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Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 8:42 PM CST Feb. 21, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Helena
* until Sunday March 10.
* At 8 PM Thursday the stage was 44.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Maximum forecast stage of 47.5 feet on Sunday March 3.
* Flood stage is 44.0 feet.
* The river rose above flood stage Thursday February 21 and will
continue rising to near 47.5 feet by Sunday March 3. The river
will fall below flood stage Sunday March 10.
* 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




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.