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County,
Flash Flood Watch issued July 03 at 1:18PM CDT until July 04 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 1:18 p.m. on Friday, July 3, 2015
Expires: 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 4, 2015

...HEAVY RAIN EXPECTED ACROSS THE MIDSOUTH THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...
.A WEAK COLD FRONT ACROSS THE MIDSOUTH WILL CONTINUE TO BE THE
FOCUS FOR SHOWERS AND STORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING 1 TO 3 INCHES
OF HEAVY RAIN PER HOUR. IN ADDITION UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES
ROTATING AROUND A LOW PRESSURE CENTER IN THE SOUTHERN GREAT LAKES
WILL ALLOW FOR STORMS TO BACK BUILD AND TRAIN OVER THE SAME AREAS.
REPORTS OF OVER 7 INCHES HAS ALREADY OCCURRED ACROSS PORTIONS OF
NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI. WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 5 TO 8
INCHES...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE
MIDSOUTH THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY EVENING.
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEMPHIS HAS EXPANDED THE
* FLASH FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE PORTIONS OF EAST ARKANSAS...
SOUTHEAST MISSOURI AND WEST TENNESSEE...INCLUDING THE
FOLLOWING AREAS...IN EAST ARKANSAS...CLAY...CRAIGHEAD...
GREENE...LAWRENCE...MISSISSIPPI...POINSETT AND RANDOLPH. IN
SOUTHEAST MISSOURI...DUNKLIN AND PEMISCOT. IN WEST TENNESSEE...
BENTON...CARROLL...CHESTER...CROCKETT...DECATUR...DYER...
GIBSON...HAYWOOD...HENDERSON...HENRY...LAKE...LAUDERDALE...
MADISON...OBION...TIPTON AND WEAKLEY.
* THROUGH SATURDAY EARLY EVENING.
* EXCESSIVE RAINFALL.
* ROADS MAY BECOME WASHED OUT AND IMPASSABLE. IN ADDITION FLOODING
TO RESIDENTIAL AND BUSINESS AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING IS ALSO
ANTICIPATED.

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