Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Memphis, TN

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
243 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON ACROSS THE
ENTIRE MID SOUTH...

.AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE THROUGH THE MID SOUTH
TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY. SEVERAL INCHES OF RAINFALL HAS ALREADY
ACCUMULATED ACROSS THE MIDSOUTH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE
EXPECTED TO REDEVELOP TONIGHT AND MOVE ACROSS THE REGION AHEAD OF
THIS DISTURBANCE. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE
AREA WHICH WILL LIKELY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. THE MAIN FOCUS FOR
FLASH FLOODING SHOULD SHIFT INTO WEST TENNESSEE AND NORTH
MISSISSIPPI TOMORROW AFTERNOON.

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PANOLA-LAFAYETTE-UNION-PONTOTOC-LEE MS-ITAWAMBA-TALLAHATCHIE-
YALOBUSHA-CALHOUN-CHICKASAW-MONROE-WEAKLEY-HENRY-GIBSON-CARROLL-
BENTON TN-HAYWOOD-CROCKETT-MADISON-CHESTER-HENDERSON-DECATUR-
FAYETTE-HARDEMAN-MCNAIRY-HARDIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HOLLY SPRINGS...ASHLAND...RIPLEY MS...
CORINTH...IUKA...SENATOBIA...BOONEVILLE...MARKS...BATESVILLE...
OXFORD...NEW ALBANY...PONTOTOC...TUPELO...FULTON...CHARLESTON...
WATER VALLEY...COFFEEVILLE...BRUCE...CALHOUN CITY...HOUSTON...
OKOLONA...AMORY...ABERDEEN...MARTIN...DRESDEN...PARIS...
HUMBOLDT...MILAN...HUNTINGDON...CAMDEN...BROWNSVILLE...ALAMO...
JACKSON...HENDERSON...LEXINGTON...PARSONS...DECATURVILLE...
SOMERVILLE...OAKLAND...BOLIVAR...SELMER...SAVANNAH
243 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

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

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* PORTIONS OF NORTH MISSISSIPPI AND WEST TENNESSEE...INCLUDING
  THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN NORTH MISSISSIPPI...ALCORN...BENTON...
   CALHOUN...CHICKASAW...ITAWAMBA...LAFAYETTE...LEE...MARSHALL...
   MONROE...PANOLA...PONTOTOC...PRENTISS...QUITMAN...
  TALLAHATCHIE...TATE...TIPPAH...TISHOMINGO...UNION AND
  YALOBUSHA. IN WEST TENNESSEE...BENTON...CARROLL...CHESTER...
  CROCKETT...DECATUR...FAYETTE...GIBSON...HARDEMAN...HARDIN...
  HAYWOOD...HENDERSON...HENRY...MADISON...MCNAIRY AND WEAKLEY.

* THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING

* RAINFALL TOTALS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HEAVIER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE.

* HEAVY RAINFALL MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. HEAVY RAINS IN
  SHORT PERIODS OF TIME WILL RESULT IN QUICK RISES IN WATER
  LEVELS ALONG AREA CREEKS AND SMALL RIVERS. THIS WILL ALSO
  RESULT IN FLOODED ROADWAYS AND LOW WATER CROSSINGS IN AREAS
  THAT RECEIVE FLASH FLOODING.

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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RANDOLPH-CLAY-LAWRENCE-GREENE-CRAIGHEAD-POINSETT-MISSISSIPPI-
CROSS-CRITTENDEN-ST. FRANCIS-LEE AR-PHILLIPS-DUNKLIN-PEMISCOT-
DESOTO-TUNICA-COAHOMA-LAKE-OBION-DYER-LAUDERDALE-TIPTON-SHELBY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...POCAHONTAS...PIGGOTT...CORNING...
WALNUT RIDGE...PARAGOULD...JONESBORO...HARRISBURG...BLYTHEVILLE...
WYNNE...WEST MEMPHIS...FORREST CITY...MARIANNA...HELENA...
WEST HELENA...KENNETT...CARUTHERSVILLE...SOUTHAVEN...
OLIVE BRANCH...TUNICA...CLARKSDALE...TIPTONVILLE...UNION CITY...
DYERSBURG...RIPLEY TN...COVINGTON...BARTLETT...GERMANTOWN...
COLLIERVILLE...MEMPHIS...MILLINGTON
243 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF EAST ARKANSAS...NORTH MISSISSIPPI...SOUTHEAST
  MISSOURI AND WEST TENNESSEE...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
  IN EAST ARKANSAS...CLAY...CRAIGHEAD...CRITTENDEN...CROSS...
  GREENE...LAWRENCE...LEE...MISSISSIPPI...PHILLIPS...POINSETT...
  RANDOLPH AND ST. FRANCIS. IN NORTH MISSISSIPPI...COAHOMA...
  DESOTO AND TUNICA. IN SOUTHEAST MISSOURI...DUNKLIN AND
  PEMISCOT. IN WEST TENNESSEE...DYER...LAKE...LAUDERDALE...
  OBION...SHELBY AND TIPTON.

* THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON

* RAINFALL TOTALS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HEAVIER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE.

* HEAVY RAINFALL MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. HEAVY RAINS IN
  SHORT PERIODS OF TIME WILL RESULT IN QUICK RISES IN WATER
  LEVELS ALONG AREA CREEKS AND SMALL RIVERS. THIS WILL ALSO
  RESULT IN FLOODED ROADWAYS AND LOW WATER CROSSINGS IN AREAS
  THAT RECEIVE FLASH FLOODING.

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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