weather.gov     
National Weather Service

Watches, Warnings & Advisories
NWS Homepage

2 products issued by NWS for: Jackson TN
Share |


Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Memphis TN
315 AM CST Sat Feb 27 2021

ARZ009-018-026>028-035-036-048-049-058-MOZ113-115-MSZ001>017-
020>024-TNZ001>004-019>022-048>055-088>092-281115-
Alcorn-Benton MS-Benton TN-Calhoun-Carroll-Chester-Chickasaw-Clay-
Coahoma-Craighead-Crittenden-Crockett-Cross-DeSoto-Decatur-
Dunklin-Dyer-Fayette-Gibson-Greene-Hardeman-Hardin-Haywood-
Henderson-Henry-Itawamba-Lafayette-Lake-Lauderdale-Lee AR-Lee MS-
Madison-Marshall-McNairy-Mississippi-Monroe-Obion-Panola-Pemiscot-
Phillips-Poinsett-Pontotoc-Prentiss-Quitman-Shelby-St. Francis-
Tallahatchie-Tate-Tippah-Tipton-Tishomingo-Tunica-Union-Weakley-
Yalobusha-
315 AM CST Sat Feb 27 2021

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of East Arkansas...
the Missouri Bootheel...North Mississippi...and West Tennessee.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Persistent moderate to occasionally heavy rainfall will be
possible this evening and overnight north of Interstate 40. With
soils near saturation, flooding of low-lying areas may occur,
along with stream and river flooding.

There is a Marginal Risk of severe storms north of Interstate 40,
primarily during the evening. Damaging winds and large hail may
briefly accompany locally heavy rainfall.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Persistent moderate to occasionally heavy rainfall will likely
develop southward through the remainder of the Midsouth Sunday
and Sunday night. Flooding of low-lying areas will be possible,
along with stream and river flooding.

There is a Marginal Risk of severe storms Sunday afternoon and
evening along and south of the Interstate 40 corridor. Large hail
and damaging winds may briefly accompany locally heavy rainfall.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be needed tonight and Sunday.

$$

PWB



Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Memphis TN
255 AM CST Sat Feb 27 2021

.Persistent moderate rainfall will occur near a stationary front
over to the north of Interstate 40 this evening. This front will
move south as a cold front on Sunday, interacting with with
subtropical moisture and a series of upper level disturbances. The
heavy rain and flooding threat will progress to areas south of
Interstate 40 on Sunday and Sunday night. Soils remain saturated
over the Midsouth, and any additional rainfall will likely create
run-off, causing flooding of low-lying areas and my cause creeks and
streams to overflow their banks. .

ARZ035-036-048-049-058-MSZ001>014-TNZ021-022-049-050-052>055-088>092-
272200-
/O.NEW.KMEG.FA.A.0001.210228T1200Z-210301T1200Z/
/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-Carroll-Benton TN-Tipton-Haywood-Madison-
Chester-Henderson-Decatur-Shelby-Fayette-Hardeman-McNairy-Hardin-
Including the cities of Jackson, West Helena, Selmer, Bolivar,
Covington, Marks, Henderson, Senatobia, Southaven, Forrest City,
Ripley MS, Holly Springs, Oxford, Germantown, Batesville, Wynne,
Iuka, Booneville, Lexington, Corinth, Parsons, Bartlett,
Collierville, Ashland, Olive Branch, Brownsville, New Albany,
Marianna, Tunica, Savannah, Memphis, Huntingdon, Millington, Helena,
West Memphis, Camden, Somerville, Oakland, Clarksdale, and
Decaturville
255 AM CST Sat Feb 27 2021

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of East Arkansas...North Mississippi and
  West Tennessee, including the following areas, in East Arkansas,
  Crittenden, Cross, Lee AR, Phillips and St. Francis. In North
  Mississippi, Alcorn, Benton MS, Coahoma, DeSoto, Lafayette,
  Marshall, Panola, Prentiss, Quitman, Tate, Tippah, Tishomingo,
  Tunica and Union. In West Tennessee, Benton TN, Carroll, Chester,
  Decatur, Fayette, Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, Madison,
  McNairy, Shelby and Tipton.

* From Sunday morning through late Sunday night

* Persistent moderate to occasionally heavy rainfall onto saturated
  soils may cause flooding.

* Low-lying areas may flood, creeks and streams may overflow their
  banks.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts. You should monitor later forecasts and be alert
for possible flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding
should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.

&&

$$



U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
E-mail: w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov
Page last modified: May 16, 2007
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: for Safety, for Work, for Fun - FOR LIFE