Issued by NWS Memphis, TN
FGUS84 KMEG 181843
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
1243 PM CST WED JAN 18 2017
Water levels can be expected to rise on all the streams and rivers in
the next several days. Here are a few of the rivers across the Mid
South that are expected to rise...Buttahatchie River and Tombigbee
in Mississippi. The L`anguille River in Arkansas and the North Fork
Forked Deer River and Obion River in Tennessee...
At 11 AM Wednesday, the stage on the Tombigbee River near Fulton was
7.6 feet and rising. Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
At 11 AM Wednesday, the stage on the L`anguille River at Palestine
was 21.4 feet and rising. Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
At 12 PM Wednesday, the stage on the Obion River near Obion was 31.0
feet and falling. Flood stage is 34.0 feet.
At 12 PM Wednesday, the stage on the North Fork Forked Deer River at
Dyersburg was 13.4 feet and rising. Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
At 11 AM Wednesday, the stage on the Buttahatchie River near Aberdeen
was 6.7 feet and rising. Flood stage is 13.0 feet.At 13.0 feet, Low
land near the river is flooded..
The next River Statement will be issued when 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.