Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Watch
National Weather Service Jackson MS
345 PM CDT Mon May 22 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

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Catahoula-Concordia-Lauderdale-Copiah-Simpson-Smith-Jasper-Clarke-
Jefferson-Adams-Franklin MS-Lincoln-Lawrence-Jefferson Davis-
Covington-Jones-Marion-Lamar-Forrest-
Including the cities of Jonesville, Harrisonburg, Vidalia,
Ferriday, West Ferriday, Meridian, Crystal Springs, Hazlehurst,
Wesson, Magee, Mendenhall, Taylorsville, Raleigh, Bay Springs,
Heidelberg, Quitman, Stonewall, Shubuta, Fayette, Natchez, Bude,
Roxie, Meadville, Brookhaven, Monticello, New Hebron, Prentiss,
Bassfield, Collins, Mount Olive, Laurel, Columbia,
West Hattiesburg, Lumberton, Purvis, and Hattiesburg
345 PM CDT Mon May 22 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* Portions of northeast Louisiana and Mississippi, including the
  following areas in northeast Louisiana, Catahoula and
  Concordia. In Mississippi, Adams, Clarke, Copiah, Covington,
  Forrest, Franklin MS, Jasper, Jefferson, Jefferson Davis,
  Jones, Lamar, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Lincoln, Marion, Simpson
  and Smith.

* Through Tuesday morning

* Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches, with locally higher
  amounts, in a short period of time may lead to flash flooding.

* The flooding of roads, low lying areas, and areas with poor
  drainage will be possible. If encountering flooded road,
  remember to turn around, don`t drown.

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.

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