Watches, Warnings, and Advisories

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Weakley (TNZ003) Tennessee Issued by the National Weather Service

 

Flood Watch Flood Watch - Weakley (Tennessee)


Updated:Fri, 23-Feb-2018 11:40am CST
Effective:Fri, 23-Feb-2018 9:16pm CST
Expires:Mon, 26-Feb-2018 9:36am CST
Severity:Moderate
Urgency:Future
Certainty:Possible
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Benton; Carroll; Chester; Crockett; Decatur; Dyer; Fayette; Gibson; Hardeman; Hardin; Haywood; Henderson; Henry; Lake; Lauderdale; Madison; McNairy; Obion; Shelby; Tipton; Weakley
 
Instructions: 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.

Message summary: ...the potential for flooding will continue across much of the midsouth through late saturday night...
.a low pressure system will interact with deep moisture to produce showers and thunderstorms across the midsouth through late saturday night. Rainfall of 2 to 5 inches will be possible, mainly north of interstate 40. This additional rainfall on saturated soils will result in additional run-off into rivers that are already running high from recent rainfall. Widespread flooding of rural lowlands and poor drainage urban areas is also anticipated.
...flood watch remains in effect through late saturday night...
The flood watch continues for
* portions of east arkansas, north mississippi, southeast missouri, and west tennessee, including the following areas, in east arkansas, clay, craighead, crittenden, cross, greene, lawrence, lee, mississippi, phillips, poinsett, randolph, and st. Francis. In north mississippi, alcorn, benton, coahoma, desoto, marshall, panola, quitman, tate, tippah, and tunica. In southeast missouri, dunklin and pemiscot. In west tennessee, benton, carroll, chester, crockett, decatur, dyer, fayette, gibson, hardeman, hardin, haywood, henderson, henry, lake, lauderdale, madison, mcnairy, obion, shelby, tipton, and weakley.
* through late saturday night
* additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are possible through saturday night, with highest amounts expected north of interstate 40.
* runoff from heavy rainfall may result in rapid rises in river, stream, and creek levels. Widespread rural lowland flooding is possible and poor drainage urban areas may experience street flooding.
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