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Flood Warning
Issued: 2:24 PM CST Feb. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Helena
* until further notice.
* At 2 PM Friday the stage was 44.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Maximum forecast stage of 49.0 feet on Saturday March 9.
* Flood stage is 44.0 feet.
* The river rose above flood stage Thursday February 21 and will
continue rising to near 49.0 feet by Saturday March 9 then begin
falling.
* At 48.0 feet... in Mississippi, places on the southeast side of
DeSoto Lake are being covered.


Lat... Lon 3455 9070 3455 9059 3450 9051 3412 9066
      3413 9107



224 PM CST Fri Feb 22 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Tunica Riverpark
* until further notice.
* At 1 PM Friday the stage was 48.2 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Maximum forecast stage of 52.5 feet on Thursday March 7.
* Flood stage is 41.0 feet.
* The river rose above flood stage and will continue rising to near
52.5 feet by Monday March 04 then begin falling.
* At 53.0 feet... in Tunica County, Mississippi, lucky Lane is
flooded. Bordeaux Camp is all flooded.


Lat... Lon 3491 9062 3491 9022 3480 9034 3450 9051
      3455 9059 3476 9074




831 am CST Fri Feb 22 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the L'Anguille river at Palestine
* until further notice.
* At 7 am Friday the stage was 27.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* The river rose above flood stage and will continue rising to near
28.5 feet by Monday February 25. Additional rises may be possible
thereafter.
* At 29.0 feet... numerous roads and bridges are flooded and
evacuations may be necessary due to access problems.


Lat... Lon 3515 9100 3515 9073 3500 9075 3479 9081
      3491 9101



Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 2:33 PM CST Feb. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Saturday evening...

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
Weakley.

* 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.

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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Wind Advisory
Issued: 2:26 PM CST Feb. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect from 10 am Saturday to midnight CST
Saturday night...

The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 10 am Saturday to midnight CST
Saturday night.

* Winds... south to southwest at 15-25 mph... with gusts to 40 mph.

* Timing... from 10am CST Saturday morning to midnight CST.

* Impacts... fallen trees from saturated soils will likely down
power lines causing power outages. Travel may become
hazardous... especially for high profile vehicles.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 25 mph or greater
are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult,
especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.



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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 2:33 PM CST Feb. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Saturday evening...

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
Weakley.

* 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.

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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