NWS County & Zone Alert Details

Weather Alerts for Crockett County, TN

As Issued by the National Weather Service

River Flood Warning    RIVER FLOOD WARNING    River Flood Warning
  CROCKETT COUNTY, TN  
 
COUNTIES IN TENNESSEE & KENTUCKY INCLUDED IN THIS ADVISORY:
  Crockett - Dyer - Lauderdale  
 
 EFFECTIVE:  Tue, 2/20 11:59am  UPDATED:  Tue, 2/20 3:03pm URGENCY:  Expected 
 EXPIRES:  Wed, 2/21 11:58am SEVERITY:  Moderate  CERTAINTY:  Likely 

 
Details:
The Flood Warning continues for the S.F. Fork Forked Deer River.
The Flood Warning continues for
the S.F. Fork Forked Deer River near Halls
* until further notice.
* At 11 AM Tuesday the stage was 10.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring AND Minor flooding is forecast.
* Maximum forecast stage of 12.5 feet on Thursday February 22.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* The river continues to remain above flood stage and will rise to
near 12.5 feet by Thursday February 22 then begin falling.
* At 12.5 feet...Water is flowing over Highway 210 north of Halls.
Several low lying roads near the South Fork of the Forked Deer
River are flooded.
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Information:
A followup Flood Statement will be issued this evening 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.

 

Flood Watch    FLOOD WATCH    Flood Watch
  CROCKETT COUNTY, TN  
 
COUNTIES IN TENNESSEE & KENTUCKY INCLUDED IN THIS ADVISORY:
  Crockett - Dyer - Gibson - Haywood - Lauderdale - Shelby - Tipton  
 
 EFFECTIVE:  Tue, 2/20 11:23am  UPDATED:  Tue, 2/20 3:03pm URGENCY:  Future 
 EXPIRES:  Tue, 2/20 7:00pm SEVERITY:  Moderate  CERTAINTY:  Possible 

 
Details:
...Flooding Possible Across Portions of the Mid-South Tonight
through late Wednesday night...
.A slow-moving cold front will interact with deep moisture to
produce showers and thunderstorms across the Mid-South this week.
Widespread heavy rainfall is expected to develop late tonight
and continue through tomorrow into early Thursday. Rainfall
totals of 2 to 4 inches are expected in the watch area, with
localized higher amounts possible. Very moist soils due to recent
rainfall will result in significant run-off. Flooding is likely
along many of the rivers and tributaries. In addition, widespread
flooding of lowlands and poor drainage urban areas is anticipated.
Additional heavy rainfall is expected later in the week.
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY 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, Coahoma, DeSoto, and
Tunica. In Southeast Missouri, Dunklin and Pemiscot. In West
Tennessee, Crockett, Dyer, Gibson, Haywood, Lake, Lauderdale,
Obion, Shelby, Tipton, and Weakley.
* From late tonight through late Wednesday night.
* Heavy rainfall is expected across much of the Mid-South.
Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches, with localized higher
amounts, are possible across much of the area. The heaviest
rainfall expected across northeast Arkansas, northwest
Tennessee, and the Missouri Bootheel.
* Runoff from heavy rainfall may result in rapid rises in river,
stream, and creek levels. Widespread lowland flooding is
possible and poor drainage urban areas may experience street
flooding.

Information:
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.