Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Memphis, TN

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
118 PM CDT FRI JUL 3 2015

...HEAVY RAIN EXPECTED ACROSS THE MIDSOUTH THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

.A WEAK COLD FRONT ACROSS THE MIDSOUTH WILL CONTINUE TO BE THE
FOCUS FOR SHOWERS AND STORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING 1 TO 3 INCHES
OF HEAVY RAIN PER HOUR. IN ADDITION UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES
ROTATING AROUND A LOW PRESSURE CENTER IN THE SOUTHERN GREAT LAKES
WILL ALLOW FOR STORMS TO BACK BUILD AND TRAIN OVER THE SAME AREAS.
REPORTS OF OVER 7 INCHES HAS ALREADY OCCURRED ACROSS PORTIONS OF
NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI. WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 5 TO 8
INCHES...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE
MIDSOUTH THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY EVENING.

ARZ008-009-017-018-026>028-MOZ113-115-TNZ001>004-019>022-048>055-
040500-
/O.EXA.KMEG.FF.A.0008.000000T0000Z-150705T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
RANDOLPH-CLAY-LAWRENCE-GREENE-CRAIGHEAD-POINSETT-MISSISSIPPI-
DUNKLIN-PEMISCOT-LAKE-OBION-WEAKLEY-HENRY-DYER-GIBSON-CARROLL-
BENTON TN-LAUDERDALE-TIPTON-HAYWOOD-CROCKETT-MADISON-CHESTER-
HENDERSON-DECATUR-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...POCAHONTAS...PIGGOTT...CORNING...
WALNUT RIDGE...PARAGOULD...JONESBORO...HARRISBURG...BLYTHEVILLE...
KENNETT...CARUTHERSVILLE...TIPTONVILLE...UNION CITY...MARTIN...
DRESDEN...PARIS...DYERSBURG...HUMBOLDT...MILAN...HUNTINGDON...
CAMDEN...RIPLEY TN...COVINGTON...BROWNSVILLE...ALAMO...JACKSON...
HENDERSON...LEXINGTON...PARSONS...DECATURVILLE
118 PM CDT FRI JUL 3 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEMPHIS HAS EXPANDED THE

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE PORTIONS OF EAST ARKANSAS...
  SOUTHEAST MISSOURI AND WEST TENNESSEE...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN EAST ARKANSAS...CLAY...CRAIGHEAD...
  GREENE...LAWRENCE...MISSISSIPPI...POINSETT AND RANDOLPH. IN
  SOUTHEAST MISSOURI...DUNKLIN AND PEMISCOT. IN WEST TENNESSEE...
   BENTON...CARROLL...CHESTER...CROCKETT...DECATUR...DYER...
  GIBSON...HAYWOOD...HENDERSON...HENRY...LAKE...LAUDERDALE...
  MADISON...OBION...TIPTON AND WEAKLEY.

* THROUGH SATURDAY EARLY EVENING.

* EXCESSIVE RAINFALL.

* ROADS MAY BECOME WASHED OUT AND IMPASSABLE. IN ADDITION FLOODING
  TO RESIDENTIAL AND BUSINESS AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING IS ALSO
  ANTICIPATED.

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.

&&

$$

ARZ035-036-048-049-058-MSZ001>017-020>024-TNZ088>092-040500-
/O.CON.KMEG.FF.A.0008.000000T0000Z-150705T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CROSS-CRITTENDEN-ST. FRANCIS-LEE AR-PHILLIPS-DESOTO-MARSHALL-
BENTON MS-TIPPAH-ALCORN-TISHOMINGO-TUNICA-TATE-PRENTISS-COAHOMA-
QUITMAN-PANOLA-LAFAYETTE-UNION-PONTOTOC-LEE MS-ITAWAMBA-
TALLAHATCHIE-YALOBUSHA-CALHOUN-CHICKASAW-MONROE-SHELBY-FAYETTE-
HARDEMAN-MCNAIRY-HARDIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WYNNE...WEST MEMPHIS...FORREST CITY...
MARIANNA...HELENA...WEST HELENA...SOUTHAVEN...OLIVE BRANCH...
HOLLY SPRINGS...ASHLAND...RIPLEY MS...CORINTH...IUKA...TUNICA...
SENATOBIA...BOONEVILLE...CLARKSDALE...MARKS...BATESVILLE...
OXFORD...NEW ALBANY...PONTOTOC...TUPELO...FULTON...CHARLESTON...
WATER VALLEY...COFFEEVILLE...BRUCE...CALHOUN CITY...HOUSTON...
OKOLONA...AMORY...ABERDEEN...BARTLETT...GERMANTOWN...
COLLIERVILLE...MEMPHIS...MILLINGTON...SOMERVILLE...OAKLAND...
BOLIVAR...SELMER...SAVANNAH
118 PM CDT FRI JUL 3 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF EAST ARKANSAS...NORTH MISSISSIPPI AND WEST
  TENNESSEE...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN EAST ARKANSAS...
   CRITTENDEN...CROSS...LEE...PHILLIPS AND ST. FRANCIS. IN NORTH
  MISSISSIPPI...ALCORN...BENTON...CALHOUN...CHICKASAW...
  COAHOMA...DESOTO...ITAWAMBA...LAFAYETTE...LEE...MARSHALL...
  MONROE...PANOLA...PONTOTOC...PRENTISS...QUITMAN...
  TALLAHATCHIE...TATE...TIPPAH...TISHOMINGO...TUNICA...UNION AND
  YALOBUSHA. IN WEST TENNESSEE...FAYETTE...HARDEMAN...HARDIN...
  MCNAIRY AND SHELBY.

* THROUGH SATURDAY EARLY EVENING.

* EXCESSIVE RAINFALL.

* ROADS MAY BECOME WASHED OUT AND IMPASSABLE. IN ADDITION FLOODING
  TO RESIDENTIAL AND BUSINESS AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING IS ALSO
  ANTICIPATED.

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.

&&

$$

JAB



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