New Madrid Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 11:17 AM CDT Apr. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at New Madrid
* until further notice.
* At 11:00 am Thursday the stage was 33.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 34.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by this evening and continue to
rise to near 35.5 feet by Thursday morning. Additional rises are
possible thereafter.
* Impact... at 34.0 feet... minor flooding occurs affecting mainly
bottomland and surrounding low lying areas.


Lat... Lon 3662 8962 3669 8927 3651 8918 3650 8935
      3648 8935 3648 8964


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841 PM CDT Wed Apr 17 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Tiptonville
* from Monday April 22 until Sunday April 28.
* At 7 PM Wednesday the stage was 35.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Maximum forecast stage of 37.5 feet on Thursday April 25.
* Flood stage is 37.0 feet.
* Forecast to rise above flood stage by Monday April 22 and continue
to rise to near 37.5 feet by Thursday April 25.The river will fall
below flood stage by Sunday April 28.
* At 39.0 feet... in Tennessee, water begins to go over Tiptonville
Ferry Road, Barr Road, and The Farm land east of the Tiptonville
Ferry Road.


Lat... Lon 3650 8957 3650 8938 3623 8948 3623 8977





Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 4:00 AM CDT Apr. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch in effect from 7 am CDT this morning through
Friday morning...

The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of southern Illinois, southwest
Indiana, western Kentucky, and southeast Missouri, including
the following areas, in southern Illinois, Alexander, Edwards,
Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Jefferson,
Johnson, Massac, Perry IL, Pope, Pulaski, Saline, Union,
Wabash, Wayne IL, white, and Williamson. In southwest Indiana,
Gibson, Pike, Posey, Spencer, Vanderburgh, and Warrick. In
western Kentucky, Ballard, Caldwell, Calloway, Carlisle,
Crittenden, Daviess, Fulton, Graves, Henderson, Hickman,
Hopkins, Livingston, Lyon, Marshall, McCracken, McLean, Trigg,
Union KY, and Webster. In southeast Missouri, Bollinger,
Butler, Cape Girardeau, Carter, Mississippi, New Madrid, Perry
MO, Ripley, Scott, Stoddard, and Wayne MO.

* From 7 am CDT this morning through Friday morning

* a couple rounds of showers and scattered thunderstorms will
impact the Heartland through tonight. Rainfall totals of 2 to 3
inches should be widespread across much of the area. Locally
higher amounts up to 4 inches are possible.

* Rains of this magnitude in a short period of time may result in
flooding of low lying and poor drainage areas. Flash flooding is
also possible in locations that receive locally heavier rain
associated with thunderstorms.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.



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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 4:00 AM CDT Apr. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch in effect from 7 am CDT this morning through
Friday morning...

The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of southern Illinois, southwest
Indiana, western Kentucky, and southeast Missouri, including
the following areas, in southern Illinois, Alexander, Edwards,
Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Jefferson,
Johnson, Massac, Perry IL, Pope, Pulaski, Saline, Union,
Wabash, Wayne IL, white, and Williamson. In southwest Indiana,
Gibson, Pike, Posey, Spencer, Vanderburgh, and Warrick. In
western Kentucky, Ballard, Caldwell, Calloway, Carlisle,
Crittenden, Daviess, Fulton, Graves, Henderson, Hickman,
Hopkins, Livingston, Lyon, Marshall, McCracken, McLean, Trigg,
Union KY, and Webster. In southeast Missouri, Bollinger,
Butler, Cape Girardeau, Carter, Mississippi, New Madrid, Perry
MO, Ripley, Scott, Stoddard, and Wayne MO.

* From 7 am CDT this morning through Friday morning

* a couple rounds of showers and scattered thunderstorms will
impact the Heartland through tonight. Rainfall totals of 2 to 3
inches should be widespread across much of the area. Locally
higher amounts up to 4 inches are possible.

* Rains of this magnitude in a short period of time may result in
flooding of low lying and poor drainage areas. Flash flooding is
also possible in locations that receive locally heavier rain
associated with thunderstorms.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.



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