Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Jackson MS
938 AM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

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

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Ashley-Chicot-Morehouse-West Carroll-East Carroll-Richland-
Madison LA-Franklin LA-Catahoula-Tensas-Concordia-Bolivar-
Sunflower-Leflore-Grenada-Carroll-Montgomery-Webster-Clay-Lowndes-
Choctaw-Oktibbeha-Washington-Humphreys-Holmes-Attala-Winston-
Noxubee-Issaquena-Sharkey-Yazoo-Madison MS-Leake-Neshoba-Kemper-
Warren-Hinds-Rankin-Scott-Newton-Lauderdale-Claiborne-Copiah-
Simpson-Smith-Jasper-Clarke-Jefferson-Adams-Franklin MS-Lincoln-
Lawrence-Jefferson Davis-Covington-Jones-Marion-Lamar-Forrest-
Including the cities of Crossett, North Crossett, Hamburg,
West Crossett, Dermott, Lake Village, Eudora, Bastrop, Oak Grove,
Epps, Lake Providence, Rayville, Delhi, Tallulah, Winnsboro,
Jonesville, Harrisonburg, Newellton, St. Joseph, Waterproof,
Vidalia, Ferriday, West Ferriday, Cleveland, Indianola,
Ruleville, Greenwood, Grenada, Vaiden, North Carrollton,
Carrollton, Winona, Eupora, Maben, Mathiston, West Point,
Columbus, Ackerman, Weir, Starkville, Greenville, Belzoni, Isola,
Durant, Tchula, Lexington, Pickens, Goodman, Kosciusko,
Louisville, Macon, Brooksville, Mayersville, Rolling Fork,
Anguilla, Yazoo City, Ridgeland, Madison, Canton, Carthage,
Philadelphia, Pearl River, De Kalb, Scooba, Vicksburg, Jackson,
Pearl, Brandon, Richland, Forest, Morton, Newton, Union, Decatur,
Conehatta, Meridian, Port Gibson, Crystal Springs, Hazlehurst,
Wesson, Magee, Mendenhall, Taylorsville, Raleigh, Bay Springs,
Heidelberg, Quitman, Stonewall, Shubuta, Fayette, Natchez, Bude,
Roxie, Meadville, Brookhaven, Monticello, New Hebron, Prentiss,
Bassfield, Collins, Mount Olive, Laurel, Columbia,
West Hattiesburg, Lumberton, Purvis, and Hattiesburg
938 AM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

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

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of southeast Arkansas, northeast Louisiana and
  Mississippi, including the following areas in southeast
  Arkansas, Ashley and Chicot. In northeast Louisiana,
  Catahoula, Concordia, East Carroll, Franklin LA, Madison LA,
  Morehouse, Richland, Tensas and West Carroll. In Mississippi,
  Adams, Attala, Bolivar, Carroll, Choctaw, Claiborne, Clarke,
  Clay, Copiah, Covington, Forrest, Franklin MS, Grenada, Hinds,
  Holmes, Humphreys, Issaquena, Jasper, Jefferson, Jefferson
  Davis, Jones, Kemper, Lamar, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Leake,
  Leflore, Lincoln, Lowndes, Madison MS, Marion, Montgomery,
  Neshoba, Newton, Noxubee, Oktibbeha, Rankin, Scott, Sharkey,
  Simpson, Smith, Sunflower, Warren, Washington, Webster,
  Winston and Yazoo.

* Until 7 PM CDT this evening

* Rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 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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