Weather Alert - Yalobusha
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WGUS44 KMEG 230316

Flood Warning
National Weather Service Memphis TN
916 PM CST FRI FEB 22 2019


Lafayette MS-Yalobusha MS-Marshall MS-Tallahatchie MS-Quitman MS-
Panola MS-
916 PM CST FRI FEB 22 2019

The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Lafayette County in northwestern Mississippi...
Yalobusha County in northwestern Mississippi...
Southeastern Marshall County in northwestern Mississippi...
Tallahatchie County in northwestern Mississippi...
Eastern Quitman County in northwestern Mississippi...
Panola County in northwestern Mississippi...

* Until 1215 AM CST.

* At 915 PM CST, widespread areal flooding from earlier rainfall
will continue into the earlier morning hours. Some roads remain
closed across the warning area, especially in low-lying and poor
draining areas and near creeks and rivers. Overnight rainfall
tonight may result in additional flooding.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Oxford, Batesville, Water Valley, Charleston, George Payne State
Park, Holly Springs National Forest, John W Kyle State Park, Marks,
Sardis, Lambert, Como, Coffeeville, Crenshaw, Crowder, Webb,
Sledge, Pope, Enid, Paynes and Cambridge.


Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.


LAT...LON 3370 9030 3375 9030 3378 9017 3381 9018
3381 9038 3456 9019 3455 8966 3458 8925
3416 8925 3416 8951 3387 8951 3387 8974
3390 8977 3390 8992 3382 8993 3381 9013
3372 9014 3374 9024 3370 9027


WGUS64 KMEG 222033

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Memphis TN
233 PM CST Fri Feb 22 2019

...Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flooding Likely Through Early
Saturday Evening...

.An advancing warm front will serve as a focus for heavy rainfall
from showers and thunderstorms tonight over much of the area.
Tomorrow, showers and thunderstorms will continue in advance of a
Pacific cold frontal passage in the afternoon and early evening.
Up to 4 more inches of rain will be possible especially along and
just south of the I-40 corridor. Ongoing flooding will likely
continue across a good portion of the Midsouth through tomorrow.


Mississippi-Cross-Crittenden-St. Francis-Lee AR-Phillips-Pemiscot-
DeSoto-Marshall-Benton MS-Tippah-Alcorn-Tishomingo-Tunica-Tate-
Prentiss-Coahoma-Quitman-Panola-Lafayette-Union-Pontotoc-Lee MS-
Obion-Weakley-Henry-Dyer-Gibson-Carroll-Benton TN-Lauderdale-
Including the cities of Blytheville, Wynne, West Memphis,
Forrest City, Marianna, Helena, West Helena, Caruthersville,
Southaven, Olive Branch, Holly Springs, Ashland, Ripley MS,
Corinth, Iuka, Tunica, Senatobia, Booneville, Clarksdale, Marks,
Batesville, Oxford, New Albany, Pontotoc, Tupelo, Fulton,
Charleston, Water Valley, Coffeeville, Bruce, Calhoun City,
Houston, Okolona, Amory, Aberdeen, Tiptonville, Union City,
Martin, Dresden, Paris, Dyersburg, Humboldt, Milan, Huntingdon,
Camden, Ripley TN, Covington, Brownsville, Alamo, Jackson,
Henderson, Lexington, Parsons, Decaturville, Bartlett,
Germantown, Collierville, Memphis, Millington, Somerville,
Oakland, Bolivar, Selmer, and Savannah
233 PM CST Fri Feb 22 2019


The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of East Arkansas, North Mississippi, Southeast
Missouri, and West Tennessee, including the following areas,
in East Arkansas, Crittenden, Cross, Lee, Mississippi,
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 Southeast Missouri, 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

* 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.


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.