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Jackson Tennessee Police Department
Monday February 18th, 2019 :: 09:13 p.m. CST

Alert

Flood Warning until 08:00PM Thursday

The Flood Warning continues for the Buttahatchie River...Coldwater River...L'anguille River...Little Tallahatchie Canal...Loosahatchie River...Mississippi River...North Fork Forked Deer River...North Fork Obion River...Obion River...Right Hand Chute Little River...S.F. of the Forked Deer River...Saint Francis River...St Francis River Diversion Ditch...Tallahatchie River...Tennessee River...Tombigbee River. For the Loosahatchie River, near Loosahatchie River Near Arlington 2NE, The Flood Warning continues for the S.F. of the Forked Deer River at Jackson

* from Wednesday February 20 until Thursday February 21.

* At 08 PM Monday the stage was 27.4 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Maximum forecast stage of 34.5 feet on Wednesday February 20.

* 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 Wednesday February 20.The river will fall below flood stage by Thursday February 21.

* 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 tomorrow 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

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:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flood Warning

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