Issued by NWS Memphis, TN
FGUS84 KMEG 270241
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
941 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015
Water levels can be expected to rise on the Hatchie River...
L`anguille River...Right Hand Chute Little River...Saint Francis
River...St Francis River Diversion Ditch.
At 9 PM Thursday, the stage on the Saint Francis River at Lake City
was 8.5 feet and steady. Flood stage is 10.0 feet.At 10.0 feet,
Flooding is occurring in the swamps along the river..
At 9 PM Thursday, the stage on the St Francis River Diversion Ditch
at Madison was 30.6 feet and falling. Flood stage is 32.0 feet.At
32.0 feet, Flooding of farmland east of Madison is occurring..
At 9 PM Thursday, the stage on the Right Hand Chute Little River at
Rivervale was 5.5 feet and rising. Flood stage is 11.0 feet.At 10.0
feet, Unprotected farmland near the river is flooded between
Rivervale and Big Lake Wildlife Refuge..
At 8 PM Thursday, the stage on the L`anguille River at Palestine was
22.9 feet and steady. Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
At 9 PM Thursday, the stage on the Hatchie River near Hatchie River
near Bolivar 2NNE was 13.3 feet and falling. Flood stage is 18.0
At 9 PM Thursday, the stage on the Hatchie River at Rialto was 13.6
feet and falling. Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
The next River Statement will be issued tomorrow or sooner if conditions
For graphical river and flood information...please go to
www.weather.gov and click near Memphis on the map. Then select Rivers
and Lakes AHPS under current conditions.
Stay tuned to your weather radio and your local news media for the
latest river information.