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Flood Warning
Issued: 2:35 PM CST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Tennessee River at Perryville
* until further notice.
* At 01 PM Saturday the stage was 372.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and record flooding is forecast.
* Maximum forecast stage of 382.7 feet on Wednesday February 27.
* Flood stage is 365.0 feet.
* At 383.0 feet... in Decatur County, water begins to flood homes in
the south end of Woodlawn shores Road and Bill Perry Road, and in
the Lick Creek area.


Lat... Lon 3588 8822 3588 8785 3548 8787 3548 8824




235 PM CST Sat Feb 23 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Tennessee River at Savannah
* until further notice.
* At 02 PM Saturday the stage was 389.1 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Maximum forecast stage of 400.0 feet on Tuesday February 26.
* Flood stage is 370.0 feet.
* At 401.2 feet... this is the flood of record, prior to Pickwick Dam
installation.


Lat... Lon 3548 8836 3548 8805 3527 8805 3514 8823
      3501 8823 3501 8838




203 PM CST Sat Feb 23 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Tennessee River at Clifton
* until further notice.
* Moderate flooding is occurring.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* Major flood stage is 385.0 feet.
* At 02pm Saturday the stage was near 378.5 feet and rising.
* At 386.0 feet... in Decatur County, water reaches the second floor of homes in
the Russ farm and Martins Landing subdivisions.
* At 384.0 feet... in Decatur County, water reaches the ground floor of house #23
in the riverstone subdivision.
* At 381.5 feet... in Decatur County, water reaches the ground floor of house #16
in the riverstone subdivsion.
* At 381.0 feet... in Decatur County, water reaches the ground floor of the
lowest home in the Rivers Edge Landing subdivision.
* At 380.0 feet... in Wayne County, Route 128 north of Clifton is flooded and may
be impassable. Homes and permanent structures in the Peters Landing area along
the river begin to flood.
* At 378.0 feet... in Wayne County, portions of Route 128 north of Clifton begin
to flood.


Lat... Lon 3548 8805 3548 8787 3530 8787 3530 8805


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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 5:33 PM CST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until midnight CST
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, Itawamba, Lafayette, Lee, Marshall,
Monroe, Pontotoc, Prentiss, Tippah, Tishomingo, Union, and
Yalobusha. In west Tennessee, Benton, Carroll, Chester,
Crockett, Decatur, Fayette, Gibson, Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood,
Henderson, Henry, Madison, McNairy, and Weakley.

* Until midnight CST tonight

* an additional 1 to 3 inches of rainfall is expected across the
watch area with isolated higher amounts.

* Street flooding will be a hazard for motorists. 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: 5:33 PM CST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until midnight CST
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, Itawamba, Lafayette, Lee, Marshall,
Monroe, Pontotoc, Prentiss, Tippah, Tishomingo, Union, and
Yalobusha. In west Tennessee, Benton, Carroll, Chester,
Crockett, Decatur, Fayette, Gibson, Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood,
Henderson, Henry, Madison, McNairy, and Weakley.

* Until midnight CST tonight

* an additional 1 to 3 inches of rainfall is expected across the
watch area with isolated higher amounts.

* Street flooding will be a hazard for motorists. 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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