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TORNADO WARNING - PEMISCOT


 


Tornado Warning
SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
627 PM CDT TUE MAR 18 2008

MOC069-155-190000-
/O.CON.KMEG.TO.W.0073.000000T0000Z-080319T0000Z/
DUNKLIN MO-PEMISCOT MO-
627 PM CDT TUE MAR 18 2008

...A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 700 PM CDT FOR PEMISCOT
AND SOUTHERN DUNKLIN COUNTIES...

AT 627 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO
INDICATE A TORNADO.  THIS TORNADO WAS LOCATED 6 MILES NORTHWEST OF
DENTON...OR ABOUT 8 MILES SOUTHEAST OF KENNETT...MOVING NORTHEAST AT
40 MPH.

OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
HOLLAND...STEELE...DEERING...BRAGG CITY...PASCOLA...HAYTI HEIGHTS...
HOMESTOWN...HAYTI...BOLTON...CARUTHERSVILLE AND HAYWARD.

.IN ADDITION TO THE TORNADO...THIS STORM IS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND DESTRUCTIVE STRAIGHT LINE WINDS IN EXCESS OF
80 MPH.

.THE SAFEST PLACE TO BE DURING A TORNADO IS IN A BASEMENT. GET UNDER
A WORKBENCH OR OTHER PIECE OF STURDY FURNITURE. IF NO BASEMENT IS
AVAILABLE...SEEK SHELTER ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF THE BUILDING IN AN
INTERIOR HALLWAY OR ROOM SUCH AS A CLOSET. USE BLANKETS OR PILLOWS TO
COVER YOUR BODY AND ALWAYS STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

.IF IN MOBILE HOMES OR VEHICLES...EVACUATE THEM AND GET INSIDE A
SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER. IF NO SHELTER IS AVAILABLE...LIE FLAT IN THE
NEAREST DITCH OR OTHER LOW SPOT AND COVER YOUR HEAD WITH YOUR HANDS.

.STAY TUNED TO THIS BROADCAST FOR THE LATEST UPDATES AND INFORMATION.
TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER ONLY...CALL 1 800 4 3 2 0 8 7 5.

LAT...LON 3637 8954 3635 8962 3629 8956 3625 8957
      3625 8971 3617 8959 3612 8960 3599 9010
      3600 9028 3612 9029 3615 9023 3643 8960
TIME...MOT...LOC 2327Z 244DEG 38KT 3614 8997

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Severe Weather Statement
SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
627 PM CDT TUE MAR 18 2008

MOC069-155-190000-
/O.CON.KMEG.TO.W.0073.000000T0000Z-080319T0000Z/
DUNKLIN MO-PEMISCOT MO-
627 PM CDT TUE MAR 18 2008

...A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 700 PM CDT FOR PEMISCOT
AND SOUTHERN DUNKLIN COUNTIES...

AT 627 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO
INDICATE A TORNADO.  THIS TORNADO WAS LOCATED 6 MILES NORTHWEST OF
DENTON...OR ABOUT 8 MILES SOUTHEAST OF KENNETT...MOVING NORTHEAST AT
40 MPH.

OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
HOLLAND...STEELE...DEERING...BRAGG CITY...PASCOLA...HAYTI HEIGHTS...
HOMESTOWN...HAYTI...BOLTON...CARUTHERSVILLE AND HAYWARD.

.IN ADDITION TO THE TORNADO...THIS STORM IS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND DESTRUCTIVE STRAIGHT LINE WINDS IN EXCESS OF
80 MPH.

.THE SAFEST PLACE TO BE DURING A TORNADO IS IN A BASEMENT. GET UNDER
A WORKBENCH OR OTHER PIECE OF STURDY FURNITURE. IF NO BASEMENT IS
AVAILABLE...SEEK SHELTER ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF THE BUILDING IN AN
INTERIOR HALLWAY OR ROOM SUCH AS A CLOSET. USE BLANKETS OR PILLOWS TO
COVER YOUR BODY AND ALWAYS STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

.IF IN MOBILE HOMES OR VEHICLES...EVACUATE THEM AND GET INSIDE A
SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER. IF NO SHELTER IS AVAILABLE...LIE FLAT IN THE
NEAREST DITCH OR OTHER LOW SPOT AND COVER YOUR HEAD WITH YOUR HANDS.

