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Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service Jackson MS
814 PM CST WED FEB 21 2018
The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a
* Flash Flood Warning for...
Chicot County in southeastern Arkansas...
Ashley County in southeastern Arkansas...
Morehouse Parish in northeastern Louisiana...
* Until 215 AM CST Thursday
* At 811 PM CST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain and embedded
thunderstorms would soon increase across the warned area. Up to
three inches of rain has already fallen over the past 24 hours and
some flooding has already been reported. Extent and severity of
flooding is expected to increase over the next several hours.
* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Bastrop, Crossett, Hamburg, Lake Village, Dermott, Eudora, Wilmot,
North Crossett, West Crossett, Portland, Montrose, Parkdale,
Fountain Hill, Beekman, Mcmillan Corner, Jones, Old Milo, Snyder,
Berlin and Galion.
Additional rainfall amounts of up to 3 to 4 inches are possible in
the warned area over the next 6 hours.
Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
LAT...LON 3340 9199 3339 9146 3356 9145 3356 9123
3344 9123 3350 9117 3338 9114 3340 9111
3345 9106 3333 9114 3314 9109 3313 9120
3303 9113 3301 9143 3262 9166 3252 9190
3266 9191 3271 9206 3321 9213
$$Flash Flood Watch
Ashley-Chicot-Morehouse-West Carroll-East Carroll-Richland-
Madison LA-Franklin LA-Tensas-Bolivar-Sunflower-Washington-
Including the cities of Crossett, North Crossett, Hamburg,
West Crossett, Dermott, Lake Village, Eudora, Bastrop, Oak Grove,
Epps, Lake Providence, Rayville, Delhi, Tallulah, Winnsboro,
Newellton, St. Joseph, Waterproof, Cleveland, Indianola,
Ruleville, Greenville, Belzoni, Isola, Mayersville, Rolling Fork,
902 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...
The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of southeast Arkansas, northeast Louisiana and
Mississippi, including the following areas in southeast
Arkansas, Ashley and Chicot. In northeast Louisiana, East
Carroll, Franklin LA, Madison LA, Morehouse, Richland, Tensas
and West Carroll. In Mississippi, Bolivar, Humphreys,
Issaquena, Sharkey, Sunflower and Washington.
* Through Thursday morning
* Multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms producing heavy
rainfall could bring 3 to 5 inches of rain, with locally
higher amounts possible.
* The flooding of roads, low lying areas, and areas with poor
drainage will be possible. If encountering flooded roads,
remember to turn around, don't drown.
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.