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Jackson Tennessee Police Department
Wednesday April 17th, 2019 :: 11:17 a.m. CDT

Alert

Flood Warning until 01:00PM Saturday

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for the S.F. of the Forked Deer River. The National Weather Service in Memphis TN has issued a

* Flood Warning for the S.F. of the Forked Deer River at Jackson

* from Friday April 19 until Saturday April 20.

* At 10 AM Wednesday the stage was...30.4 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Maximum forecast stage of 35.0 feet on Friday April 19.

* Flood stage is 34.0 feet.

* Forecast to rise above flood stage by Friday April 19. 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..

* AFFECTED AREAS: MADISON, TN

Instructions:

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A followup Flood Statement will be issued later today. For graphical river and flood information...please go to www.weather.gov and click near Memphis on the map, then select Rivers and Lakes. 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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Address/Location
Jackson Tennessee Police Department
234 Institute St
Jackson, TN 38301

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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:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flood Warning

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