.STAY TUNED TO THIS BROADCAST FOR THE LATEST UPDATES AND INFORMATION.
TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER ONLY...CALL 1 800 4 3 2 0 8 7 5.

LAT...LON 3637 8954 3635 8962 3629 8956 3625 8957
      3625 8971 3617 8959 3612 8960 3599 9010
      3600 9028 3612 9029 3615 9023 3643 8960
TIME...MOT...LOC 2327Z 244DEG 38KT 3614 8997

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
ARC093-MOC069-155-182330-
/O.NEW.KMEG.SV.W.0102.080318T2302Z-080318T2330Z/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
602 PM CDT TUE MAR 18 2008

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEMPHIS HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN MISSISSIPPI COUNTY IN EASTERN ARKANSAS...
  SOUTHERN DUNKLIN COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST MISSOURI...
  SOUTHERN PEMISCOT COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST MISSOURI...

* UNTIL 630 PM CDT

* AT 602 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  SEVERE THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING DESTRUCTIVE WINDS IN EXCESS OF 70
  MPH.  THIS STORM WAS LOCATED 6 MILES NORTHWEST OF LEACHVILLE...AND
  MOVING NORTHEAST AT 55 MPH.

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
  HORNERSVILLE...DENTON...STEELE...COOTER AND CARUTHERSVILLE.

DOPPLER RADAR HAS INDICATED SOME WEAK ROTATION WITHIN THIS STORM.
WHILE NOT IMMEDIATELY LIKELY...A TORNADO MAY STILL DEVELOP. IF A
TORNADO IS SPOTTED...ACT QUICKLY AND MOVE TO A PLACE OF SAFETY IN A
STURDY STRUCTURE...SUCH AS A BASEMENT OR SMALL INTERIOR ROOM.

.STAY TUNED TO THIS BROADCAST FOR THE LATEST UPDATES AND INFORMATION.
TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER ONLY...CALL 1 800 4 3 2 0 8 7 5.

LAT...LON 3615 8958 3612 8961 3610 8968 3603 8968
      3589 9028 3599 9028 3600 9031 3601 9031
      3620 8962 3618 8960
TIME...MOT...LOC 2302Z 239DEG 49KT 3602 9026

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Short Term Forecast
SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
552 PM CDT TUE MAR 18 2008

ARZ008-009-017-018-026>028-035-036-048-049-058-MOZ113-115-190030-
CLAY-CRAIGHEAD-CRITTENDEN-CROSS-DUNKLIN-GREENE-LAWRENCE-LEE(AR)-
MISSISSIPPI-PEMISCOT-PHILLIPS-POINSETT-RANDOLPH-ST. FRANCIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BLYTHEVILLE...JONESBORO...KENNETT...
WEST MEMPHIS
552 PM CDT TUE MAR 18 2008

.NOW...
...TORNADO WATCH IN EFFECT FOR MOST OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS UNTIL 6
PM CDT...

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FOR MOST OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND THE
MISSOURI BOOTHEEL UNTIL 6 AM CDT ON 19 MAR 2008...

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL PROGRESS OVER
NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND THE MISSOURI BOOTHEEL EARLY THIS EVENING.
THROUGH 730 PM CDT...PRECIPITATION WILL BE HEAVIEST NORTHWEST OF A
CARUTHERSVILLE MISSOURI...WEINER ARKANSAS LINE...WHERE HOURLY
RAINFALL RATES CAN APPROACH AN INCH AN HOUR. THIS WILL PRODUCE
PONDING OF WATER ON THE ROADWAYS AND OVER LOW LYING AREAS.
OTHERWISE...ISOLATED CELLS MOVING OVER THE REMAINDER OF NORTHEAST
ARKANSAS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING BRIEF HEAVY DOWNPOURS WITH UP
TO A QUARTER OF AN INCH OF RAIN. IN ADDITION...EXPECT GUSTY SOUTH
WINDS AT 20 TO 30 MILES AN HOUR...WITH GUSTS NEAR 45 MILES AN HOUR.
GUSTS IN AND NEAR THUNDERSTORMS CAN APPROACH 55 MILES AN HOUR. THE
CELLS ARE MOVING TO THE NORTHEAST AROUND 45 MILES AN HOUR.

