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Including the cities of West Point, Columbus, Starkville,
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403 PM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
The National Weather Service in Jackson has expanded the
* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of central Mississippi,
east central Mississippi, northeast Mississippi, south central
Mississippi and southeast Mississippi, including the following
areas in central Mississippi, Leake, Scott and Smith. In east
central Mississippi, Clarke, Jasper, Kemper, Lauderdale,
Neshoba, Newton, Noxubee and Winston. In northeast
Mississippi, Clay, Lowndes and Oktibbeha. In south central
Mississippi, Jefferson Davis and Marion. In southeast
Mississippi, Covington, Forrest, Jones and Lamar.
* From Sunday morning through Sunday evening
* Rainfall amounts ranging from 2 to 3 inches with localized
amounts up to 6 inches over a short amount of time could lead
to flash flooding.
* 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.