Weather Alerts for Decatur County

Issued by the National Weather Service

River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning
DECATUR COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Decatur - Hardin
Effective: Thu, 2/22 10:48am Updated: Thu, 2/22 10:56am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 2/23 10:47am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
The Flood Warning continues for the Tennessee River at Savannah.
The Flood Warning continues for
the Tennessee River at Savannah
* until further notice.
* At 10 AM Thursday the stage was 374.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 370.0 feet.
* At 374.0 feet...Intersection of Towboat Lane, Bardgeview Lane, and
Coffee Landing Road is flooded. Low spots near the west end of
Connie Beth Lane are flooded.
&&

Information:
A followup Flood Statement will be issued later today.
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.

River Flood Advisory  RIVER FLOOD ADVISORY   River Flood Advisory
DECATUR COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Decatur - Perry
Effective: Thu, 2/22 10:51am Updated: Thu, 2/22 10:56am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun, 2/25 12:00am Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...The Flood Advisory continues for the Tennessee River...
Tennessee River at Perryville affecting Perry and Decatur Counties
The Flood Advisory continues for
the Tennessee River at Perryville
* until Sunday February 25.
* At 10 AM Thursday the stage was 363.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 365.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river may rise a little more.
* At 363.5 feet...In Decatur County, water inundates the boat launch
area at the north end of Woodlawn Shores Road in Cherokee Heights,
and the low lying areas of the boat launch at the end of Brodies
Landing Road. North end of Miracle Road in Fisher Landing is
flooding. Evacuation road from Beech Bend Park boat parking lot
becomes flooded.
&&

Information:
The next River Statement will be issued later today.
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.

River Flood Advisory  RIVER FLOOD ADVISORY   River Flood Advisory
DECATUR COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Decatur - Hardin - Perry - Wayne
Effective: Thu, 2/22 9:51am Updated: Thu, 2/22 10:56am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 2/22 9:51pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...The flood advisory continues for the Tennessee River...
Tennessee River At Clifton AFFECTING Decatur...Hardin...Perry and Wayne
Counties
. The Tennessee River at Clifton will remain above action stage until further
notice due to ongoing rainfall and upstream water releases.
The Flood Advisory continues for
The Tennessee River At Clifton
* Until further notice.
* Flood stage is 370.0 feet.
* The river will continue to fall to near 367.2 feet by tomorrow morning.
* At 369.0 feet...In Decatur County, water inundates Scenic Lane in the Russ
Farm area, cutting off all access to riverfront homes in the area.
* At 368.0 feet...In Perry County, water reaches the low lying portions of
access roads in the Peters Landing area.
* At 367.0 feet...In Wayne County, water inundates the boat launch areas and
portions of access roads in the Beech Lake Campground on Beech Lake Road.
* At 366.0 feet...In Hardin County, water inundates low lying agricultural areas
and access roads in the Cobb Farm area of Nance Bend, including Senator Cobb
Road and Colonel Hardin Road.
* At 365.0 feet...In Decatur County, low lying areas of the Riverstone Marina
become inundated.
* At 364.5 feet...In Decatur County, water begins to inundate portions of Scenic
Lane in the Russ Farm area and access may be limited to some houses along the
river.
* At 364.0 feet...In Wayne County, in the Beech Creek area water begins to
inundate low lying areas on the north end of Beechview Drive and the Beech
Lake Campground on Beech Lake Road. In Hardin County, water begins to inundate
the low lying areas of Cobb Farm in Nance Bend.

Information:
Stay tuned to noaa weather radio or other local media for further information
from the National Weather Service.

Flood Watch  FLOOD WATCH   Flood Watch
DECATUR COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Benton - Carroll - Chester - Crockett - Decatur - Dyer - Fayette - Gibson - Hardeman - Hardin - Haywood - Henderson - Henry - Lake - Lauderdale - Madison - McNairy - Obion - Shelby - Tipton - Weakley
Effective: Thu, 2/22 9:51am Updated: Thu, 2/22 10:56am Urgency: Future
Expires: Thu, 2/22 9:51pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...Flooding Likely Across Portions of the Mid-South Through Late
Saturday Night...
.A slow-moving cold front will interact with deep moisture to
produce showers and thunderstorms across the Mid-South today
through late Saturday night. Moderate to heavy rainfall is
expected across the southern counties this morning...with a shift
to along and north of I-40 tonight. Heavier precipitation will
remain over this area through Saturday night as well...with the
southern counties of the watch seeing a period of lighter
activity for Friday and Friday night. Additional rainfall totals
of 2 to 5 inches is anticipated through late Saturday night.
Localized higher amounts are possible. Very moist soils due to
recent rainfall will result in significant run-off. Flooding is
occurring or expected along many of the rivers and tributaries.
In addition, widespread flooding of lowlands and poor drainage
urban areas is anticipated.
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY 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, Alcorn, Benton, Coahoma,
DeSoto, Marshall, Panola, Quitman, Tate, Tippah, and Tunica.
In Southeast Missouri, Dunklin and Pemiscot. In West
Tennessee, Benton, Carroll, Chester, Crockett, Decatur, Dyer,
Fayette, Gibson, Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, Henry,
Lake, Lauderdale, Madison, McNairy, Obion, Shelby, Tipton, and
Weakley.
* Through late Saturday night
* Heavy rainfall is expected across much of the Mid-South.
Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are possible, with localized
higher amounts. Another round of heavy rainfall is expected
Friday through Saturday night.
* 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.