Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Memphis, TN

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
407 AM 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. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO
REDEVELOP AND MOVE ACROSS THE REGION AHEAD OF THIS DISTURBANCE.
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE AREA WHICH MAY LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING.

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RANDOLPH-CLAY-LAWRENCE-GREENE-CRAIGHEAD-POINSETT-MISSISSIPPI-
CROSS-CRITTENDEN-ST. FRANCIS-LEE AR-PHILLIPS-DUNKLIN-PEMISCOT-
DESOTO-MARSHALL-BENTON MS-TIPPAH-ALCORN-TISHOMINGO-TUNICA-TATE-
PRENTISS-COAHOMA-QUITMAN-PANOLA-LAFAYETTE-UNION-PONTOTOC-LEE MS-
ITAWAMBA-TALLAHATCHIE-YALOBUSHA-CALHOUN-CHICKASAW-MONROE-LAKE-
OBION-WEAKLEY-HENRY-DYER-GIBSON-CARROLL-BENTON TN-LAUDERDALE-
TIPTON-HAYWOOD-CROCKETT-MADISON-CHESTER-HENDERSON-DECATUR-SHELBY-
FAYETTE-HARDEMAN-MCNAIRY-HARDIN-
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...HOLLY SPRINGS...ASHLAND...RIPLEY MS...CORINTH...
IUKA...TUNICA...SENATOBIA...BOONEVILLE...CLARKSDALE...MARKS...
BATESVILLE...OXFORD...NEW ALBANY...PONTOTOC...TUPELO...FULTON...
CHARLESTON...WATER VALLEY...COFFEEVILLE...BRUCE...CALHOUN CITY...
HOUSTON...OKOLONA...AMORY...ABERDEEN...TIPTONVILLE...UNION CITY...
MARTIN...DRESDEN...PARIS...DYERSBURG...HUMBOLDT...MILAN...
HUNTINGDON...CAMDEN...RIPLEY TN...COVINGTON...BROWNSVILLE...
ALAMO...JACKSON...HENDERSON...LEXINGTON...PARSONS...
DECATURVILLE...BARTLETT...GERMANTOWN...COLLIERVILLE...MEMPHIS...
MILLINGTON...SOMERVILLE...OAKLAND...BOLIVAR...SELMER...SAVANNAH
407 AM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

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

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT 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...ALCORN...
  BENTON...CALHOUN...CHICKASAW...COAHOMA...DESOTO...ITAWAMBA...
  LAFAYETTE...LEE...MARSHALL...MONROE...PANOLA...PONTOTOC...
  PRENTISS...QUITMAN...TALLAHATCHIE...TATE...TIPPAH...
  TISHOMINGO...TUNICA...UNION AND YALOBUSHA. IN SOUTHEAST
  MISSOURI...DUNKLIN AND PEMISCOT. IN WEST TENNESSEE...BENTON...
  CARROLL...CHESTER...CROCKETT...DECATUR...DYER...FAYETTE...
  GIBSON...HARDEMAN...HARDIN...HAYWOOD...HENDERSON...HENRY...
  LAKE...LAUDERDALE...MADISON...MCNAIRY...OBION...SHELBY...
  TIPTON AND WEAKLEY.

* THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON

* RAINFALL TOTALS OF 2 TO 4 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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JLH



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