$$


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Flash Flood Warning
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
ARC021-031-055-075-093-111-121-MOC069-155-190415-
/O.NEW.KMEG.FF.W.0018.080318T2215Z-080319T0415Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
515 PM CDT TUE MAR 18 2008

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEMPHIS HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  CLAY COUNTY IN EASTERN ARKANSAS...
  CRAIGHEAD COUNTY IN EASTERN ARKANSAS...
  GREENE COUNTY IN EASTERN ARKANSAS...
  LAWRENCE COUNTY IN EASTERN ARKANSAS...
  MISSISSIPPI COUNTY IN EASTERN ARKANSAS...
  POINSETT COUNTY IN EASTERN ARKANSAS...
  RANDOLPH COUNTY IN EASTERN ARKANSAS...
  DUNKLIN COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST MISSOURI...
  PEMISCOT COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST MISSOURI...

* UNTIL 1115 PM CDT

* AT 515 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
VERY HEAVY RAIN WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE OVER THE WARNED AREA. OVER THE
PAST HOUR 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAINFALL HAS FALLEN ACROSS PORTIONS OF
THE WARNED AREA. AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES OF RAIN MAY FALL ACROSS
THE WARNED AREA OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL HOURS WHICH WILL LIKELY RESULT
IN FLASH FLOODING.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO FONTAINE...
  BOLTON...WARDELL...STEELE...SENATH...MALDEN...KENNETT...
  HORNERSVILLE...HOLCOMB...HAYTI HEIGHTS...HAYTI...GLENNONVILLE...
  DENTON...DEERING...COOTER...CLARKTON...CARDWELL...CAMPBELL...
  ARBYRD...WALNUT RIDGE...WALCOTT...SUCCESS...ST. FRANCIS...REYNO...
  RECTOR...RAVENDEN SPRINGS...RAVENDEN...PORTIA...POLLARD...
  POCAHONTAS...PIGGOTT...PEACH ORCHARD...PARAGOULD...OAK GROVE
  HEIGHTS...O`KEAN...MCDOUGAL...MAYNARD...MARMADUKE...LYNN...LAFE...
  KNOBEL...IMBODEN...HOXIE...HICKORIA...GREENWAY...EVENING STAR...
  DELAPLAINE...DATTO...DALTON...CORNING...COLLEGE CITY...BLACK
  ROCK...BIGGERS...BEECH GROVE...ATTICA AND ANNIEVILLE.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLASH FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. MOVE
UP TO HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS
SUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

A FLASH FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING.
IF YOU ARE IN THE WARNING AREA MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IMMEDIATELY.
RESIDENTS LIVING ALONG STREAMS AND CREEKS SHOULD TAKE IMMEDIATE
PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS
SWIFTLY FLOWING WATERS OR WATERS OF UNKNOWN DEPTH BY FOOT OR BY
AUTOMOBILE.

.STAY TUNED TO THIS BROADCAST FOR THE LATEST UPDATES AND INFORMATION.
TO REPORT FLASH FLOODING ONLY...CALL 1 800 4 3 2 0 8 7 5.

