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Flood Warning
Issued: 8:25 PM CST Feb. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Osceola
* until Sunday March 10.
* At 08 PM Tuesday the stage was 35.0 feet.
* Major 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 and will continue rising to near
37.5 feet by Tuesday February 26. The river will fall below flood
stage Sunday March 10.
* 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




825 PM CST Tue Feb 19 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Caruthersville
* until Sunday March 10.
* At 08 PM Tuesday the stage was 38.5 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 and will continue rising to near
40.0 feet by Monday February 25. The river will fall below flood
stage Sunday March 10.
* 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




825 PM CST Tue Feb 19 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the S.F. Of the Forked Deer river near Halls
* until further notice.
* At 08 PM Tuesday the stage was 11.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Maximum forecast stage of 12.5 feet on Saturday February 23.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* The river rose above flood stage and will continue rising to near
12.5 feet by Wednesday February 20 then begin falling.
* At 12.5 feet... water is flowing over Highway 210 north of Halls.
Several low lying roads near the South Fork of the Forked Deer
river are flooded.


Lat... Lon 3595 8948 3600 8940 3589 8932 3584 8940





Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 4:06 AM CST Feb. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch in effect through late tonight...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of north Mississippi and west Tennessee, including the
following areas, 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 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 tonight

* up to 1.50 inches of rain is expected across the Flash Flood
Watch area.

* 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.






Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 4:06 AM CST Feb. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch in effect through late tonight...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of north Mississippi and west Tennessee, including the
following areas, 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 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 tonight

* up to 1.50 inches of rain is expected across the Flash Flood
Watch area.

* 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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