Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
1231 PM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN ASHLEY COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN ARKANSAS...
  CHICOT COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN ARKANSAS...

* UNTIL 330 PM CDT

* AT 1228 PM CDT...EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED SIGNIFICANT FLASH
  FLOODING ONGOING ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. IN PARTICULAR...NUMEROUS
  COUNTY ROADS AND STREETS IN THE NORTHERN PART OF CHICOT COUNTY
  WERE FLOODED. AT LEAST A FEW HOMES HAD FLOODED. EMERGENCY
  MANAGEMENT INDICATED THAT FLOOD WATERS CONTINUED TO RISE...AND AN
  AUTOMATED GAGE ALONG BIG BAYOU EAST OF DERMOTT HAD RISEN 8 FEET
  SINCE RAIN BEGAN EARLIER THIS MORNING. THE GAGE READING CONTINUED
  TO RISE.

* DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED 3 TO 6 INCHES OF RAIN WAS COMMON ACROSS
  THE WARNING AREA THIS MORNING. STORMS PRODUCING VERY HEAVY RAIN
  WERE OCCURRING IN EXTREME NORTHERN CHICOT COUNTY...INCLUDING THE
  DERMOTT AREA...AT 1230 PM. THESE STORMS WERE MOVING NORTH AND RAIN
  SHOULD DIMINISH OVER THE NEXT HOUR. HOWEVER...EXTENSIVE RUNOFF
  WILL CONTINUE FOR AT LEAST A FEW HOURS...EXACERBATING FLOODING
  ISSUES.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  LAKE VILLAGE...DERMOTT...PORTLAND...MONTROSE...PARKDALE...SNYDER
  AND MCMILLAN CORNER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

KEEP CHILDREN AWAY FROM STORM DRAINS...CULVERTS...CREEKS AND STREAMS.
WATER LEVELS CAN RISE RAPIDLY AND SWEEP CHILDREN AWAY.

STAY AWAY OR BE SWEPT AWAY. RIVER BANKS AND CULVERTS CAN BECOME
UNSTABLE AND UNSAFE.

TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

&&

LAT...LON 3339 9165 3339 9146 3356 9145 3356 9135
      3352 9135 3353 9133 3352 9132 3352 9125
      3355 9123 3349 9116 3348 9118 3350 9118
      3345 9123 3344 9123 3343 9121 3341 9121
      3311 9140 3310 9164

$$

AEG



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