Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Memphis, TN

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Memphis TN
210 PM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

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Greene AR-Randolph AR-Craighead AR-Mississippi AR-Lawrence AR-
Clay AR-Pemiscot MO-Dunklin MO-Dyer TN-Obion TN-Lauderdale TN-
Lake TN-
210 PM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
  Greene County in eastern Arkansas...
  Randolph County in eastern Arkansas...
  Craighead County in eastern Arkansas...
  Mississippi County in eastern Arkansas...
  Lawrence County in eastern Arkansas...
  Clay County in eastern Arkansas...
  Pemiscot County in southeastern Missouri...
  Dunklin County in southeastern Missouri...
  Dyer County in western Tennessee...
  Obion County in western Tennessee...
  Northern Lauderdale County in western Tennessee...
  Lake County in western Tennessee...

* Until 500 PM CDT

* At 200 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated and trained spotters
  verified that heavy rainfall occurred over much of northeast
  Arkansas, the Missouri Bootheel, and northwest Tennessee today. Up
  to five inches of rain has fallen over much of the area, resulting
  in swollen local rivers and creeks. Road and areal flooding will
  continue to be an issue over the next few hours before the water
  begins to recede.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Jonesboro, Paragould, Dyersburg, Blytheville, Kennett, Union City,
  Ripley, Osceola, Pocahontas, Caruthersville, Walnut Ridge, Piggott,
  Gosnell, Corning, Manila, Portageville, Hayti, Hoxie, Fulton and
  Steele.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate route.

&&

LAT...LON 3652 8996 3639 8997 3643 8973 3634 8955
      3650 8954 3646 8948 3648 8882 3640 8888
      3641 8895 3620 8899 3620 8916 3603 8916
      3573 8944 3571 9104 3588 9103 3589 9123
      3623 9134 3624 9126 3633 9126 3650 9141

$$


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