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Flood Watch issued May 03 at 3:43PM CDT until May 03 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 3:43 p.m. on Friday, May 3, 2013
Expires: 7 p.m. on Friday, May 3, 2013

...FLOODING OF SMALL STREAMS AND RIVERS WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER
EAST AND NORTHEAST ARKANSAS...THE MISSOURI BOOTHEEL...NORTHWEST
MISSISSIPPI...AND EXTREME WEST TENNESSEE...
.A COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO PUSH EAST OF THE MID SOUTH TONIGHT.
THIS FRONT COMBINED WITH A STRONG UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM
MOVING INTO THE REGION WILL RESULT IN HEAVY RAIN ACROSS MUCH OF
THE MID SOUTH THROUGH EARLY EVENING. AN ADDITIONAL ONE TO PERHAPS
TWO INCHES OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE WATCH AREA WHICH WHEN
COMBINED WITH ALREADY HIGH RIVER LEVELS MAY LIKELY LEAD TO
FLOODING.
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...
THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR
* PORTIONS OF EAST ARKANSAS...NORTH MISSISSIPPI...SOUTHEAST
MISSOURI AND WEST TENNESSEE...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
IN EAST ARKANSAS...CLAY...CRAIGHEAD...CRITTENDEN...CROSS...
GREENE...LAWRENCE...LEE...MISSISSIPPI...PHILLIPS...POINSETT...
RANDOLPH AND ST. FRANCIS. IN NORTH MISSISSIPPI...COAHOMA...
DESOTO...PANOLA...QUITMAN...TALLAHATCHIE...TATE...TUNICA AND
YALOBUSHA. IN SOUTHEAST MISSOURI...DUNKLIN AND PEMISCOT. IN
WEST TENNESSEE...DYER...LAKE...LAUDERDALE...OBION...SHELBY AND
TIPTON.
* UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
* HEAVY RAINFALL WILL OCCUR IN AREAS WHERE RIVER LEVELS ARE
ALREADY NEARING FLOOD STAGE. ONE TO THREE INCHES OF ADDITIONAL
RAIN IS EXPECTED. THIS ADDITIONAL RAINFALL WILL LIKELY LEAD TO
FLOODING OF SMALL STREAMS AND RIVERS.

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