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Weakley County Emergency Management
Sunday December 27th, 2015 :: 12:45 p.m. CST

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Flash Flood Watch in effect through Monday afternoon

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR THE ENTIRE MIDSOUTH THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON... .LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL OCCUR THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...AS A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT LIFTS THROUGH THE REGION. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 5 INCHES ARE EXPECTED WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE ACROSS NORTHEAST ARKANSAS...THE BOOTHEEL OF MISSOURI...AND PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST TENNESSEE. THE HEAVY RAIN WILL START TO TAPER OFF MONDAY AFTERNOON FROM SOUTHWEST TO NORTHEAST. ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON... THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* PORTIONS OF EAST ARKANSAS...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 SOUTHEAST MISSOURI...DUNKLIN AND PEMISCOT. IN WEST TENNESSEE...CROCKETT...DYER...GIBSON...HENRY...LAKE... LAUDERDALE...OBION AND WEAKLEY.

* THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON

* EVENT TOTAL RAINFALL OF 3 TO 5 INCHES...WITH LOCAL AMOUNTS TO 6 INCHES POSSIBLE.

* RAPID RISES ON AREA CREEKS AND STREAMS ARE LIKELY WHICH COULD LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING.

* AFFECTED AREAS: CROCKETT ... DYER ... GIBSON ... HENRY ... LAKE ... LAUDERDALE ... OBION ... WEAKLEY

Instructions:

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.

Address/Location
Weakley County Emergency Management
Old 22
Dresden, TN 38225

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 731-364-5454

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flash Flood Watch

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