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Jackson Tennessee Police Department
Thursday March 1st, 2018 :: 08:36 p.m. CST


Flood Warning until 10:00PM Saturday

The Flood Warning continues for the Hatchie River...N.F. Forked Deer River...Obion River...S.F. Forked Deer River. The Flood Warning continues for the S.F. Forked Deer River at Jackson

* until Saturday March 03.

* At 07 PM Thursday the stage was 34.7 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring AND Minor flooding is forecast.

* Maximum forecast stage of 35.0 feet on Friday March 02.

* Flood stage is 34.0 feet.

* The river rose above flood stage Wednesday February 28 and will continue rising to near 35.0 feet by Friday March 02. The river will fall below flood stage Saturday March 03.

* 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. &&



A followup Flood Statement will be issued tomorrow or sooner if conditions warrant. For graphical river and flood information...please go to 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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Jackson Tennessee Police Department
234 Institute St
Jackson, TN 38301

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Alert Details

Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Likely (p > ~50%)
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Flood Warning

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