Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Memphis, TN

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
1155 AM CDT MON AUG 18 2014

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CROCKETT TN-GIBSON TN-HAYWOOD TN-LAUDERDALE TN-MADISON TN-TIPTON TN-
1155 AM CDT MON AUG 18 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEMPHIS HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTHERN CROCKETT COUNTY IN NORTHWEST TENNESSEE...
  SOUTHEASTERN GIBSON COUNTY IN NORTHWEST TENNESSEE...
  HAYWOOD COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE...
  CENTRAL LAUDERDALE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE...
  MADISON COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE...
  EASTERN TIPTON COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE...

* UNTIL 300 PM CDT

* AT 1154 AM CDT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
VERY HEAVY RAIN OVER THE ADVISORY AREA. NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATES THAT IN EXCESS OF FIVE INCHES OF RAINFALL
HAS OCCURRED OVER THE PAST 24 HOURS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
PRODUCE AN ADDITIONAL TWO TO FOUR INCHES OF RAIN OVER THE NEXT 3
HOURS.

LOCATIONS AFFECTED BY THE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY
INCLUDE BROWNSVILLE...COVINGTON...HUMBOLDT...JACKSON...RIPLEY AND
ADAIR.

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.

LAT...LON 3557 8861 3552 8865 3554 8905 3541 8966
      3574 8977 3585 8870 3580 8870 3579 8862
      3568 8860

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