Event: Flash Flood Watch
Sender Name: NWS Memphis TN
Description: The remnants of Tropical Depression Cindy has pushed out of the
Mid-South. However, flash flooding may still be possible this
evening as a line of strong thunderstorms push into the Mid-South
ahead of an approaching cold front. Any additional rainfall from
these thunderstorms could quickly cause flash flooding due to the
recent heavy rainfall from Cindy.
The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of East Arkansas, Southeast Missouri, and West
Tennessee, including the following areas, in East Arkansas,
Clay, Craighead, Greene, Mississippi, and Poinsett. 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.
* Until midnight CDT tonight
* Additional rainfall of 1-2 inches will be possible
* Sharp rises in creeks and small streams may occur. Low-lying
areas may quickly become flooded.Low lying areas both urban and
rural will be most prone to flooding. Travelers should be aware
of these threat areas and avoid them if at all possible. In
addition persons should avoid outside activity near
culverts…ditches and ravines as these have proven deadly
during flash flood events.
Instruction: 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.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Area Description: Crockett; Madison; Clay; Dunklin; Henry; Pemiscot; Weakley; Henderson; Decatur; Chester; Dyer; Gibson; Carroll; Benton; Craighead; Tipton; Poinsett; Lauderdale; Lake; Haywood; Obion; Mississippi; Greene
Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2421241-2272405
CAP MessageType: Update
Added note: – Flash Flood Warnings warnings