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Jackson Tennessee Police Department
Sunday April 22nd, 2018 :: 10:06 p.m. CDT

Alert

Flood Warning until 10:30PM

The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a

* Flood Warning for... Eastern Crockett County in northwestern Tennessee... Weakley County in northwestern Tennessee... Henderson County in southwestern Tennessee... Gibson County in northwestern Tennessee... Southwestern Benton County in western Tennessee... Obion County in northwestern Tennessee... Carroll County in northwestern Tennessee... Madison County in southwestern Tennessee... Henry County in northwestern Tennessee... Decatur County in western Tennessee... Northern Chester County in southwestern Tennessee...

* Until 100 AM CDT.

* At 1003 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain that will cause flooding. Up to three inches of rain have already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Jackson, Martin, Union City, Paris, Humboldt, Milan, Lexington, Henderson, McKenzie, Trenton, Huntingdon, Camden, Fulton, Natchez Trace State Forest, Natchez Trace State Park, Fairview, Dresden, Alamo, Bells and Parsons. Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are possible in the warned area.

* AFFECTED AREAS: CROCKETT ... DECATUR ... HENRY ... MADISON ... OBION

Instructions:

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you can do so safely.

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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:
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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