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Weakley County Emergency Management
Thursday March 29th, 2018 :: 02:46 a.m. CDT

Community

Flood Watch until 08:45AM

...Periods of Moderate Rain to Continue this morning across of North Mississippi and West Tennessee... .The threat for river flooding and flooding of low lying areas will continue across the eastern portions of the Midsouth through the midday hours...with a gradual waning of rainfall coverage and intensity expected during the afternoon and evening hours. ...FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON... The Flood Watch is now in effect for

* Portions of North Mississippi and West Tennessee, including the following areas, in North Mississippi, Marshall, Panola, Quitman, Tallahatchie, and Tate. In West Tennessee, Benton, Carroll, Chester, Crockett, Decatur, Fayette, Gibson, Hardeman, Haywood, Henderson, Henry, Madison, and Weakley.

* Until 1 PM CDT this afternoon

* Additional rainfall amounts of up to 1 inch.

* Runoff from heavy rainfall may result in rapid rises in river, stream, and creek levels. Widespread lowland flooding is possible and poor drainage urban areas may experience street flooding.

* AFFECTED AREAS: BENTON ... CARROLL ... CHESTER ... CROCKETT ... DECATUR ... FAYETTE ... GIBSON ... HARDEMAN ... HAYWOOD ... HENDERSON ... HENRY ... MADISON ... WEAKLEY

Instructions:

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.

Address/Location
Weakley County Emergency Management
Old 22
Dresden, TN 38225

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 731-364-5454

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Alert Details

Severity:
Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Urgency:
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Certainty:
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flood Watch

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