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Flash Flood Watch

Areas Affected: Alcorn; Benton; Calhoun; Chickasaw; Coahoma; DeSoto; Itawamba; Lafayette; Lee; Marshall; Monroe; Panola; Pontotoc; Prentiss; Quitman; Tallahatchie; Tate; Tippah; Tishomingo; Tunica; Union; Yalobusha

NWS Memphis (Western Tennessee, Eastern Arkansas and Northern Mississippi)

...Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through late tonight for much of the Mid-South... .Rain, heavy at times, will continue to fall during the morning and afternoon hours. This rain will fall over locations which have experienced recent heavy rainfall, leaving them susceptible to flash flooding. ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of North Mississippi and West Tennessee, including the following areas, 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 West Tennessee, Benton, Carroll, Chester, Crockett, Decatur, Dyer, Fayette, Gibson, Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, Henry, Lake, Lauderdale, Madison, McNairy, Obion, Shelby, Tipton, and Weakley.

* Through late tonight

* Up to 1.50 inches of rain is expected across the Flash Flood Watch area.

* 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.

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.


Flash Flood Watch

Areas Affected: Attala; Carroll; Choctaw; Clay; Grenada; Holmes; Humphreys; Leflore; Lowndes; Montgomery; Noxubee; Oktibbeha; Sharkey; Sunflower; Webster; Winston; Yazoo

NWS Jackson (Central Mississippi)

...HEAVY RAINFALL WILL OCCUR OVER SATURATED SOILS AND MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING OVER THE NORTHERN PORTIONS OF THE ARKLAMISS... ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of central Mississippi, east central Mississippi, north central Mississippi, northeast Mississippi, northwest Mississippi and west central Mississippi, including the following areas in central Mississippi, Attala, Choctaw, Holmes, Humphreys and Yazoo. In east central Mississippi, Noxubee and Winston. In north central Mississippi, Carroll, Grenada, Leflore, Montgomery and Webster. In northeast Mississippi, Clay, Lowndes and Oktibbeha. In northwest Mississippi, Sunflower. In west central Mississippi, Sharkey.

* Through this afternoon

* Additional rainfall amounts of one to two inches are expected to fall on saturated grounds.

* The flooding of roads, low lying areas, and areas with poor drainage is expected. Water levels on areas rivers and streams will be rising as well. If encountering flooded roads, remember to turn around, don`t drown and be especially cautious at night.

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.


Flash Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Attala; Carroll; Choctaw; Clay; Grenada; Montgomery; Oktibbeha; Webster

NWS Jackson (Central Mississippi)

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 115 PM CST FOR NORTHERN CHOCTAW...EASTERN CARROLL...EASTERN GRENADA...NORTHWESTERN OKTIBBEHA...NORTHEASTERN ATTALA...WEBSTER...MONTGOMERY AND CLAY COUNTIES... At 1127 AM CST, flash flooding was being reported and water is remaining high as rain continues to fall over the warning area. Rainfall amounts of two to three inches have occurred in the past few hours, and this is on top of heavy rain that fell in the past few days. Expect flooding to continue into the early afternoon.

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.


Flash Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Kemper; Leake; Neshoba; Noxubee; Winston

NWS Jackson (Central Mississippi)

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 145 PM CST FOR SOUTHEASTERN LEAKE...NOXUBEE...KEMPER...SOUTHEASTERN WINSTON AND NESHOBA COUNTIES... At 1131 AM CST, flash flooding was occurring and water is remaining high as rain continues to fall over the warning area. Rainfall amounts of up to three inches have occurred in the past few hours. Expect flooding to continue into the early afternoon.

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.


Flood Advisory

Areas Affected: Lamar; Walker

NWS Birmingham (Northern Alabama)

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Flood Advisory for... Northwestern Walker County in central Alabama... Marion County in northwestern Alabama... Northwestern Pickens County in west central Alabama... Winston County in northwestern Alabama... Fayette County in west central Alabama... Lamar County in west central Alabama...

* Until 1245 PM CST.

* At 942 AM CST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area. Up to a half of an inch of rain has fallen and over an inch of rain is expected across most of the advisory area through 11 am. Already saturated grounds will cause additional rainfall to quickly run off and may create flash flood conditions, especially in low-lying and poor drainage areas.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Hamilton, Winfield, Fayette, Haleyville, Carbon Hill, Vernon, Sulligent, Reform, Millport, Carrollton, Lynn, Pickensville, Guin, Hackleburg, Double Springs, Brilliant, Glen Allen, Kennedy, Detroit and Kansas.

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying spots. In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded roads. Find an alternate route.


Flood Advisory

Areas Affected: Marion

NWS Birmingham (Northern Alabama)

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Flood Advisory for... Northwestern Walker County in central Alabama... Marion County in northwestern Alabama... Northwestern Pickens County in west central Alabama... Winston County in northwestern Alabama... Fayette County in west central Alabama... Lamar County in west central Alabama...

* Until 1245 PM CST.

* At 942 AM CST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area. Up to a half of an inch of rain has fallen and over an inch of rain is expected across most of the advisory area through 11 am. Already saturated grounds will cause additional rainfall to quickly run off and may create flash flood conditions, especially in low-lying and poor drainage areas.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Hamilton, Winfield, Fayette, Haleyville, Carbon Hill, Vernon, Sulligent, Reform, Millport, Carrollton, Lynn, Pickensville, Guin, Hackleburg, Double Springs, Brilliant, Glen Allen, Kennedy, Detroit and Kansas.

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying spots. In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded roads. Find an alternate route.


Flood Advisory

Areas Affected: Pickens

NWS Birmingham (Northern Alabama)

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Flood Advisory for... Northwestern Walker County in central Alabama... Marion County in northwestern Alabama... Northwestern Pickens County in west central Alabama... Winston County in northwestern Alabama... Fayette County in west central Alabama... Lamar County in west central Alabama...

* Until 1245 PM CST.

* At 942 AM CST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area. Up to a half of an inch of rain has fallen and over an inch of rain is expected across most of the advisory area through 11 am. Already saturated grounds will cause additional rainfall to quickly run off and may create flash flood conditions, especially in low-lying and poor drainage areas.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Hamilton, Winfield, Fayette, Haleyville, Carbon Hill, Vernon, Sulligent, Reform, Millport, Carrollton, Lynn, Pickensville, Guin, Hackleburg, Double Springs, Brilliant, Glen Allen, Kennedy, Detroit and Kansas.

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying spots. In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded roads. Find an alternate route.


Flood Advisory

Areas Affected: Pickens

NWS Birmingham (Northern Alabama)

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for... Walker County in central Alabama... Tuscaloosa County in west central Alabama... Central Pickens County in west central Alabama... Greene County in west central Alabama... Eastern Winston County in northwestern Alabama... Sumter County in west central Alabama... Eastern Fayette County in west central Alabama...

* Until 215 PM CST.

* At 1109 AM CST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain was spreading northeast across the area. Rainfall of one to two inches with localized higher amounts are possible during the next hour. This rain will be falling in areas that have received heavy rain during the past couple of days. This will result in the flooding of some streets and roadways in the area...especially in low-lying flood prone areas with poor drainage or near small creeks and streams.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Tuscaloosa, Northport, Jasper, Livingston, Eutaw, York, Aliceville, Cordova, Carbon Hill, Gordo, Reform, Carrollton, Arley, Cuba, Holt, Moundville, Berry, Parrish, Coker and Oakman.

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.


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