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Dyer County Sheriff's Office
Wednesday August 30th, 2017 :: 04:35 p.m. CDT
Alert

Flood Warning until 09:24PM Sunday

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

* Flood Warning for the North Fork Forked Deer River at Dyersburg

* from Thursday August 31 until Sunday September 3.

* At 04 PM Wednesday the stage was...10.8 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Maximum forecast stage of 25.0 feet Friday September 1.

* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.

* Forecast to rise above flood stage by Thursday August 31 and continue to rise to near 25.0 feet by Friday September 1. The river may fall below flood stage by Sunday September 3rd. At 26.0 feet, Flooding is occurring on the south side of dyersburg. Water is flowing over old highway 51 in south dyersburg. &&

* AFFECTED AREAS: DYER

Instructions:

A followup Flood Statement will be issued when 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 AHPS under current conditions. 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
Dyer County Sheriff's Office
401 East Cedar Street
Dyersburg, TN 38024

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 731-285-2802

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Alert Details

Severity:
Moderate - Possible 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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