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Dyer County Sheriff's Office
Wednesday February 28th, 2018 :: 02:22 p.m. CST
Alert

Flood Warning until 05:15PM Sunday

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for the Mississippi River. The National Weather Service in Memphis TN has issued a

* Flood Warning for the Mississippi River at Caruthersville

* until Saturday March 17.

* At 02 PM Wednesday the stage was...38.7 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring AND Moderate flooding is forecast.

* Maximum forecast stage of 41.5 feet on Tuesday March 06.

* Flood stage is 32.0 feet.

* The river rose above flood stage Saturday February 24 and will continue rising to near 41.5 feet by Tuesday March 06. The river will fall below flood stage Saturday March 17. At 42.0 feet, In Tennessee, Heloise is flooded. Road to the steele plant`s dock in Arkansas is flooding.. &&

* AFFECTED AREAS: DYER ... LAKE ... LAUDERDALE

Instructions:

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 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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