Alert: Flash Flood Warning issued April 21 at 12:58PM CDT expiring April 21 at 6:00PM CDT by NWS Memphis TN

Event: Flash Flood Warning
Sender Name: NWS Memphis TN
Issued: 2017-04-21T12:58:08-05:00
Expires: 2017-04-21T18:00:00-05:00
WEA Text: Flash Flood Warning this area til 6:00 PM CDT. Avoid flood areas. Check local media. -NWS
Description: The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for…
Tipton County in western Tennessee…
Central Lauderdale County in western Tennessee…

* Until 600 PM CDT

* At 1255 PM CDT…Doppler Radar estimates 1 to 3 inches of rain has
occurred over the past hour. Showers and thunderstorms will produce
an additional 1 to 3 inches of rain over the next 2 hours.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Covington, Ripley, Munford, Brighton, Dixonville, Ft Pillow,
Tipton, Atoka, Mason, Henning, Gilt Edge, Burlison, Garland, Egypt,
Quito, Luckett, Flippin, Idaville, Beaver and Rialto.

At 12:45, water covering Highway 51 near Covington was reported.

Instruction: Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Link to more Info:
Urgency: Immediate
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Lauderdale; Tipton

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2328282-2191173
CAP MessageType: Alert
Added note: – Flash Flood Warnings warnings