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County,
Flash Flood Watch issued October 13 at 11:42AM CDT until October 14 at 1:00AM CDT by NWS
Effective: 11:42 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 13, 2014
Expires: 1 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR THE MIDSOUTH...
.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH THE MIDSOUTH THIS
AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
WILL CONTINUE ALONG AND AHEAD OF THE FRONT WITH HEAVY RAIN LIKELY
AND FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE ACROSS THE MIDSOUTH.
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
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...COAHOMA...
DESOTO...PANOLA...QUITMAN...TALLAHATCHIE...TATE AND TUNICA. IN
SOUTHEAST MISSOURI...DUNKLIN AND PEMISCOT. IN WEST TENNESSEE...
DYER...LAKE...LAUDERDALE...OBION...SHELBY AND TIPTON.
* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT
* WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ALONG AND AHEAD OF A COLD
FRONT MOVING THROUGH THE REGION WILL PRODUCE TWO INCHES TO
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS OF RAIN.
* THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL MAY RESULT IN FLASH FLOODING
ESPECIALLY IN AREAS WHERE THE SOIL IS SATURATED. LOW WATER
CROSSINGS MAY QUICKLY BECOME FLOODED AND ROAD CLOSURES FROM
THE HEAVY RAINS WILL BE POSSIBLE. POOR DRAINAGE AREAS MAY ALSO
BECOME FLOODED.

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