona, Eupora, Maben, Mathiston, West Point,
Columbus, Ackerman, Weir, Starkville, Greenville, Belzoni, Isola,
Durant, Tchula, Lexington, Pickens, Goodman, Kosciusko,
Louisville, Macon, Brooksville, Mayersville, Rolling Fork,
Anguilla, and Yazoo City
1027 PM CST Fri Feb 22 2019

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

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, Morehouse, Richland and West Carroll. In Mississippi,
Attala, Bolivar, Carroll, Choctaw, Clay, Grenada, Holmes,
Humphreys, Issaquena, Leflore, Lowndes, Montgomery, Noxubee,
Oktibbeha, Sharkey, Sunflower, Washington, Webster, Winston
and Yazoo.

* Through Saturday evening

* Additional rainfall amounts of two to three inches are
expected, with locally higher amounts of up to 7 inches
possible, especially over northern portions of the ArkLaMiss
Delta region. This is on top of already saturated ground.

* The flooding of roads, low lying areas, and areas with poor
drainage is expected. Road closures and threats to structures
will occur in some locations. Area rivers and streams may rise
to levels not seen in decades. If encountering flooded roads,
remember to turn around, don't drown and be especially
cautious at night.

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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