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Jackson Tennessee Police Department
Saturday January 19th, 2019 :: 12:13 p.m. CST

Alert

Flood Warning until 01:30AM Monday

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for the Coldwater River...Obion River...S.F. of the Forked Deer River. The National Weather Service in Memphis TN has issued a

* Flood Warning for the S.F. of the Forked Deer River at Jackson

* from Saturday January 19 until Sunday January 20.

* At 11 AM Saturday the stage was...33.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Maximum forecast stage of 35.0 feet on Sunday January 20.

* Flood stage is 34.0 feet.

* Forecast to rise above flood stage by Saturday January 19 and continue to rise to near 35.0 feet by Sunday January 20. The river will fall below flood stage by Sunday January 20. At 35.0 feet, The east bank of the South Fork of the Forked Deer River overflows flooding low lying areas of the University of Tennessee Agriculture Experiment Station..

* AFFECTED AREAS: MADISON, TN

Instructions:

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A followup Flood Statement will be issued this evening or sooner if conditions warrant. For graphical river and flood information...please go to www.weather.gov and click near Memphis on the map, then select Rivers and Lakes. Do not drive through flooded areas...turn around don't drown. Stay tuned to your weather radio and your local news media for the latest river information.

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Address/Location
Jackson Tennessee Police Department
234 Institute St
Jackson, TN 38301

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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:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flood Warning

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