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Weakley County Emergency Management
Thursday February 21st, 2019 :: 04:52 a.m. CST

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Flash Flood Watch until 12:00AM Sunday

A warm front will lift north across the Mid-South through Friday. This front will interact with abundant moisture and several upper- level disturbances today through Saturday evening. As a result, the Mid-South will experience multiple rounds of heavy rainfall over the next several days. Another 2 to 4 inches of rain is expected, with isolated higher amounts. Heavy rainfall on top of already saturated ground and swollen rivers and creeks will likely cause additional flash flooding. The National Weather Service in Memphis has expanded the

* Flash Flood Watch to include a portion of West Tennessee, including the following areas, Henry and Weakley.

* From noon CST today through Saturday evening

* An additional 2 to 4 inches of rainfall is expected across the watch area with isolated higher amounts.

* Street flooding will be a hazard for motorists. Low-lying and poor drainage areas will be at risk for flash flooding, as well as small streams.

* AFFECTED AREAS: HENRY ... 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:
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Certainty:
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flash Flood Watch

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