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938 AM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
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,
Catahoula, Concordia, East Carroll, Franklin LA, Madison LA,
Morehouse, Richland, Tensas and West Carroll. In Mississippi,
Adams, Attala, Bolivar, Carroll, Choctaw, Claiborne, Clarke,
Clay, Copiah, Covington, Forrest, Franklin MS, Grenada, Hinds,
Holmes, Humphreys, Issaquena, Jasper, Jefferson, Jefferson
Davis, Jones, Kemper, Lamar, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Leake,
Leflore, Lincoln, Lowndes, Madison MS, Marion, Montgomery,
Neshoba, Newton, Noxubee, Oktibbeha, Rankin, Scott, Sharkey,
Simpson, Smith, Sunflower, Warren, Washington, Webster,
Winston and Yazoo.
* Until 7 PM CDT this evening
* Rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches in a short period of time
may lead to flash flooding, especially in areas where the
ground has been saturated by heavy rain over the past few
* The flooding of roads, low lying areas, and areas with poor
drainage will be possible. If encountering flooded roadways,
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.
$$Special Weather Statement
Lowndes MS-Oktibbeha MS-Noxubee MS-
1242 PM CDT FRI JUN 23 2017
...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL WILL AFFECT
NORTHERN NOXUBEE...SOUTHEASTERN OKTIBBEHA AND LOWNDES COUNTIES UNTIL
130 PM CDT...
At 1241 PM CDT, Meteorologists were tracking strong thunderstorms
along a line extending from near Caledonia to near Crawford. Movement
was east at 20 mph.
Winds in excess of 40 mph and heavy downpours will be possible with
Strong thunderstorms will be near...
Caledonia around 1245 PM CDT.
Bigbee Valley around 125 PM CDT.
Other locations impacted by these storms include Artesia.
Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
High winds can bring down trees and large limbs resulting in serious
injury or property damage. Exercise extreme caution when outdoors
during such strong winds...and be especially aware of older trees.
A tornado watch remains in effect until 800 PM CDT for northeastern
and east central Mississippi.
LAT...LON 3317 8832 3311 8881 3323 8881 3329 8879
3350 8867 3351 8860 3353 8855 3355 8853
3352 8847 3356 8850 3360 8847 3362 8851
3364 8850 3365 8851 3369 8837 3372 8833
3374 8833 3374 8825
TIME...MOT...LOC 1741Z 269DEG 19KT 3371 8823 3327 8864
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED TORNADO WATCH 365 IN
EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS
IN MISSISSIPPI THIS WATCH INCLUDES 4 COUNTIES
IN EAST CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI
IN NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF BROOKSVILLE, COLUMBUS, LOUISVILLE,
MACON, AND STARKVILLE.