Areas Affected: Alcorn; Benton; Calhoun; Chickasaw; Itawamba; Lafayette; Lee; Marshall; Monroe; Pontotoc; Prentiss; Tippah; Tishomingo; Union
...Flash Flooding is possible across the entire Mid- South today...
.A cold front will move across Arkansas today...reaching the
Mississippi River by later this afternoon. Showers and
thunderstorms will develop across the region this morning and
continue into the evening hours. Locally heavy rainfall could
produce flash flooding.
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM CDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...
The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for
* Portions of North Mississippi and West Tennessee, including the following areas, in North Mississippi, Alcorn, Benton, Calhoun, Chickasaw, Itawamba, Lafayette, Lee, Marshall, Monroe, Pontotoc, Prentiss, Tippah, Tishomingo, and Union. In West Tennessee, Fayette, Hardeman, Hardin, and McNairy.
* From 7 AM CDT this morning through this evening
* Over 2 inches of rain is possible across the watch area with isolated higher amounts.
* Street flooding will be a hazard for motorists. Low-lying and poor drainage areas will be at risk for flash flooding, as well as small streams.
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.