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City of Adamsville
Thursday April 18th, 2019 :: 01:01 a.m. CDT

Advisory

Flash Flood Watch until 12:00AM Friday

A cold front will move across Arkansas today...reaching the Mississippi River by later this afternoon. Showers and thunderstorms will develop across the region this morning and continue into the evening hours. Locally heavy rainfall could produce flash flooding. The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* Portions of North Mississippi and West Tennessee, including the following areas, in North Mississippi, Alcorn, Benton, Calhoun, Chickasaw, Itawamba, Lafayette, Lee, Marshall, Monroe, Pontotoc, Prentiss, Tippah, Tishomingo, and Union. In West Tennessee, Fayette, Hardeman, Hardin, and McNairy.

* From 7 AM CDT this morning through this evening

* Over 2 inches of rain is possible 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: HARDEMAN ... TIPPAH ... PRENTISS ... ALCORN ... CALHOUN ... CHICKASAW ... MONROE ... HARDIN ... ITAWAMBA ... LAFAYETTE ... MCNAIRY ... PONTOTOC ... LEE ... MARSHALL ... UNION ... TISHOMINGO ... FAYETTE ... BENTON

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.

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Address/Location
City of Adamsville
231 E Main St
Adamsville, TN 38310

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 731-632-1403

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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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