Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
1133 PM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  GRENADA COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF GRENADA...

* UNTIL 130 AM CDT

* AT 1133 PM CDT...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS REPORTED FLASH
FLOODING FROM VERY HEAVY RAIN NEAR GRENADA...MOVING SOUTHWEST AT
10   MPH. ESTIMATED RADAR RAINFALL AMOUNTS...ON THE ORDER OF ONE
TO   THREE INCHES...HAVE OCCURRED IN THE PAST HOUR.

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO BEW
  SPRINGS

VERY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CONTINUE OVER THE WARNED AREA FOR THE NEXT
TWO HOURS WITH AN ADDITIONAL ONE TO THREE INCHES POSSIBLE. LIGHT
RAIN WILL CONTINUE OVER THE AREA FOR THE NEXT HOUR OR TWO...WATER
WILL BE SLOW TO RECEDE UNTIL AFTER THE RAIN ENDS.

RAINFALL AMOUNTS FROM ONE TO THREE INCHES A HOUR CAN CAUSE FLOODING
ON ROADS IN AND AROUND THE CITY OF GRENADA...INCLUDING MONROE STREET
AT FAIRGROUND ROAD...VAN DORN BETWEEN COMMERCE AND POPLAR STREETS...
MOUND STREET AT JEFFERSON STREET...PEARL AT LYNCH STREET AND COUNTRY
CLUB ROAD JUST SOUTH OF EAST MONROE STREET.

NEARLY FIFTEEN HOMES WERE FLOODED IN THE CITY OF GRENADA. WATER WAS
SEVERAL FEET DEEP IN LOW LYING AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS
MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

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LAT...LON 3385 8992 3387 8970 3369 8970 3369 8991

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