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Flood Warning
Issued: 9:02 PM CST Feb. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Osceola
* until Saturday March 09.
* At 08 PM Monday the stage was 34.5 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Maximum forecast stage of 37.5 feet on Tuesday February 26.
* Flood stage is 28.0 feet.
* The river rose above flood stage Monday February 11 and will
continue rising to near 37.5 feet by Tuesday February 26. The river
will fall below flood stage Saturday March 09.
* At 38.0 feet... in Tennessee, homesteads between Johnston Road and
Sunk Lake Road on Highway 19 west are flooding. House at south end
of Oscar Griggs Road is flooding. Ashport is flooding. Flooding is
occurring near the north end of Sunk Lake Road. Settlement between
Coker Slough and Highway 19 is flooded. Water is overflowing The
Farm Headquarters just north of the Sunk Lake Road and Long Hole
Road Junction.


Lat... Lon 3582 8996 3582 8956 3560 8979 3539 8995
      3539 9025




902 PM CST Mon Feb 18 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Caruthersville
* until Friday March 08.
* At 08 PM Monday the stage was 38.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Maximum forecast stage of 40.0 feet on Monday February 25.
* Flood stage is 32.0 feet.
* The river rose above flood stage Sunday February 10 and will
continue rising to near 40.0 feet by Monday February 25. The river
will fall below flood stage Friday March 08.
* At 40.0 feet... in Tennessee, Highway 88 is flooded at many places.
Backwater coming up the Obion and Forked Deer rivers has flooded
most unprotected land in western Dyer County and the north bottom
of Lauderdale County. Backwater has reached Miston, Finley, and
Four Points. Backwater has mearly reached Lennox, Richmond Road,
and Paw Paw Ridge. Parker Road in Lake County is flooded. In
Arkansas, Road to the grain terminal east Blytheville is flooded.
Fields inside the levee are flooded in pemiscott County, Missouri.


Lat... Lon 3623 8977 3623 8948 3606 8950 3595 8948
      3582 8956 3582 8985




902 PM CST Mon Feb 18 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the right hand chute Little River at Rivervale
* until further notice.
* At 08 PM Monday the stage was 12.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* The river rose above flood stage Wednesday February 13 and will
continue rising to near 12.5 feet by Saturday February 23.
Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* At 13.0 feet... several thousand acres of unprotected crop land is
flooded, and several roads inside the levee system are covered by
flood water.


Lat... Lon 3586 9014 3585 9012 3579 9012 3561 9039
      3568 9038




Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 9:18 PM CST Feb. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from Tuesday afternoon
through late Wednesday night...

The Flash 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,
Lee, Mississippi, Phillips, Poinsett, 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, 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 Weakley.

* From Tuesday afternoon through late Wednesday night

* 4 to 8 inches of rain is expected across most of the mid-south.

* Street flooding will be a hazard for travelers. 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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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 9:18 PM CST Feb. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from Tuesday afternoon
through late Wednesday night...

The Flash 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,
Lee, Mississippi, Phillips, Poinsett, 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, 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 Weakley.

* From Tuesday afternoon through late Wednesday night

* 4 to 8 inches of rain is expected across most of the mid-south.

* Street flooding will be a hazard for travelers. 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.



Krm