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Jackson Tennessee Police Department
Monday February 18th, 2019 :: 09:45 a.m. CST

Alert

Flood Warning until 12:00AM Saturday

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for the 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 Wednesday February 20 until Friday February 22.

* At 9 AM Monday the stage was...28.7 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Maximum forecast stage of 34.5 feet on Thursday February 21.

* Flood stage is 34.0 feet.

* Forecast to rise above flood stage by Wednesday February 20 and continue to rise to near 34.5 feet by Thursday February 21. At 36.0 feet, Businesses in low lying areas near the river are flooding..

* AFFECTED AREAS: MADISON, TN

Instructions:

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A followup Flood Statement will be issued later today. 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

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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