Lawrence Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 8:45 PM CST Feb. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Black River at Black Rock.
* From late Thursday night until further notice... or until the
warning is cancelled.
* At 8:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 10.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by early Friday morning and
continue to rise to near 15.0 feet by Saturday morning. Additional rainfall
is expected beyond the next 48 hours. Continue to monitor latest forecasts
for updates or additional crests later this week.
* Impacts at 14.0 feet... minor flooding begins. Farm ground along East
Bank begins to flood.


             Fld observed forecast 6 am crest
location stg stg day time Thu Fri Sat crest time date

Black River
Black Rock 14 10.2 Wed 08 PM 12.5 14.0 15.0 15.0 06 am 02/24




Lat... Lon 3570 9140 3591 9125 3612 9115 3610 9101
3588 9110 3564 9128




Brown


Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 2:42 AM CST Feb. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through late Saturday night...

The 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,
Lawrence, Lee, Mississippi, Phillips, Poinsett, Randolph, and
St. Francis. In north Mississippi, Alcorn, Benton, Coahoma,
DeSoto, Marshall, Panola, Quitman, Tate, Tippah, and Tunica.
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.

* Through late Saturday night

* heavy rainfall is expected across much of the mid-south.
Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are possible, with localized
higher amounts. Another round of heavy rainfall is expected
Friday through Saturday night.

* Runoff from heavy rainfall may result in rapid rises in river,
stream, and creek levels. Widespread lowland flooding is
possible and poor drainage urban areas may experience street
flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.



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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 2:42 AM CST Feb. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through late Saturday night...

The 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,
Lawrence, Lee, Mississippi, Phillips, Poinsett, Randolph, and
St. Francis. In north Mississippi, Alcorn, Benton, Coahoma,
DeSoto, Marshall, Panola, Quitman, Tate, Tippah, and Tunica.
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.

* Through late Saturday night

* heavy rainfall is expected across much of the mid-south.
Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are possible, with localized
higher amounts. Another round of heavy rainfall is expected
Friday through Saturday night.

* Runoff from heavy rainfall may result in rapid rises in river,
stream, and creek levels. Widespread lowland flooding is
possible and poor drainage urban areas may experience street
flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.



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