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Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 7:35 PM CST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Helena
* until Friday March 15.
* At 7 PM Saturday the stage was 45.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Maximum forecast stage of 49.0 feet on Saturday March 9.
* Flood stage is 44.0 feet.
* The river rose above flood stage Thursday February 21 and will
continue rising to near 49.0 feet by Saturday March 9. The river
will fall below flood stage Friday March 15.
* 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




939 am CST Sat Feb 23 2019

The National Weather Service in Memphis has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
Lafayette County in northwestern Mississippi...
northwestern Yalobusha County in northwestern Mississippi...
southeastern Coahoma County in northwestern Mississippi...
northwestern Pontotoc County in northeastern Mississippi...
western Union County in northeastern Mississippi...
southern Marshall County in northwestern Mississippi...
southeastern Tunica County in northwestern Mississippi...
southern Tate County in northwestern Mississippi...
Tallahatchie County in northwestern Mississippi...
Quitman County in northwestern Mississippi...
Panola County in northwestern Mississippi...

* until 1045 PM CST Saturday.

* At 937 am CST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain will move into
the warned area over the next 12 hours with flooding continuing.
An additional 1 to 2 inches of rainfall are expected on tp of the
5 to 7 inches of rain that has fallen over the past 24 hours.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Oxford, Clarksdale, Batesville, Charleston, George Payne State
Park, Holly Springs National Forest, John W Kyle State Park,
Tutwiler, Marks, Sardis, Lambert, Jonestown, como, Crenshaw,
Crowder, Webb, Sledge, Sumner, Pope and Belen.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.


Lat... Lon 3370 9030 3375 9030 3376 9019 3381 9018
      3381 9045 3399 9045 3399 9066 3412 9066
      3457 9035 3460 8930 3458 8927 3460 8915
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