LAT...LON 3638 8994 3638 8959 3625 8965 3625 8971
      3621 8966 3575 8986 3573 8996 3564 8990
      3547 9103 3590 9102 3589 9137 3625 9135
      3627 9128 3646 9134 3651 9025 3664 9017
      3664 8997
TIME...MOT...LOC 2215Z 180DEG 0KT 3600 9087

$$


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Tornado Watch
TORNADO WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WT 132
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
520 PM CDT TUE MAR 18 2008

TORNADO WATCH 132 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 200 AM CDT FOR THE
 FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

MOC069-133-143-155-190700-
/O.NEW.KWNS.TO.A.0132.080318T2220Z-080319T0700Z/

MO
.    MISSOURI COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

DUNKLIN              MISSISSIPPI         NEW MADRID
PEMISCOT
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
508 PM CDT TUE MAR 18 2008

ARZ008-009-017-018-026>028-035-036-048-049-058-MOZ113-115-
MSZ001>017-020>024-TNZ001>004-019>021-048>055-088>092-200015-
ALCORN-BENTON MS-CALHOUN-CARROLL-CHESTER-CHICKASAW-CLAY-COAHOMA-
CRAIGHEAD-CRITTENDEN-CROCKETT-CROSS-DESOTO-DECATUR-DUNKLIN-DYER-
FAYETTE-GIBSON-GREENE-HARDEMAN-HARDIN-HAYWOOD-HENDERSON-HENRY-
ITAWAMBA-LAFAYETTE-LAKE-LAUDERDALE-LAWRENCE-LEE AR-LEE MS-MADISON-
MARSHALL-MCNAIRY-MISSISSIPPI-MONROE-OBION-PANOLA-PEMISCOT-
PHILLIPS-POINSETT-PONTOTOC-PRENTISS-QUITMAN-RANDOLPH-SHELBY-
ST. FRANCIS-TALLAHATCHIE-TATE-TIPPAH-TIPTON-TISHOMINGO-TUNICA-
UNION-WEAKLEY-YALOBUSHA-
508 PM CDT TUE MAR 18 2008

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EAST ARKANSAS...
THE MISSOURI BOOTHEEL...NORTH MISSISSIPPI...AND WEST TENNESSEE.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS MUCH OF
OF THE MID SOUTH THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. EXPECT A LINE OF
THUNDERSTORMS TO DEVELOP AHEAD OF A SURFACE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM
AND ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT. SOME OF THESE STORMS MAY BECOME SEVERE
WITH THE PRIMARY RISK OF DAMAGING WINDS AND ISOLATED TORNADOES.
THE GREATEST THREAT FOR SEVERE WEATHER WILL BE BETWEEN 5 PM AND 2
AM WEDNESDAY MORNING NORTH AND WEST OF A LINE FROM HELENA TO
PARIS. THIS AREA IS COVERED BY TORNADO WATCH 132.  AREAS OF SOUTH
AND EAST OF THIS LINE SHOULD EXPECT A THREAT OF SEVERE WEATHER
FROM 9 PM TO 6 AM WEDNESDAY MORNING.

HEAVY RAINFALL IS ALSO EXPECTED LATER TONIGHT ACROSS AREAS NORTH
OF A FORREST CITY ARKANSAS TO MEMPHIS TO UNION CITY TENNESSEE LINE
AS A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT PUSHES THROUGH THE FORECAST AREA.
RAINFALL AMOUNTS BETWEEN 2 AND 5 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE WEST OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER WITH LESSER AMOUNTS...GENERALLY BETWEEN 1 AND 3
INCHES...EXPECTED FURTHER SOUTH AND EAST. A FLASH FLOOD WATCH
REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR NORTHWEST PORTIONS OF THE MID SOUTH...SINCE
THE GROUND REMAINS SATURATED AND THERE REMAINS A POTENTIAL FOR
FLASH FLOODING.

STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO NEAR 40 MPH
WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT. A WIND ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR
THE ENTIRE MIDSOUTH UNTIL 7AM WEDNESDAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

HEAVY RAINFALL WILL LIKELY CONTINUE INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING ACROSS
NORTHERN PORTIONS OF THE MID SOUTH AND THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH MAY
NEED TO BE EXTENDED THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING ACROSS PORTIONS OF
THE AREA.

