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County,
Flash Flood Watch issued May 18 at 3:40AM CDT until May 18 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 3:40 a.m. on Monday, May 18, 2015
Expires: 7 p.m. on Monday, May 18, 2015

...FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE TODAY ACROSS THE ENTIRE MIDSOUTH...
.MOIST AND UNSTABLE AIR WILL CONTINUE TO COVER THE MIDSOUTH
TODAY. UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES WILL INTERACT WITH THIS
ATMOSPHERE. IN ADDITION...A COLD FRONT WILL SLOWLY APPROACH THE
REGION FROM THE NORTHWEST AND MOVE INTO THE AREA BY LATE THIS
AFTERNOON. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL
WILL OCCUR. FLASH FLOODING IS POSSIBLE.
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
THE FLASH 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...CALHOUN...CHICKASAW...COAHOMA...DESOTO...ITAWAMBA...
LAFAYETTE...LEE...MARSHALL...MONROE...PANOLA...PONTOTOC...
PRENTISS...QUITMAN...TALLAHATCHIE...TATE...TIPPAH...
TISHOMINGO...TUNICA...UNION AND YALOBUSHA. 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 THIS EVENING
* NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL OCCUR. LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL AMOUNTS BETWEEN 1 AND 3 INCHES...POSSIBLY MORE...WILL
OCCUR IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME.
* HEAVY RAINFALL MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. HEAVY RAINS IN
SHORT PERIODS OF TIME WILL RESULT IN QUICK RISES IN WATER
LEVELS ALONG AREA CREEKS AND SMALL RIVERS. THIS WILL ALSO
RESULT IN FLOODED ROADWAYS AND LOW WATER CROSSINGS IN AREAS
THAT RECEIVE FLASH FLOODING.

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