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Flood Warning
Issued: 9:02 PM CST Feb. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Helena
* from Saturday February 23 until Wednesday March 06.
* At 08 PM Monday the stage was 42.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Maximum forecast stage of 45.5 feet on Saturday March 02.
* Flood stage is 44.0 feet.
* Forecast to rise above flood stage by Saturday February 23 and
continue to rise to near 45.5 feet by Saturday March 02.The river
will fall below flood stage by Wednesday March 06.
* At 46.0 feet... in Mississippi, houses at Robson Towhead are being
flooded. Settlement by Old River chutes is going under water. All
places on the northeast side of DeSoto Lake are under water.


Lat... Lon 3455 9070 3455 9059 3450 9051 3412 9066
      3413 9107




902 PM CST Mon Feb 18 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Tunica Riverpark
* until Sunday March 10.
* At 08 PM Monday the stage was 45.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Maximum forecast stage of 49.0 feet on Thursday February 28.
* Flood stage is 41.0 feet.
* The river rose above flood stage Tuesday February 12 and will
continue rising to near 49.0 feet by Thursday February 28. The
river will fall below flood stage Sunday March 10.
* At 49.0 feet... water is beginning to go over loggerhead Lane going
into Bordeaux Camp. Drum Cove is flooding. Buffalo drive is mostly
covered. South ends of ricky and Brown roads are flooded. Street
out of nel-win Camp is flooded. Tammy and Lloyd roads are flooded.
Bee trail and Plum Road are going under water. The East Part of
sherry Lane is being covered. Peters Island is almost completely
covered.


Lat... Lon 3491 9062 3491 9022 3480 9034 3450 9051
      3455 9059 3476 9074




Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 9:18 PM CST Feb. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from Tuesday afternoon
through late Wednesday night...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of east Arkansas, north Mississippi, southeast
Missouri, and west Tennessee, including the following areas,
in east Arkansas, Clay, Craighead, Crittenden, cross, Greene,
Lee, Mississippi, Phillips, Poinsett, and St. Francis. In
north Mississippi, Alcorn, Benton, Calhoun, Chickasaw,
Coahoma, DeSoto, Itawamba, Lafayette, Lee, Marshall, Monroe,
Panola, Pontotoc, Prentiss, Quitman, Tallahatchie, Tate,
Tippah, Tishomingo, Tunica, Union, and Yalobusha. In southeast
Missouri, Dunklin and Pemiscot. In west Tennessee, Benton,
Carroll, Chester, Crockett, Decatur, Dyer, Fayette, Gibson,
Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, Henry, Lake, Lauderdale,
Madison, McNairy, Obion, Shelby, Tipton, and Weakley.

* From Tuesday afternoon through late Wednesday night

* 4 to 8 inches of rain is expected across most of the mid-south.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 9:18 PM CST Feb. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from Tuesday afternoon
through late Wednesday night...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of east Arkansas, north Mississippi, southeast
Missouri, and west Tennessee, including the following areas,
in east Arkansas, Clay, Craighead, Crittenden, cross, Greene,
Lee, Mississippi, Phillips, Poinsett, and St. Francis. In
north Mississippi, Alcorn, Benton, Calhoun, Chickasaw,
Coahoma, DeSoto, Itawamba, Lafayette, Lee, Marshall, Monroe,
Panola, Pontotoc, Prentiss, Quitman, Tallahatchie, Tate,
Tippah, Tishomingo, Tunica, Union, and Yalobusha. In southeast
Missouri, Dunklin and Pemiscot. In west Tennessee, Benton,
Carroll, Chester, Crockett, Decatur, Dyer, Fayette, Gibson,
Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, Henry, Lake, Lauderdale,
Madison, McNairy, Obion, Shelby, Tipton, and Weakley.

* From Tuesday afternoon through late Wednesday night

* 4 to 8 inches of rain is expected across most of the mid-south.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.



Krm


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