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Jackson Tennessee Police Department
Monday February 11th, 2019 :: 08:41 p.m. CST

Alert

Flood Warning until 02:30AM Tuesday

The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a

* Flood Warning for... Crockett County in western Tennessee... Weakley County in western Tennessee... Dyer County in western Tennessee... Gibson County in western Tennessee... Benton County in western Tennessee... Obion County in western Tennessee... Lauderdale County in western Tennessee... Carroll County in western Tennessee... Central Haywood County in western Tennessee... Northern Madison County in western Tennessee... Henry County in western Tennessee... Lake County in western Tennessee...

* Until 230 AM CST Tuesday.

* At 825 PM CST, trained weather spotters reported flooding across portions of northwest Tennessee. Up to and in excess of two inches of rain have already fallen, with Doppler radar indicating more rainfall on the way.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Jackson, Dyersburg, Martin, Union City, Brownsville, Paris, Humboldt, Ripley, Milan, McKenzie, Trenton, Huntingdon, Camden, Paris Landing State Park, Reelfoot Lake State Park, Fort Pillow State Park, Fairview, Tiptonville, Newbern and Dresden.

* AFFECTED AREAS: HENRY, TN ... BENTON, TN ... LAUDERDALE, TN ... CARROLL, TN ... WEAKLEY, TN ... HAYWOOD, TN ... CROCKETT, TN ... DYER, TN ... OBION, TN ... LAKE, TN ... MADISON, TN ... GIBSON, TN

Instructions:

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding. Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying spots.

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

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 731-425-8400

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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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