St. Francis Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

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

The Flood Warning continues for
the L'Anguille river at Palestine
* until further notice.
* At 08 PM Monday the stage was 25.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* The river rose above flood stage Tuesday February 12 and will
continue rising to near 26.0 feet by Saturday February 23.
Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* At 26.0 feet... flooding is occurring in low lying farm land near
the river.


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




902 PM CST Mon Feb 18 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the St Francis river diversion ditch at Madison
* until further notice.
* At 08 PM Monday the stage was 33.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Maximum forecast stage of 34.5 feet on Friday February 22.
* Flood stage is 32.0 feet.
* The river rose above flood stage Sunday February 17 and will
continue rising to near 34.5 feet by Friday February 22 then begin
falling.
* At 35.0 feet... homes and numerous secondary roads are threatened.


Lat... Lon 3529 9071 3527 9060 3491 9062 3476 9074
      3479 9081 3499 9075




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