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Jonesboro Police & Fire Dispatch
Monday May 2nd, 2011 :: 12:16 p.m. CDT
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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEMPHIS

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEMPHIS HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR... SOUTHERN CRAIGHEAD COUNTY IN EASTERN ARKANSAS... WESTERN CRITTENDEN COUNTY IN EASTERN ARKANSAS... CROSS COUNTY IN EASTERN ARKANSAS... LEE COUNTY IN EASTERN ARKANSAS... SOUTHWESTERN MISSISSIPPI COUNTY IN EASTERN ARKANSAS... POINSETT COUNTY IN EASTERN ARKANSAS... ST. FRANCIS COUNTY IN EASTERN ARKANSAS...

* UNTIL 415 PM CDT

* AT 1214 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATES 1 TO 3 INCHES OF RAINFALL HAS OCCURRED OVER THE PAST 3 HOURS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL PRODUCE AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN OVER THE NEXT 3 HOURS.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO BAY... EARLE...FORREST CITY...HARRISBURG...HUGHES...KEISER...LEPANTO... MADISON...MARIANNA...MARKED TREE...OSCEOLA...PALESTINE...PARKIN AND TRUMANN.

THIS WARNING ALSO INCLUDES AREAS NEAR WAPANOCCA LAKE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

.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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