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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 2:53 AM CDT Jun. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of east Arkansas, southeast Missouri, and west
Tennessee, including the following areas, in east Arkansas,
Clay, Craighead, Greene, Mississippi, and Poinsett. In
southeast Missouri, Dunklin and Pemiscot. In west Tennessee,
Benton, Carroll, Chester, Crockett, Decatur, Dyer, Gibson,
Haywood, Henderson, Henry, Lake, Lauderdale, Madison, Obion,
Tipton, and Weakley.

* Through this evening

* excessive rainfall from Tropical Depression Cindy.

* High rainfall rates could lead to rapid inundation of flood-
prone roadways. Sharp rises in creeks and small streams may
occur. Low-lying areas may quickly become flooded.Low lying
areas both urban and rural will be most prone to flooding.
Travelers should be aware of these threat areas and avoid them
if at all possible. In addition persons should avoid outside
activity near culverts... ditches and ravines as these have
proven deadly during flash flood events.

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.





Wind Advisory
Issued: 9:04 AM CDT Jun. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect until 4 PM CDT this afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect until 4 PM CDT this afternoon.

* Winds... speeds sustained at 25 mph with gusts above 40 mph at
times

* timing... through 4 PM CDT

* impacts... winds this strong can make driving
difficult... especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra
caution.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 25 to 39 mph are
expected... or gusts will range between 40 and 57 mph. Winds this
strong can make driving difficult... especially for high profile
vehicles. Use extra caution.



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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 2:53 AM CDT Jun. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of east Arkansas, southeast Missouri, and west
Tennessee, including the following areas, in east Arkansas,
Clay, Craighead, Greene, Mississippi, and Poinsett. In
southeast Missouri, Dunklin and Pemiscot. In west Tennessee,
Benton, Carroll, Chester, Crockett, Decatur, Dyer, Gibson,
Haywood, Henderson, Henry, Lake, Lauderdale, Madison, Obion,
Tipton, and Weakley.

* Through this evening

* excessive rainfall from Tropical Depression Cindy.

* High rainfall rates could lead to rapid inundation of flood-
prone roadways. Sharp rises in creeks and small streams may
occur. Low-lying areas may quickly become flooded.Low lying
areas both urban and rural will be most prone to flooding.
Travelers should be aware of these threat areas and avoid them
if at all possible. In addition persons should avoid outside
activity near culverts... ditches and ravines as these have
proven deadly during flash flood events.

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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