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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 1:47 PM CDT on June 22, 2017

Expires 1:00 AM EDT on June 24, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch in effect from 7 PM CDT this evening through
Friday evening...

The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of east Arkansas, north
Mississippi, and west Tennessee, including the following
areas, in east Arkansas, Crittenden, cross, Lee, Phillips, and
St. Francis. In north Mississippi, Benton, Coahoma, DeSoto,
Lafayette, Marshall, Panola, Quitman, Tallahatchie, Tate,
Tunica, and Yalobusha. In west Tennessee, Fayette, Hardeman,
and Shelby.

* From 7 PM CDT this evening through Friday evening

* excessive rainfall from Tropical Depression Cindy.

* High rainfall rates could lead to rapid inundation of flood-
prone roadways. Sharp rises in creeks and small streams may
occur. Low-lying areas may quickly become flooded.Low lying
areas both urban and rural will be most prone to flooding.
Travelers should be aware of these threat areas and avoid them
if at all possible. In addition persons should avoid outside
activity near culverts... ditches and ravines as these have
proven deadly during flash flood events.



Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Statement as of 1:47 PM CDT on June 22, 2017

Expires 1:00 AM EDT on June 24, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch in effect from 7 PM CDT this evening through
Friday evening...

The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of east Arkansas, north
Mississippi, and west Tennessee, including the following
areas, in east Arkansas, Crittenden, cross, Lee, Phillips, and
St. Francis. In north Mississippi, Benton, Coahoma, DeSoto,
Lafayette, Marshall, Panola, Quitman, Tallahatchie, Tate,
Tunica, and Yalobusha. In west Tennessee, Fayette, Hardeman,
and Shelby.

* From 7 PM CDT this evening through Friday evening

* excessive rainfall from Tropical Depression Cindy.

* High rainfall rates could lead to rapid inundation of flood-
prone roadways. Sharp rises in creeks and small streams may
occur. Low-lying areas may quickly become flooded.Low lying
areas both urban and rural will be most prone to flooding.
Travelers should be aware of these threat areas and avoid them
if at all possible. In addition persons should avoid outside
activity near culverts... ditches and ravines as these have
proven deadly during flash flood events.



Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.






Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Flood Warning, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement, Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Arizona - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Arkansas - Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
California - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Heat Advisory, Excessive Heat Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Beach Hazard Statement , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Tornado Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Coastal Flood Statement
Delaware - Coastal Flood Advisory
District of Columbia - Air Quality Alert
Florida - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement, Flash Flood Watch , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Record Report
Georgia - Tornado Warning , Tornado Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Hawaii - Special Statement
Idaho - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Fire Weather Warning
Illinois - Flash Flood Watch
Indiana - Flash Flood Watch
Iowa - Public Information Statement
Kansas - Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch
Louisiana - Tornado Watch , Hurricane Statement , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Coastal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Coastal Flood Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Maryland - Flash Flood Watch , Air Quality Alert
Mississippi - Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Coastal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Missouri - Flash Flood Watch
Montana - Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning
Nebraska - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Record Report
New Jersey - Coastal Flood Advisory , Air Quality Alert
New Mexico - Heat Advisory
New York - Coastal Flood Statement , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Beach Hazard Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Ohio - Flash Flood Watch
Oregon - Heat Advisory
Pennsylvania - Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Puerto Rico -
South Carolina - Flood Warning
Tennessee - Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Texas - Hurricane Statement , Coastal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Coastal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Utah - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Flash Flood Watch , Air Quality Alert
Washington - Special Statement
West Virginia - Flash Flood Watch
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Wyoming - Areal Flood Warning
- Tornado Watch

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