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Weakley County Emergency Management
Tuesday May 29th, 2018 :: 03:42 a.m. CDT

Community

Flash Flood Watch until 07:00AM Wednesday

...Heavy rainfall expected this afternoon and tonight for eastern sections of the Mid-South... .The center of Subtropical Depression Alberto is expected to move north through Alabama today and through middle Tennessee tonight. Periods of heavy rain can be expected this afternoon and tonight over portions of west Tennessee and northeast Mississippi. Rainfall totals of 2 to 4 inches are possible in the watch area. ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING... The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of North Mississippi and West Tennessee, including the following areas, in North Mississippi, Alcorn and Tishomingo. In West Tennessee, Benton, Carroll, Chester, Decatur, Hardin, Henderson, Henry, McNairy, and Weakley.

* From 1 PM CDT this afternoon through Wednesday morning

* Rainfall totals of 2 to 4 inches are possible.

* Some flash flooding is possible. In addition, you can expect rises to occur on area creeks and streams, and possibly along larger rivers as well.

* AFFECTED AREAS: BENTON ... CARROLL ... CHESTER ... DECATUR ... HARDIN ... HENDERSON ... HENRY ... MCNAIRY ... WEAKLEY

Instructions:

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

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:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flash Flood Watch

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