Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Memphis, TN

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
1023 AM CDT THU SEP 11 2014

MSC009-033-093-111645-
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BENTON MS-MARSHALL MS-DESOTO MS-
1023 AM CDT THU SEP 11 2014

...FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY FOR DESOTO...MARSHALL AND BENTON COUNTIES...

THIS IS A FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY FOR DESOTO...MARSHALL AND BENTON
COUNTIES.

...A FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1145 AM CDT FOR
DESOTO...NORTHERN MARSHALL AND NORTHWESTERN BENTON COUNTIES...

AT 1021 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATES 3 TO 6 INCHES OF RAINFALL
HAS OCCURRED OVER THE PAST 4 HOURS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
PRODUCE AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN IN THE NEXT 90 MINUTES.

MAJOR FLOODING HAS BEEN REPORTED AROUND HERNANDO. SEVERAL ROADS ARE
FLOODED. STAY AWAY FROM RISING WATER!

LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO HERNANDO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

.MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE
INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE
USUALLY DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS
POWERFUL ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING
FLOODED ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

.STAY TUNED TO THIS BROADCAST FOR THE LATEST UPDATES AND INFORMATION.
TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER ONLY...CALL 1 800 4 3 2 0 8 7 5.

&&

LAT...LON 3489 8973 3500 8973 3499 8921 3484 8936
      3477 8972 3477 8991 3473 8995 3471 9001
      3473 9010 3476 9013 3476 9016 3472 9020
      3485 9020

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