Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Watch
National Weather Service Jackson MS
1122 AM CDT Mon Jul 24 2017

......FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON......

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Copiah-Simpson-Lincoln-Lawrence-Jefferson Davis-Covington-Jones-
Marion-Lamar-Forrest-
Including the cities of Crystal Springs, Hazlehurst, Wesson,
Magee, Mendenhall, Brookhaven, Monticello, New Hebron, Prentiss,
Bassfield, Collins, Mount Olive, Laurel, Columbia,
West Hattiesburg, Lumberton, Purvis, and Hattiesburg
1122 AM CDT Mon Jul 24 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of central Mississippi, south
  central Mississippi and southeast Mississippi, including the
  following areas in central Mississippi, Copiah and Simpson. In
  south central Mississippi, Jefferson Davis, Lawrence, Lincoln
  and Marion. In southeast Mississippi, Covington, Forrest,
  Jones and Lamar.

* Until 7 PM CDT this evening

* Rainfall amounts of 2 to 5 inches in a short period of time may
  lead to flash flooding, especially in areas where the ground
  has been saturated by heavy rain over the past few days.

* The flooding of roads, low lying areas, and areas with poor
  drainage will be possible. If encountering flooded roadways,
  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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