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: Mon, 2/18 9:02pm Updated: Tue, 2/19 9:22am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue, 2/19 9:03pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
The Flood Warning continues for the Buttahatchie River...Coldwater
River...L`anguille River...Little Tallahatchie Canal...Loosahatchie
River...Mississippi River...North Fork Forked Deer River...North Fork
Obion River...Obion River...Right Hand Chute Little River...S.F. of
the Forked Deer River...Saint Francis River...St Francis River
Diversion Ditch...Tallahatchie River...Tennessee River...Tombigbee
River.
For the Loosahatchie River, near Loosahatchie River Near Arlington
2NE,
The Flood Warning continues for
the Tennessee River at Savannah
* until further notice.
* At 08 PM Monday the stage was 374.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring AND Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 370.0 feet.
* The river rose above flood stage Friday February 15 and will
continue rising to near 385.7 feet by Monday February 25.
Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* At 386.0 feet...Highway 69 at Prong Doe Creek just north of Satillo
is flooded. Edgehill is flooding.
&&

Information:
A followup Flood Statement will be issued tomorrow 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.
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 Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning
DECATUR COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Decatur - Perry
Effective: Wed, 2/20 4:13pm Updated: Tue, 2/19 9:22am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue, 2/19 9:03pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
The Flood Warning continues for the Buttahatchie River...Coldwater
River...L`anguille River...Little Tallahatchie Canal...Loosahatchie
River...Mississippi River...North Fork Forked Deer River...North Fork
Obion River...Obion River...Right Hand Chute Little River...S.F. of
the Forked Deer River...Saint Francis River...St Francis River
Diversion Ditch...Tallahatchie River...Tennessee River...Tombigbee
River.
For the Loosahatchie River, near Loosahatchie River Near Arlington
2NE,
The Flood Warning continues for
the Tennessee River at Perryville
* from Wednesday February 20 until further notice.
* At 08 PM Monday the stage was 362.6 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 365.0 feet.
* Forecast to rise above flood stage by Wednesday February 20 and
continue to rise to near 371.6 feet by Monday February 25.
Additional rises are possible thereafter.
* At 372.0 feet...In Decatur County, at Cherokee Heights, entrance to
parking lot to boat launch area is flooded. Main evacuation road to
Lost Creek Boat Dock and Landing closes.
&&

Information:
A followup Flood Statement will be issued tomorrow 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.
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.

Flash Flood Watch  FLASH FLOOD WATCH   Flash 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: Tue, 2/19 12:00pm Updated: Tue, 2/19 9:22am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 2/21 6:00am Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...Flash Flood Watch in effect Tuesday afternoon through Thursday
morning for all of the Mid-South...
.Rain, heavy at times, will begin early on Tuesday in response to
a persistent upper level jet over the area. Appreciable rainfall
over the same locations may lead to flash flooding. In addition,
areas along Interstate 40 that recently experienced heavy
rainfall will be especially susceptible to flash flooding.
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST TODAY
THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
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,
Lee, Mississippi, Phillips, Poinsett, and St. Francis. In
North Mississippi, Alcorn, Benton, Calhoun, Chickasaw,
Coahoma, DeSoto, Itawamba, Lafayette, Lee, Marshall, Monroe,
Panola, Pontotoc, Prentiss, Quitman, Tallahatchie, Tate,
Tippah, Tishomingo, Tunica, Union, and Yalobusha. 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.
* From noon CST today through late Wednesday night
* 2 to 4 inches of rain is expected across most of the Mid-South.
* Street flooding will be a hazard for travelers. Low-lying and
poor drainage areas will be at risk for flash flooding, as
well as small streams.

Information:
A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

River Flood Advisory  RIVER FLOOD ADVISORY   River Flood Advisory
DECATUR COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Decatur - Hardin - Perry - Wayne
Effective: Tue, 2/19 4:36am Updated: Tue, 2/19 9:22am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue, 2/19 4:35pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...The flood advisory continues for the Tennessee River...
Tennessee River At Clifton affecting Decatur...Hardin...Perry and Wayne
Counties
. Upstream water releases, recent rainfall, and forecast rainfall will continue
to cause rises on the Tennessee River this week.
The Flood Advisory continues for
The Tennessee River At Clifton
* Until further notice.
* At 4 AM Tuesday the estimated stage was 367.9 feet and the river was rising.
* Flood stage is 370.0 feet.
* At 370.0 feet...In Decatur County, the boat launch and parking lot areas of
Riverstone Marina are flooded. In Wayne County, water begins to flood portions
of Beechview Drive and the Beech Lake Campground on Beech Lake Road. In Perry
County, access roads in the Peters Landing area including Peters Landing Road
begin to flood. In Hardin County, in the Cobb Farm area of Nance Bend and low
lying portions of Senator Cobb Road and Colonel James Hardin Drive begin to
flood and access may be limited.
* 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.

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