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Jonesboro Police & Fire Dispatch
Monday May 2nd, 2011 :: 07:04 a.m. CDT
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FLASH FLOOD WARNING

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR... EASTERN CLAY COUNTY IN EASTERN ARKANSAS... CRAIGHEAD COUNTY IN EASTERN ARKANSAS... GREENE COUNTY IN EASTERN ARKANSAS... SOUTHEASTERN LAWRENCE COUNTY IN EASTERN ARKANSAS... NORTHERN MISSISSIPPI COUNTY IN EASTERN ARKANSAS... LAKE COUNTY IN NORTHWEST TENNESSEE... NORTHWESTERN OBION COUNTY IN NORTHWEST TENNESSEE... DUNKLIN COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST MISSOURI... PEMISCOT COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST MISSOURI...

* UNTIL 1030 AM CDT

* AT 613 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATES 1 TO 3 INCHES OF RAINFALL HAS OCCURRED OVER THE PAST 6 HOURS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL PRODUCE AN ADDITIONAL INCH IN THE NEXT FOUR HOURS.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO BAY... BLYTHEVILLE...BONO...BROOKLAND...CARAWAY...GOSNELL...JONESBORO... LAKE CITY...LEACHVILLE...LUXORA...MANILA...MARMADUKE...MONETTE AND PARAGOULD.

THIS WARNING ALSO INCLUDES AREAS NEAR BIG LAKE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

.DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

.MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

.STAY TUNED TO THIS BROADCAST FOR THE LATEST UPDATES AND INFORMATION. TO REPORT FLASH FLOODING ONLY...CALL 1 800 4 3 2 0 8 7 5.

Address/Location
Jonesboro Police & Fire Dispatch
411 West Monroe Street
Jonesboro, AR 72401

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1

Jeff Presley
Dispatch
jpresley@jonesboro.org
870-933-4694

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