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408 AM CDT Thu Apr 27 2017
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a
* Flash Flood Watch for portions of East Arkansas, Southeast
Missouri, and West Tennessee, including the following areas,
in East Arkansas, Clay, Craighead, Crittenden, Cross, Greene,
Lawrence, Lee, Mississippi, Phillips, Poinsett, Randolph, and
St. Francis. In Southeast Missouri, Dunklin and Pemiscot. In
West Tennessee, Dyer, Lake, and Obion.
* From Friday evening through Sunday evening
* Several rounds of showers and thunderstorms are expected to
produce between 3-7 inches across the watch area with locally
higher amounts especially across Northeast Arkansas through
* Recent rainfall has saturated soils across the watch area. Any
additional heavy rainfall may result in the potential for flash
flooding and subsequent river flooding.
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.