• Flood Warning

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    ARC031-037-093-111-MOC069-155-TNC167-120200- /O.CON.KMEG.FA.W.0002.000000T0000Z-190212T0200Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ Craighead AR-Poinsett AR-Mississippi AR-Cross AR-Pemiscot MO- Dunklin MO-Tipton TN- 525 PM CST MON FEB 11 2019 ...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM CST FOR CRAIGHEAD...POINSETT...MISSISSIPPI...NORTHERN CROSS...SOUTHERN PEMISCOT...SOUTHEASTERN DUNKLIN AND SOUTHWESTERN TIPTON COUNTIES... At 521 PM CST, emergency management officials reported numerous road closures due to flooding caused by heavy rainfall across the warned area. Widespread rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches, with localized amounts near 5 inches, have fallen on already saturated soil to result in areal flooding. Some locations that will experience flooding include... Jonesboro, Blytheville, Osceola, Trumann, Gosnell, Manila, Marked Tree, Harrisburg, Steele, Bono, Lake City, Leachville, Lepanto, Bay, Brookland, Monette, Caraway, Luxora, Wilson and Tyronza. Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are possible across the warned area through tonight. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots. Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you can do so safely. && LAT...LON 3588 9103 3588 9087 3591 9087 3597 9039 3599 9038 3612 8961 3609 8968 3602 8969 3600 8973 3595 8969 3589 8977 3585 8975 3576 8981 3573 8996 3566 8992 3567 8987 3559 8996 3555 8994 3543 9001 3542 9104 $$

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