Weather

County,
Flash Flood Watch issued May 24 at 3:30PM CDT until May 26 at 7:00AM CDT by NWS
Effective: 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 24, 2015
Expires: 7 a.m. on Tuesday, May 26, 2015

...FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE MONDAY OVER EAST ARKANSAS AND THE
MISSOURI BOOTHEEL...
.A STRONG UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL APPROACH THE MID-SOUTH
MONDAY AND MOVE THROUGH THE REGION MONDAY NIGHT. THUNDERSTORMS ARE
EXPECTED TO DEVELOP MOVE ACROSS THE REGION AHEAD OF THIS
DISTURBANCE. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED MAINLY OVER AREAS
WEST OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER. THESE AREAS MAY ALSO EXPERIENCE
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL TONIGHT SO THE RAINFALL ON MONDAY MAY
PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING.
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEMPHIS HAS ISSUED A
* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF EAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST
MISSOURI...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN EAST ARKANSAS...
CLAY...CRAIGHEAD...CRITTENDEN...CROSS...GREENE...LAWRENCE...
LEE...MISSISSIPPI...PHILLIPS...POINSETT...RANDOLPH AND ST.
FRANCIS. IN SOUTHEAST MISSOURI...DUNKLIN AND PEMISCOT.
* FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING
* RAINFALL TOTALS OF 2 TO 3 INCHES ARE EXPECTED IN THE WATCH
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING WITH LOCALLY HEAVIER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.
* HEAVY RAINFALL MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. HEAVY RAINS IN
SHORT PERIODS OF TIME WILL RESULT IN QUICK RISES IN WATER
LEVELS ALONG AREA CREEKS AND SMALL RIVERS. THIS WILL ALSO
RESULT IN FLOODED ROADWAYS AND LOW WATER CROSSINGS IN AREAS
THAT RECEIVE FLASH FLOODING.

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