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Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Memphis TN
145 PM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

The Flood Warning continues for the Mississippi River.


A followup Flood Statement will be issued later today.

For graphical river and flood information...please go to and click near Memphis on the map, then select Rivers
and Lakes.

Do not drive through flooded areas...turn around don`t drown.

Stay tuned to your weather radio and your local news media for the
latest river information.


145 PM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River at Memphis
* until Sunday March 10.
* At 1 PM Wednesday the stage was 35.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Maximum forecast stage of 39.0 feet on Thursday February 28.
* Flood stage is 34.0 feet.
* The river rose above flood stage Tuesday February 19 and will
  continue rising to near 39.0 feet by Thursday February 28. The
  river may fall below flood stage Sunday March 10.
* At 40.0 feet...In Tennessee, homesteads on Robinson Crusoe Island
  are flooding. There is extensive backwater flooding along the Wolf
  and Loosahatchie Rivers in Western Shelby County. Refinery docks
  are beginning to flood.


LAT...LON 3539 9025 3539 8995 3533 9005 3513 9004
      3491 9008 3491 9041


Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Memphis TN
424 AM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

Alcorn-Benton MS-Benton TN-Calhoun-Carroll-Chester-Chickasaw-Clay-
Henderson-Henry-Itawamba-Lafayette-Lake-Lauderdale-Lee AR-Lee MS-
Phillips-Poinsett-Pontotoc-Prentiss-Quitman-Shelby-St. Francis-
424 AM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through late tonight for
areas of the Mid-South east of the Mississippi River. Heavy
rainfall is expected this morning and afternoon. Up to 1.50 inches
of rain could fall, in addition to recent heavy rainfall. This
may lead to flooding, rises in area rivers, and an increased
potential for river flooding.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Additional heavy rainfall will be possible on Friday and
Saturday. Another flood or flash flood watch may be needed.

Severe thunderstorms are also possible Saturday into Saturday


Spotter activation may be needed Saturday into Saturday night in
support of severe weather operations.



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