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Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 8:53 PM CST Feb. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Spring River at Imboden.
* From Sunday morning to Monday afternoon... or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 7:45 PM Friday the stage was 11.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is expected to rise to near flood stage Sunday
morning.
* Impacts at 18.0 feet... lower lying cultivated farmlands and pastures
flood.

             Fld observed forecast 6 am crest
location stg stg day time Sat sun Mon crest time date

Spring River
Imboden 18 11.2 Fri 08 PM 11.1 18.0 14.4 18.0 06 am 02/25


Lat... Lon 3612 9115 3616 9118 3618 9126 3625 9119
3619 9110 3610 9101


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725 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Black River at Black Rock.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 6:00 PM Friday the stage was 19.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 23.5 feet by
early Sunday afternoon.
* Impacts at 20.0 feet... agricultural land is flooding along both
banks of the river in Lawrence, Independence, and Jackson counties.
Minor flooding in Powhatan community and courthouse State Park.
* Impacts at 24.0 feet... thousands of acres of cropland and pastures
flooded. State Highway 37 in Independence County east of Cord may
be flooded. Water rises into low lying streets in Powhatan. Ball
Park and boat ramp area in Black Rock floods.

             Fld observed forecast 6 am crest
location stg stg day time Sat sun Mon crest time date

Black River
Black Rock 14 19.4 Fri 06 PM 20.1 23.4 23.3 23.5 12 PM 02/25


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


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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 11:40 AM CST Feb. 23, 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

* additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are possible
through Saturday night, with highest amounts expected north of
Interstate 40.

* Runoff from heavy rainfall may result in rapid rises in river,
stream, and creek levels. Widespread rural 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: 11:40 AM CST Feb. 23, 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

* additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are possible
through Saturday night, with highest amounts expected north of
Interstate 40.

* Runoff from heavy rainfall may result in rapid rises in river,
stream, and creek levels. Widespread rural 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.



Krm