IN ADDITION TO FLASH FLOODING...SOME RIVER FLOODING IS LIKELY
ACROSS EASTERN ARKANSAS...THE MISSOURI BOOTHEEL...AND NORTHWEST
TENNESSEE ON WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ACTIVATION OF STORM SPOTTERS...EMERGENCY MANAGERS...AND LAW
ENFORCEMENT IN SUPPORT OF SEVERE WEATHER OPERATIONS WILL BE NEEDED
THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT FOR MUCH OF THE MID SOUTH.

$$

JLH/RJO

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Flood Warning
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
137 PM CDT TUE MAR 18 2008

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT CARUTHERSVILLE.

THE NEXT RIVER STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED LATER TONIGHT OR SOONER IF
CONDITIONS WARRANT.

FOR GRAPHICAL RIVER AND FLOOD INFORMATION...PLEASE GO TO
WWW.WEATHER.GOV AND CLICK NEAR MEMPHIS ON THE MAP. THEN SELECT RIVERS
AND LAKES AHPS UNDER CURRENT CONDITIONS.

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.

ARC093-MOC155-TNC045-095-097-190937-
/O.CON.KMEG.FL.W.0020.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CRTM7.1.ER.080316T2113Z.080328T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
137 PM CDT TUE MAR 18 2008

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT CARUTHERSVILLE
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
* AT 1 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 32.2 FEET
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST
* FLOOD STAGE IS 32.0 FEET
* THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE
  RISING TO NEAR 39.0 FEET BY THURSDAY EVENING.  ADDITIONAL RISES MAY
  BE POSSIBLE THEREAFTER.
* AT 39.0 FEET...SIGNIFICANT BACKWATER FLOODING FROM THE OBION RIVER
  WILL AFFECT WESTERN PORTIONS OF DYER AND LAUDERDALE COUNTIES IN
  TENNESSEE. HIGHWAYS 104 AND 88 FLOODED.

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Flash Flood Watch
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
1057 AM CDT TUE MAR 18 2008

...EXCESSIVE RAINFALL AND FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING ACROSS PARTS OF THE MIDSOUTH...

.A POWERFUL SLOW MOVING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL APPROACH THE
MIDSOUTH TONIGHT AND BRING ABUNDANT MOISTURE AND LIFT. THE
ABUNDANT MOISTURE AND LIFT WILL RESULT IN HEAVY RAIN AND FLOODING
OVER NORTHWEST PORTIONS OF THE MIDSOUTH...INCLUDING EAST
ARKANSAS...THE MISSOURI BOOTHEEL...AND FAR WEST TENNESSEE TONIGHT
THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY.

ARZ008-009-017-018-026>028-035-036-048-MOZ113-115-MSZ001-TNZ001-
002-019-048-049-088-190300-
/O.CON.KMEG.FF.A.0001.000000T0000Z-080319T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
RANDOLPH-CLAY-LAWRENCE-GREENE-CRAIGHEAD-POINSETT-MISSISSIPPI-
CROSS-CRITTENDEN-ST. FRANCIS-DUNKLIN-PEMISCOT-DESOTO-LAKE-OBION-
DYER-LAUDERDALE-TIPTON-SHELBY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WALNUT RIDGE...PARAGOULD...JONESBORO...
HARRISBURG...BLYTHEVILLE...WYNNE...WEST MEMPHIS...FORREST CITY...
KENNETT...CARUTHERSVILLE...SOUTHAVEN...OLIVE BRANCH...
UNION CITY...DYERSBURG...COVINGTON...BARTLETT...GERMANTOWN...
COLLIERVILLE...MEMPHIS...MILLINGTON
1057 AM CDT TUE MAR 18 2008

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

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...MISSISSIPPI...POINSETT...RANDOLPH AND ST.
  FRANCIS. IN NORTH MISSISSIPPI...DESOTO. IN SOUTHEAST
  MISSOURI...DUNKLIN AND PEMISCOT. IN WEST TENNESSEE...DYER...
  LAKE...LAUDERDALE...OBION...SHELBY AND TIPTON.

* THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING

* HEAVY RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS NORTHWEST PORTIONS OF THE MID
  SOUTH LATER TONIGHT AND CONTINUING INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING. RAINFALL
  AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES IN 12 HOURS ARE POSSIBLE WITH THE
  HEAVIEST RAINFALL OCCURRING NORTH OF A HARRISBURG ARKANSAS TO
  CARUTHERSVILLE MISSOURI LINE. TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL RANGE
  FROM 2 TO 3 INCHES NEAR A FORREST CITY ARKANSAS TO MEMPHIS TO
  UNION CITY TENNESSEE LINE. HIGHER AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES WITH
  LOCALLY HEAVIER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE NORTH OF A HARRISBURG
  ARKANSAS TO CARUTHERSVILLE MISSOURI LINE.

* FLASH FLOODING CAN BE EXPECTED IN THE WATCH AREA. RIVER
  FLOODING WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THESE SAME AREAS. EVEN
  THOUGH RIVER FLOODING WILL NOT BE AN IMMEDIATE IMPACT...RIVER
  FORECASTS SHOULD BE MONITORED FOR THE LATEST CREST FORECASTS
  OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

$$

JLH


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Wind Advisory
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
1046 AM CDT TUE MAR 18 2008

...STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL PERSIST IN ADVANCE OF A DEVELOPING
SURFACE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM...

ARZ008-009-017-018-026>028-035-036-048-049-058-MOZ113-115-
MSZ001>017-020>024-TNZ001>004-019>021-048>055-088>092-190300-
/O.CON.KMEG.WI.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-080319T1200Z/
RANDOLPH-CLAY-LAWRENCE-GREENE-CRAIGHEAD-POINSETT-MISSISSIPPI-
CROSS-CRITTENDEN-ST. FRANCIS-LEE AR-PHILLIPS-DUNKLIN-PEMISCOT-
DESOTO-MARSHALL-BENTON MS-TIPPAH-ALCORN-TISHOMINGO-TUNICA-TATE-
PRENTISS-COAHOMA-QUITMAN-PANOLA-LAFAYETTE-UNION-PONTOTOC-LEE MS-
ITAWAMBA-TALLAHATCHIE-YALOBUSHA-CALHOUN-CHICKASAW-MONROE-LAKE-
OBION-WEAKLEY-HENRY-DYER-GIBSON-CARROLL-LAUDERDALE-TIPTON-HAYWOOD-
CROCKETT-MADISON-CHESTER-HENDERSON-DECATUR-SHELBY-FAYETTE-
HARDEMAN-MCNAIRY-HARDIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WALNUT RIDGE...PARAGOULD...JONESBORO...
HARRISBURG...BLYTHEVILLE...WYNNE...WEST MEMPHIS...FORREST CITY...
HELENA...KENNETT...CARUTHERSVILLE...SOUTHAVEN...OLIVE BRANCH...
CORINTH...IUKA...TUNICA...BOONEVILLE...CLARKSDALE...BATESVILLE...
OXFORD...NEW ALBANY...TUPELO...AMORY...ABERDEEN...UNION CITY...
MARTIN...DRESDEN...PARIS...DYERSBURG...HUMBOLDT...MILAN...
HUNTINGDON...COVINGTON...JACKSON...LEXINGTON...BARTLETT...
GERMANTOWN...COLLIERVILLE...MEMPHIS...MILLINGTON...SOMERVILLE...
BOLIVAR...SAVANNAH
1046 AM CDT TUE MAR 18 2008

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT WEDNESDAY...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT WEDNESDAY.

A STRENGTHENING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER TEXAS THAT WILL LIFT
NORTHEAST TOWARDS THE MID SOUTH TONIGHT. IN ADVANCE OF THIS WEATHER
FEATURE...STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS SUSTAINED BETWEEN 20 AND 25
MPH...WITH GUSTS UP 40 MPH WILL CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON INTO
TONIGHT.

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 25 TO 39 MPH ARE
EXPECTED...OR GUSTS WILL RANGE BETWEEN 40 AND 57 MPH. WINDS THIS
STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE
VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

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