- Flood Watch issued February 24 at 7:52PM CST by NWS
- Effective: 10:25 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018
- Expires: 3:15 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018
...The potential for Flooding will continue across much of the
Midsouth Through Late Tonight...
.A low pressure system will interact with deep moisture to
produce showers and thunderstorms across the Midsouth through
late tonight. Some thunderstorms may be severe. Rainfall of 2 to
5 inches will be possible, mainly north of Interstate 40. This
additional rainfall on saturated soils will result in additional
run-off into rivers that are already running high from recent
rainfall. Widespread flooding of rural lowlands and poor drainage
urban areas is also anticipated.
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST SUNDAY...
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, Alcorn, Benton, Coahoma,
DeSoto, Marshall, Panola, Quitman, Tate, Tippah, and Tunica.
In Southeast Missouri, Dunklin and 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
* Until 6 AM CST Sunday
* Additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are possible
through early Sunday morning, with highest amounts expected
north of Interstate 40.
* Runoff from heavy rainfall may result in rapid rises in river,
stream, and creek levels. Widespread rural lowland flooding is
possible and poor drainage urban areas may experience street
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