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Flood Warning
Issued: 2:40 AM CST Feb. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Buttahatchie river near Aberdeen
* until further notice.
* At 01 am Friday the stage was 18.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* The river will hold steady near 18 feet through Saturday February 23.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* At 18.0 feet... water is flowing over airbase Road on the West Bank
of the river


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      3370 8844 3375 8839



240 am CST Fri Feb 22 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Tombigbee river near Amory
* until further notice.
* At 02 am Friday the stage was 26.4 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Maximum forecast stage of 31.4 feet on Saturday February 23.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* The river rose above flood stage Tuesday February 19 and will
continue rising to near 31.4 feet by Saturday February 23 then
begin falling.
* At 30.0 feet... Highway 6 between Amory and Bigbee is flooded.


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234 am CST Fri Feb 22 2019

The National Weather Service in Memphis TN has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Tombigbee river at Bigbee
* until further notice.
* At 01 am Friday the stage was... 20.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Maximum forecast stage of 25.6 feet on Saturday February 23.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* The river rose above flood stage Tuesday February 19 and will
continue rising to near 25.6 feet by Saturday February 23 then
begin falling.
At 24.0 feet, extensive flooding is occurring around the community of
Bigbee. Evacuations will be neccessary..


Lat... Lon 3409 8852 3409 8840 3399 8852 3406 8857





Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:54 AM 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 5 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.




Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:54 AM 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 5 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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